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Abdominal swelling in pregnancy: Abdominal swelling in pregnancy is a lump or enlarged area felt under the skin, within the abdominal cavity. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Abdominal swelling in pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to adverse fetal outcomes. See misdiagnosis of celiac...read more »
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