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Abdominal Distension in Pregnancy: Abdominal Distension/Abdominal Fullness in Pregnancy is the sensation or appearance of the abdomen being enlarged more than expected. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Abdominal Distension in Pregnancy, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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