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    Unhappy Help! Does anyone else swell ridigilously in upper abdomen?

    Help please if you are experiencing the same!

    This is my 4th pregnancy. In all my pregnancies, I have looked ridicilously swollen on the upper abdomen, right under my boobs and above my belly button my stomach is hard and swollen, it is like I have a football there. But I look ridicilous, when my actually baby bump is in my lower abdomen. I am now 18wks and feeling depressed due to this. This pregnancy it seems to be worse. In the morning, I kinda look ok like I should at this stage, but as soon as I eat or drink something, the upper abdomen swells and I look like I was 8mnts along.

    I have mildyl suffered this when not pregnant too, as long as I can remember, but then it seems to be that it is sugar and carbs that swell my abdomen.

    The last 4 weeks, my weight has shot up too, 4kg in 4 weeks, seems like I cant control it. I was normal weight prior.

    When surfing the net, I came accross something that it may be caused my yeast growth in my gut.

    Has anyone experienced similar? Have you gotten help? I am feeling a bit stupid if I mention it to my dr. Im considering should I try east free+carb free diet.
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    Don't go on any restrictive diets in pregnancy- not recommended. See your GP if there is an issue, by all means. What do you mean by "ridigilous"???

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    Do you mean Ridiculous? Or rigid? As in your abdomen feels hard or rigid? Sorry, just want to try and make sure I understand, I think auto correct has messed with your spelling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by preggasaurus View Post
    Do you mean Ridiculous? Or rigid? As in your abdomen feels hard or rigid? Sorry, just want to try and make sure I understand, I think auto correct has messed with your spelling.
    Yes I'm not sure which either- I doubt it's autocorrect as its not an actual word- OP could you clarify what you mean?

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    I think she means ridiculous..?

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    Sorry, lots of spelling mistakes now that I re-read it, I meant ridicilous! My profile looks like 'B', baby bump at low, then navel goes in, then a huge hard upper abdomen. I am feeling uncomfortable& heavy in my upper abs. Have been doing brisk walking and moderate gym work-outs through out, so its not like Im binging and being in-active.

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    I'm ten months post part um and constantly get asked if I'm pregnant cause my belly is the only place I still carry weight. Embarrassing lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chickadee82 View Post
    I'm ten months post part um and constantly get asked if I'm pregnant cause my belly is the only place I still carry weight. Embarrassing lol

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    Me too lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissHB View Post
    Sorry, lots of spelling mistakes now that I re-read it, I meant ridicilous! My profile looks like 'B', baby bump at low, then navel goes in, then a huge hard upper abdomen. I am feeling uncomfortable& heavy in my upper abs. Have been doing brisk walking and moderate gym work-outs through out, so its not like Im binging and being in-active.
    If you're worried and uncomfortable, I'd see the dr


 

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