My stomach makes me look pregnant.

Posted by Seeking answers @bosnianbeauty, Jan 10, 2012

I have been having problems with my stomach for quite a while now.

My stomach is always round and bloated ,as if i am pregnant.
I have pain most days and have severe cramps and vaginal muscle cramps/contractions during my period. I also bleed a lot.

I eat healthy,take multivitamins and drink water and no sodas or fruit drinks just fruits and veggies. I know most people have flatter stomachs even those who don’t eat as well as me.

I have done research and have come to some conclusions that could fit. I think i might have a uterine fibroid or cyst,something that is making my stomach big.
I also have ugly stretchmarks even though i have never been pregnant and am not pregnant,but at times it looks like it.
If anyone has anything similar or knows anything,i would really appreciate the feedback.

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Being constantly bloated can also be a sign of ovarian cancer. Since being bloated is so common in women, it’s hard to diagnose it.

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have them do a blood test also, i suffered 23 years with that, to find my level were high and i have zollinger-ellison sydrome,,after sug i lost my big round belly and lost excessive wt cause my tuma’s…

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I have had big stomach etc. Same as you. I did have fibroids and ovarian cysts. They say that poly cystic ovarian syndrome causes such or anything to do with metabolic syndrome (which is the root for poly c. ).

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Hi there! I read you problem but first you should point out your age and whether your abdomen was always like this and if not when it started to be like this. Anyways I can give you certain information about the uterine fibroid. It is common in obese women, frequent in the middle and later reproductive years,can cause heavy and painful menstruation, painful sexual intercourse, urinary frequency and urgency. In rare cases, some fibroids may interfere with pregnancy. I dont think a uterine fibroid can be as big as to cause abdomen to be like a pregnant form. The ugly strech marks you pointed can be due to an excessive abdominal fat. I would suggest you to consult a gynecologist. I hope my answer will work.
Regards.

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Yes, you can have ovarian cysts that are so big they make you look pregnant. I have a tennis ball cyst on my left ovary and I can fell it when I tough my belly. The only way to be sure is to have an adominal ultrasound.

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hey what u have is chronic gastritis , patients with this disorde usually have slow digestion and the stomach remains dilated for long time , and looks bulgy ,physians usually indicate medicine that allow quick emptying of stomach preventing this symptom .you shouls eat less in quantity and more in frequency, and donot take highy calorie enriched food,and u look a little overweight , try losing some weight, uterine fibroids usually give symptoms in lower abdomen.not at stomach level as uterus is anatomically in pelvis region below the umbilical region,.have a ultrasound to confirm.

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Hi, you should do a pelvic ultra sound to find out what is causing those syntoms. I have a similar situation and I found out I have uterine fibroid and uterine cyst. I use warn castor oil pack on my belly, which helped to reduce the cyst .

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I have the same issues. Identical and would really like an answer to this.

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I’m 42 I have had uterus and ovaries removed. I’m going through menopause. I put on 40 lbs. Very rapidly. I have always been small 140 to 150 lbs. The weight makes me look like I’m pregnant. I do have a little trouble breathing. I’m not on hormones. How can I loose some weight. ?

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Hello!! to all in september i started noticing my stomach starting to swell up people thought i was pregnant my boyfriend even thinks i’m pregnant i went to the hospital to find out if i was pregnant which im not i just feel like something is wrong i keep having to pass gas and at times my stomach hurts i had a menstrual on october23 for 3 days but my menstrual looked different to me it was very very light and the color looked to dark then i had another menstrual on november 6th.which was very very heavy and i had the mentrual for more than 5 days i’m scared because i never experienced a mentrual cycle like that i need help in 2004 after my son was born i had a tubal ligation surgery i had my tubes burned and clipped i do not know if i’m pregnant in my tube or not my pregnancy results came back negative so what can be the problem i just know my stomach has never been swollen before until september up until now people still ask me all the time if im pregnant and i’m embarrassed and scared PLEASE!! CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME ADVICE

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@Steph38

Hello!! to all in september i started noticing my stomach starting to swell up people thought i was pregnant my boyfriend even thinks i’m pregnant i went to the hospital to find out if i was pregnant which im not i just feel like something is wrong i keep having to pass gas and at times my stomach hurts i had a menstrual on october23 for 3 days but my menstrual looked different to me it was very very light and the color looked to dark then i had another menstrual on november 6th.which was very very heavy and i had the mentrual for more than 5 days i’m scared because i never experienced a mentrual cycle like that i need help in 2004 after my son was born i had a tubal ligation surgery i had my tubes burned and clipped i do not know if i’m pregnant in my tube or not my pregnancy results came back negative so what can be the problem i just know my stomach has never been swollen before until september up until now people still ask me all the time if im pregnant and i’m embarrassed and scared PLEASE!! CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME ADVICE

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Hi @Steph38
This is obviously concerning and I can sense how worried you are. Unfortunately it is impossible to provide a specific diagnosis through this forum, but if you’d like to book an appointment at Mayo Clinic here’s how http://www.mayoclinic.org/appointments

Have you been to see a doctor? What did s/he say?

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Hi, I am still a teenager. But I have a huge problem, my stomach is so big and hard (people think Im pregnant because im too skinny) my last menstrual period as far as i can remember is July 2016. But im pretty sure im not pregnant. Tried pregnancy test so many times but it is negative. I cant book an appointment with OB. Another symptoms > decreased appetite, increased sleeping schedule, always tired, headache.

Ps: i usually last a day without drinking water. I like salty and sweet foods, coffee and softdrinks. But i eat 2-3 apples per day.

Someone help me please.

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@foreverhaefish

Hi, I am still a teenager. But I have a huge problem, my stomach is so big and hard (people think Im pregnant because im too skinny) my last menstrual period as far as i can remember is July 2016. But im pretty sure im not pregnant. Tried pregnancy test so many times but it is negative. I cant book an appointment with OB. Another symptoms > decreased appetite, increased sleeping schedule, always tired, headache.

Ps: i usually last a day without drinking water. I like salty and sweet foods, coffee and softdrinks. But i eat 2-3 apples per day.

Someone help me please.

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And I am always constipated

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@foreverhaefish

Hi, I am still a teenager. But I have a huge problem, my stomach is so big and hard (people think Im pregnant because im too skinny) my last menstrual period as far as i can remember is July 2016. But im pretty sure im not pregnant. Tried pregnancy test so many times but it is negative. I cant book an appointment with OB. Another symptoms > decreased appetite, increased sleeping schedule, always tired, headache.

Ps: i usually last a day without drinking water. I like salty and sweet foods, coffee and softdrinks. But i eat 2-3 apples per day.

Someone help me please.

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Hello @foreverhaefish. It sounds as if you are frightened by these problems and that is understandable. You definitely need to see a doctor regarding these symptoms. If you can’t see an OB what about your family doctor? Talk with your parents or another trusted adult about your health problems so that you get some medical attention. Keep in touch and let us know how you are doing. At Mayo Connect we care.

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@foreverhaefish

Hi, I am still a teenager. But I have a huge problem, my stomach is so big and hard (people think Im pregnant because im too skinny) my last menstrual period as far as i can remember is July 2016. But im pretty sure im not pregnant. Tried pregnancy test so many times but it is negative. I cant book an appointment with OB. Another symptoms > decreased appetite, increased sleeping schedule, always tired, headache.

Ps: i usually last a day without drinking water. I like salty and sweet foods, coffee and softdrinks. But i eat 2-3 apples per day.

Someone help me please.

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Hi @foreverhaefish. Certainly normal to be concerned and we are glad you reached out. I see you feel like you can not schedule an OB appointment but please know that your life is far more valuable and I am sure your parents would appreciate your trust. Can I ask if you have noticed an increase sensitivy in your breast and or nipples? Is your abdomen larger up high or lower? If high could be splenomegaly. Do you have any pain? Just keep in mind we are not doctors. We speak from experience, love and concern.

Be strong
Dawn

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