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37+6 weeks pregnant. Super tight abdomen. Is that normal?

37+6 weeks pregnant. Super tight abdomen. Is that normal?

Need exam: You will need to contact your doctor for an exam to make sure everything is ok. It would be irresponsible to guess. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 around 5-6 weeks pregnant & I just started having mild sharp pain near my abdominal area & down there. It comes and goes, Should I b worried?

I'm around 5-6 weeks pregnant & I just started having mild sharp pain near my abdominal area & down there. It comes and goes, Should I b worried?

No: What you describe is not unusual, however, if your pain persists, gets worse, you have bleeding, or any other concerns, please report to your OB. Make sure you are hydrating well. Best Wishes ...Read more

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I have occasional lower abdominal discomfort & I'm 6 weeks pregnant is this normal?

I have occasional lower abdominal discomfort & I'm 6 weeks pregnant is this normal?

Very: This is very common in early pregnancy. If the pain becomes severe or you have any bleeding, get checked right away.

Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have sharp pains in your lower abdomen when 6 weeks pregnant?

What does it mean if you have sharp pains in your lower abdomen when 6 weeks pregnant?

See a doctor: Sharp pains in early pregnancy need an emergent evaluation to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. Sometimes the pregnancy implants in the Fallopian tube (an ectopic pregnancy). This can be a life threatening condition. Best to be seen and make sure that you don't have one. ...Read more

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I'm 6 weeks pregnant and have pain on the upper and lower left quadrant of my abdomen and its tender to touch. It's been 3 days. What could it be?

I'm 6 weeks pregnant and have pain on the upper and lower left quadrant of my abdomen and its tender to touch. It's been 3 days. What could it be?

Ultrasound immediate: Go immediately to an er for an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is okay and in the right place and to see what else is going on such as inflammation of the colon. ...Read more

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Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

See a Provider: You need to find out if you have an ovarian cyst or an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy outside the uterus). See aProvider soon.
A healthy pregnancy needs good nutrition, rest, and a lack of harmful drugs including tobacco. Make sure you take your prenatal vitamins as the Folic acid is important in preventing miscarriage and birth defects. ...Read more

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At 6 weeks pregnant is my lower abdomen suppose to be sore?

At 6 weeks pregnant is my lower abdomen suppose to be sore?

Early pregnancy pain: It is common to have cramping pain in early pregnancy. As the uterus adjust to the pregnancy, pain will resolve. If you have bleeding, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

It's a non specific: Or benign symptom. However if u have cramping or pain, burning urination etc, then see your oby right away. Take care! ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant & have a sharp pain on the right lower side of my abdomen when I turn over in bed, get up, or cough. Pulled muscle sensation?

Pregnant: Tough to say what your pains are caused by, BUT since you are pregnant, it is important to assure the baby inside you is doing well. Call your OB/GYN dr asap and get a clinical exam to be properly assessed and diagnosed. Best wishes and congratulations on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant and feel a bump on my lower left abdomen when I lie on my back. Doctor says its too early to feel a baby bump. Should I be worried?

I am 6 weeks pregnant and feel a bump on my lower left abdomen when I lie on my back. Doctor says its too early to feel a baby bump. Should I be worried?

Pregnancy and a mass: If the doctor you consulted is the obstetrician, I recommend you get checked by a family physician, internist or surgeon to diagnose what the bump maybe. It could just be plain and simple stool. ...Read more

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Trapped gas in lower abdomen at 6 weeks pregnant with constant pressure hurts to move is that a sign of miscarriage?

Trapped gas in lower abdomen at 6 weeks pregnant with constant pressure hurts to move is that a sign of miscarriage?

Not likely: Pressure is not typical for early misscariage. The sign of impending misscariage is vaginal bleeding with severe cramping abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel like I'm about to start my period at 6 weeks pregnant?

Maybe: Cramps is early pregnancy are quite common but it is important to get checked and make sure everything ok. A sonogram needs to be done to make sure there is a live pregnancy located inside of the uterus. Our office is close to you and we would be happy to see you this week to get you checked out. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant and experiencing some cramping and brown colored, tissue like discharge.?

6 weeks pregnant and experiencing some cramping and brown colored, tissue like discharge.?

1st trimester bleed: Contact your OB and relate your symptoms. They most likely will have you come in for an early ultrasound to evaluate the pregnancy and identify, if possible, the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Hi, I would like to confirm whether I shd start taking folic acid tablets and what's the dosage. I am 6 weeks pregnant.

Hi, I would like to confirm whether I shd start taking folic acid tablets and what's the dosage. I am 6 weeks pregnant.

Congrats!: Congrats on your pregnancy! general recs are about 400 micrograms (mcg) per day for females of childbearing age. When pregnant, that jumps up to 600-800 mcg/day. Since Folic Acid is very important in the development of the nervous system, if you have a history in you or your family of a neural tube (early nervous system in early pregnancy) problems, it increases to 4000 mcg/day. Ask your ob. ...Read more

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Wife is 6 weeks pregnant. Concerned that she feels sick like she wants to throw up but doesn't. Also lost all appetite. Anything we can do?

Wife is 6 weeks pregnant. Concerned that she feels sick like she wants to throw up but doesn't. Also lost all appetite. Anything we can do?

Yes: - Ginger products are helpful.
- Talk to your doctor about medication (e.g. Zofran, Diclegis, Reglan, etc...).
Her symptoms consistent are very typical of "morning sickness." This is not all that unusual in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Am 5 to 6 weeks pregnant felt like drinking one redbull which I did after a long time I hope it wil not harm me or baby if u drink once after long?

Am 5 to 6 weeks pregnant felt like drinking one redbull which I did after a long time I hope it wil not harm me or baby if u drink once after long?

Excessive caffeine: Excessive caffeine is not good in pregnancy but caffeine in moderation is fine. It is highly unlikely that one red bull at 5-6 weeks pregnant is going to cause any harm. It isn't a good idea however to make a habit of it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm about 6 weeks pregnant and it's seems like I can't eat, not that I throw up but that I always feel full, but I haven't ate much is that normal?

I'm about 6 weeks pregnant and it's seems like I can't eat, not that I throw up but that I always feel full, but I haven't ate much is that normal?

Yes: In very early pregnancy there can be all sorts of odd issues with the stomach. Feeling full quickly is common, as is indigestion, nausea, smells bothering you, for instance. It will change in the next few weeks to months. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant and was bitten by a flea. It’s a bit read and stopped itching. Can it harm the fetus?

I am 6 weeks pregnant and was bitten by a flea. It’s a bit read and stopped itching. Can it harm the fetus?

Flea bite: Highly unlikely that a flea bite would cause harm to the fetus. The exception would be if the flea was from an animal that had an infectious disease that could be transmitted. This is highly unlikely in the USA. ...Read more

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If I am 6 weeks pregnant almost 7 and I barley eat. Is that bad for my baby? I only eat like 1 time a day or maybe 2 times. I'm never hungry.

If I am 6 weeks pregnant almost 7 and I barley eat. Is that bad for my baby? I only eat like 1 time a day or maybe 2 times. I'm never hungry.

Normal: In early pregnancy its normal to not feel hungry and have some nausea. If you can't hold down food or water and are losing weight, you need to be seen. Best wishes! ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more