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Dr. Yash Khanna
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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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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
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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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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
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In the first to two weeks of pregnancy does the lower part of the stomach gets tighter than normal?

In the first to two weeks of pregnancy does the lower part of the stomach gets tighter than normal?

No.: There are few signs of early pregnancy and none of them are definite. Most people don't feel any different the first few weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What do your stomach feel like after 3 weeks of pregnancy?

What do your stomach feel like after 3 weeks of pregnancy?

You may have: no symptoms at this time - and don't expect to be able to palpate your uterus. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
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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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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Is it bad to lay flat on stomach and have someone push down in center of back to pop it at 5-6 weeks of pregnancy?

Avoid : Unless you are seeing a chiropractor with specific training in how to treat pregnant patients i would avoid letting anyone meds with your spine. ...Read more

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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