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Does your abdomen get hard when you get pregnant ?

Does your abdomen get hard when you get pregnant ?

Can be: Hi , I think any woman who has been or is pregnant will say that they experienced increasing firmness of their abdomen . in the first weeks I think this can be attributed to increased bloating caused by the change in hormone status. Then of course as the uterus rises out of the pelvis and the woman begins to 'show' the uterus can be felt as a fullness or firmness in the center of the belly. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Why is it that the pregnancy women get the stretch marks over their abdominal ?

Why is it that the pregnancy women get the stretch marks over their abdominal ?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks (striae) are caused by tearing of the dermis which leads to scarring. In pregnancy, development of striae may be due to hormonal changes as well as rapid weight increase and stretching of skin. ...Read more

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I'm am female 26 and trying to get pregnant, for last few days I have sharp non lasting pain in my lower right abdomen. Hurt when peeing?

I'm am female 26 and trying to get pregnant, for last few days I have sharp non lasting pain in my lower right abdomen. Hurt when peeing?

Here are some ...: Collect the info on the onset, degree, possible fluctuation, interval, progress, possible associated symptoms, etc. of the pain over time and bring those to urgent care or Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests such as UA, CT, etc. to make sure of no right ureteral stone, ovarian disorders, etc. for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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3 wks. Ive been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

3 wks. Ive been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. Can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If not pregnant, a doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant from washing off semen from my abdomen?

Can i get pregnant from washing off semen from my abdomen?

No: Semen on the abdomen will never get anyone pregnant. If 48 years is your correct age, it would be essentially impossible. ...Read more

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Why is the top of my abdomen hard? Could it be a possibility of pregnancy

Why is the top of my abdomen hard? Could it be a possibility of pregnancy

You would not: Experience a hard upper abdomen in really early pregnancy. If you have missed your period - then take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more