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Reason for bulging stomach in evening during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi.. Very Good evening
User:I am in 4th month of pregnancy now.. thing is that my stomach has started bulging in the evening and morning its kind of normal
User:intially i had thought its because of motions\gas problem.. but still im not sure of it..
User:so what could have been the reason for this..
Doctor:Let me explain.
Doctor:It is very common to have bulging experience of the stomach during pregnancy.
Doctor:It is mainly because of the digestive issues that occur. Due to the hormonal changes during pregnancy, indigestion is a common occurrence.
Doctor:Due to the indigestion, there can be gaseous distension of the abdomen.
User:ok.. any specific foods to be this scenerio then..
Doctor:So, I do not think you need to worry about this.
User:Ok.. thank you for the information..
Doctor:You need to have more of fruits and vegetables. Those are easily digestible.
User:any specific things to avoid actuallyy
Doctor:In case you are having non-vegetarian food, you need to have more of water and add extra vegetables along with it.
Doctor:There is nothing specific to be avoided.
Doctor:You can avoid spicy and tangy food and drinks.
User:ok..right now im not feeling like to eat anything.. its kind of nausea.. very smell of anything is irritating me..
Doctor:Yes. I understand your difficulty.
Doctor:That is due to the hormonal changes.
Doctor:It will come to normal as the pregnancy continues.
User:ohh okehh.. thank you for the information..
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you on?
User:No.. Thanks a lot ..
Doctor:Hope I was helpful.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:yes .. Thanks and Have a nice day!
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Wish you a Happy Pregnancy.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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