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Im pregnant and when I lie on my back my abdomen feels heavy is that normal?

Im pregnant and when I lie on my back my abdomen feels heavy is that normal?

Probably: If yoyu are 20 weeks or more, it is best to lie on your left side, so that your enlarged uterus does not interfere with blood flow ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines. ...Read more

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My wife is 25 week pregnant and she is having heavy pain in left side lower abdomen and sometimes high heartbeat rate. is everything normal?

My wife is 25 week pregnant and she is having heavy pain in left side lower abdomen and sometimes high heartbeat rate. is everything normal?

Pain in pregnancy: Her symptoms need to be evaluated ASAP either by your dr today or in ER. Heavy pain in pregnancy is always worrisome if it persists or is recurrent within a short period of time. Aches that are sporadic are normal. A fast heartbeat associate with palpitation is common but your doctor would need to evaluate this. Only w/ your dr would you be able to know if her symptoms are worrisome. ...Read more

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I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

Pregnancy sysmptoms: If negative preg. Test most likely you are not pregnant. Do a blood preg. Test if still have doubts. Check your thyroid or gastrointestinal tract to find causes of your symptoms. Define pregnancy symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Can lower abdominal lipomas be caused from having been pregnant and weight gain?

Can lower abdominal lipomas be caused from having been pregnant and weight gain?

I don't think so: The cause of lipomas is not completely understood, but the tendency to develop them is inherited. A minor injury may trigger the growth. Being overweight does not cause lipomas. Pregnancy does not cause lipomas. ...Read more