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I am 18 years old, and I am about 9 weeks along in my pregnancy. I am having some pains in my stomach. Is that just the growth of my uterus?

I am 18 years old, and I am about 9 weeks along in my pregnancy. I am having some pains in my stomach. Is that just the growth of my uterus?

Cramps may be normal: While some cramps in early pregnancy may be normal.But you should have yourself checked by your obstetrician to make sure nothing else is going on.So make an apt asap. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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19 weeks pregnant stomach & chest tightenings wart like growth entrance to vagina but not wart surrounded by 5 - 6 little ones help please?

19 weeks pregnant stomach & chest tightenings wart like growth entrance to vagina but not wart surrounded by 5 - 6 little ones help please?

Folliculitis?: Hard to tell without seeing. If these lesions are on the hairy part, they may represent inflamed hair follicles. If they get larger or complicated, get them checked ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
Once
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I was told my uterus is enlarged. I have had multiple pregnancy symptoms & abdominal growth/fullness. We are both surgically sterilized. Pg tests neg.?

I was told my uterus is enlarged. I have had multiple pregnancy symptoms & abdominal growth/fullness. We are both surgically sterilized. Pg tests neg.?

Difficult to say: You need to be evaluated by your physician. You may possibly have something called adenomyosis. This is where bits and pieces of the uterine lining gets trapped in the muscle of the uterine wall and displays an enlarged uterus with tenderness. ...Read more

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With all my pregnancy I felt very sick and with this one I don't just hungry could there be something wrong? 4to5 weeks stomach feels like I did situp

With all my pregnancy I felt very sick and with this one I don't just hungry could there be something wrong? 4to5 weeks stomach feels like I did situp

Each pregnancy: can be different for a woman. Not being symptomatic at this time does not mean that something is wrong. Congratulations and take care. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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At week 1 of pregnancy does you stomach start to get a little hard?

At week 1 of pregnancy does you stomach start to get a little hard?

Not typically : There may be some hormone changes starting to occur that may cause some bloating and discomfort but not usually hardness. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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