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What does gas feel like when 5 months pregnant

What does gas feel like when 5 months  pregnant

Like regular gas: A 5 month pregnancy is not that big, so gas at that time should feel similar to regular gas before pregnancy. There may be more reflux, heartburn, and gas, but the quality of it should be similar to past symptoms. If there are big cramps, possible contractions, or other worrisome symptoms, a woman can see her primary care doctor and ob-gyn to look for routine problems and for pregnancy problems. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm 5 months pregnant and i've been working at a gas station for about a year now but lately it's been smelling a lot like natural gas. Any advice?

I'm 5 months pregnant and i've been working at a gas station for about a year now but lately it's been smelling a lot like natural gas. Any advice?

Employer issue: Ask your employer to check the premises for a propane or natural gas leak. Keep in mind that pregnant women often have difficulty with smelling and are hypersensitive to odors. ...Read more

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Im pregnant and have pain and gas?

Im pregnant and have pain and gas?

Normal probably: During pregnancy the baby and uterus displace all of the structures in the pelvis including the colon. So to some extent this is expected in pregnancy. If it becomes persistent see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I manage gas while pregnant?

It's common: Most of us have more gas when we're pregnant. I'd recommend you learn to laugh at yourself, and maybe try Tums (calcium carbonate) or another antacid. I'm not sure why it happens: a bit of lactose intolerance? The constipation that comes with the slowing of the smooth muscle of the gut? Be kind to yourself. We all have this issue when we're pregnant. ...Read more

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Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Everyone gets gas: Everyone gets gas whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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What can I take for gas when pregnant?

ASK OB: Maalox is fine and Cat B which can help with GI upset and some gas issues. Important to ask your OB Dr. for continuity of care and sop that they know what your are going through and any meds you will be taking, even over the counter ones. Good luck and Congratulations. ...Read more

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Can you get a lot of gas when pregnant?

Pregnancy, gas: Yes, increase in gas in pregnancy is common. Constipation is another common complaint. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more