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Stomach Feels Like Baby Kicking
I have been having thumping in my stomach feels just like a baby kicking, but I am not pregnant that I know of. Sharp pain occurs randomly. Ideas?
Peristalsis: Peristalisis is the normal contractions of the stomach and intestines. This may be what you are feeling. The pains are unusual and you should see your doctor to be safe. ...Read more
I keep having stomach twitches that feel like a baby kicking. I am not pregnant. What might it be?
GI: This is most likely related to the GI tract, more specifically your intestines. They are constantly in motion and some women perceive this as similar to early fetal movement. ...Read more
I am seeing and feeling movement in my stomach that feels just like a baby kicking but im not pregnant. I had a negative test and I had a period.?
Stomach/intestines: Sometimes your stomach and intestines moving around can feel very much like a baby moving around. If you are sure that you are not pregnant then don't worry. If you are having discomfort from this see your doctor. ...Read more
I have been have what feels like a baby kicking in my stomach but I haven't missed a period and I have an IUD?
Home pregnancy test: Then, for your peace of mind, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have GERD but lately I have been experiencing something that feels like a baby kicking in my stomach. What could this possibly be?
I'm a healthy 41 yr old female. The past few days I felt pulsing sensation (resembles baby kicking) in my lower right abdomen. Should I be concerned?
Spasm or Thump feels like a baby kicking (not preg) just below sternum top of abdomen - while resting generally for 20 minutes
Spasm: This may well be pylorospasm-a spasm of the outlet of the stomach. It causes discomfort just below the sternum and may last minutes at a time. There are antispasmodic medications that may prevent pylorospasm, but to do this you would have to take the medication daily. You could take it only for episodes that persist for longer periods. Discuss this your MD or see a gastroenterologist for evaluati ...Read more
Feel what is strangely like baby kicking on my right side around belly button. Sometimes with sharp pain...can see stomachs move, no gas,?
My low/middle abdomen where uterus is keeps twitching intermittently, doesn't hurt, but feels like a baby kicking almost. Is this cause for concern?
Are you pregnant?: It sounds like you may be concerned about a possible pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If negative then consider scheduling a visit for a pelvic exam to determine what might be causing these symptoms. ...Read more
I had my period a week ago but today I had a very strange movement in my abdomen it honestly felt like a baby kicking what on earth could be going on?
Had a medical abortion at 14 weeks. 3 weeks after, 2 hpt were negative. However, I feel "gassy" stomach. Baby kicking? Possible continued preg?
I'm feeling weird movements in my abdomen, like a baby kicking, the last 2 months my period was short, pregnancy tests came back neg. What's going on?
Movements in abdomen: If you're really concerned about pregnancy, it's sometimes helpful to do another test 1 week after the first one to confirm. If still negative, it can be gas, muscle fasciculations (especially if you've done a lot of ab workouts), or just normal movements of the bowel during digestion. Best of luck! ...Read more
I am not pregnant I just had my period. 2 weeks ago and I feel as if there is a baby kicking in my lower abdomen.
Not pregnant: If you are not pregnant then obviously there is another explanation for what you are feeling. Most likely due to intestinal issues ...Read more
What is the pulsing in abdomen, kinda like baby kicking. To the right of belly button, lower right pelvis, and also just below right ribs/about 1 mo.
Abdominal aorta: You are most likely describing your abdominal aorta. The abdominal aorta is the largest artery in the body and in thin people is often normally palpable and felt to pulsate. If concerned, and you just started noticing it, let you dr. Know, and an ultrasound of the abdomen is non-invasive and can evaluate your aorta. ...Read more
I've had flutters like a baby kicking in my abdomen and I'm not pregnant. I've been having bad blood clots with periods as well. Abnormal periods too?
I am experiencing stomach spasms, they almost resemble a baby kicking. I am having extreme lower abdominal pain and back pain. Also, nausea?
I'm def not pregnant but for last 3/4 days I've had sensation of a baby kicking on the mid to left side of abdomen by rib cage. Any ideas? Not gas.
Neg blood test. Pregnancy symptoms since sep. Had transvag & abdominal ultrasound, found fibroids. Baby kicking and moving to sound. What to do next?
I am feeling a lot of movement in my abdomen. It feels exactly like the movements if a baby. I have had four babies, but I don't believe I am preg.
I found a heartbeat using a doppler in my abdomen area it started at 130 and went up to 150 Is that my heartbeat or the babies?
Babies heartbeat: That is the babies heartbeat.Get a more detailed answer ›
I delivared 2 babies through c sec in 2 years gap. Both the c sections are done in same place (abdomen).why both will be done in same place?
Read on please: It is the decision of the OB usually, to minimize scarring, as long as you have healed well. The C/S site is pretty standard on the abdominal wall and uterine wall. Scar tissue can affect healing. Do ask your doctor for further clarification. I am just giving you a general answer and guide. Good luck and stay well. ...Read more
I was told babies don't have the enzyme to digest grains like oatmeal and it rots in their stomach. How true is that?
Not true: Unsubstantiated old wives tale!Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the condition called in which part of the stomach is small & all the food can't reach it therefore the infant projectile vomits half his bottl?
The condition u are referring to is called Pyloric Stenosis. In pyloric stenosis, the pylorus muscles thicken, blocking food from entering the baby's small intestine. Pyloric stenosis can lead to forceful vomiting, dehydration and weight loss. Babies with this condition may seem to always be hungry.
Pyloric stenosis can be fixed with surgery.
Does initiation of teething can cause loose stomach in an infant? My 10 months old daughter has started teething and her stomach is loose these days?
I had an abdominal ultrasound today, I seen the babies heartbeat 120 but it said I was only 6wks 4d. I showed a positive test on the 27th of august???
I had surgery for pyloric stenosis as an infant. I'm 40 now and can feel food moving through that part of my stomach. Do I need surgery again?
20 ws with fet. Twins the stomach tightness that seems like it causes discomfort is this Braxton hicks or the babies moving?
Contractions...: Stomach tightening with twins usually is a contraction. If these are rare, they can be "Braxton Hicks" contractions. If they are more frequent, it could be pre-term labor. You should have a low threshold for letting your doctor know about contractions when you have twins. Best Wishes! ...Read more
Is constipation in babies normal? My 1 month old girl has constipation and doesn't poop every day and her stomach feels hard?
What is constipation: In a one month breast fed baby no poop for a few days is normal as long as the poop in not hard. Babies in the first month or so have frequents pooh so this change to less frequent pooh causes much worry but is normal regardless on apparent straining. At this age babies also have periods of unexplained crying which sometimes are attributed to gas or trouble with pooh. This is not the case! ...Read more
22 weeks pregnant, low backache & lower abdominal pain. Babies heartbeat is good & 20week scan was normal. I also just feel unwell. Had flu 3days ago.
Need urine check: These symptoms certainly could all just be residual from a stomach "flu" you recently had, and if you weren't pregnant, I'd tell you to drink lots of fluids and rest. However, you have to pay attention to little hints while pregnant. Your body does not fight infections as well and is more prone to complications of routine illness. So backache, low abdominal pain - could be a UTI. Get checked today ...Read more
A bulge with crying: That flattens when relaxed, or is easily compressible with slight pressure is consistent with hernia.Common location would be in the midline, usually near the navel. Many toddlers still have weak abdominal muscles that may not quite join in the midline, so with straining, the entire midline tissue from breast bone to below the navel may bulge a little. This is diastasis recti and is not a hernia ...Read more
Usually nothing.: Echogenic material in the fetal stomach is sometimes seen in prenatal ultrasound, but is usually of no clinical significance. This may be swallowed vernix caseosa, desquamed epithelial clumps, or metabolic products of subchorionic blood after a hemorrhagic episode. In the latter case, the fetal gastric debris is still not a problem in and of itself, rather a marker of a previously existing problem. ...Read more
Varies: Since baby move frequently there is not just one spot. That is why they have to scan with the ultrasound to find the doppler signal ...Read more
I am extremely concerned about my infant baby develop small bruises on her back and stomach since she is now mobilizing in her baby walker.?
See doctor: Bruises on the legs are common. Bruises on back and stomach are not. She should be checked by your pediatrician. Also walkers are no longer recommended because they cause injuries. ...Read more
I am 36 weeks pregnant with twins and need to wear an Abdominal corset for just 30 minutes. Would that harm the babies?
Twins: No it won't harm your twins. Good luck! ...Read more
3 mo old has rash all over stomach and back. Does not disturb infant. Is not red, just small bumps that cover back and stomach.
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