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I'm not pregnant but I feel movement below around my uterus

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I'm not pregnant but I feel movement below around my uterus area. It's pulsing and actual movement, what can this be? It does feel like fetus movement. I have had a period last month and have taken 2 pregnancy test. I am very sure it is not due to pregnanancy. What else would make these movements?


If you are sure that you are not pregnant, then the movements are due to movement of the intestines. Excessive movement of the intestines which can actually be felt can occur where there is a mild indigestion or gas in the abdomen. Constipation can also cause the intestines to move more than normal in an effort to expel the stool. Movements of the intestines can, very often, feel exactly like the movements of the fetus.

Another cause which is comparatively uncommon is an UTI where the bladder is inflamed. But this will also produce other symptoms of UTI like burning urine, increased frequency etc.

You can take an antacid called Gelusil (available OTC) which can absorb the gas in the intestines and see if you feel better. Digestive enzymes, also available OTC, should also help.

I hope this helps.

Customer: replied 10 years ago.
thank you, ***** ***** your answer re the intestines movements seem logical. I have no pain, just those weird movements for the past 4 days. I will follows your advice regarding the antiacid. I have had UTI before and know this is not the cause. thank you again


You are welcome.

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