Hi im 8 weeks pregnant im asking my self why I get hungry

Patient : Hi im 8 weeks pregnant im asking my self why do I get really hungry every 20 minutes in my top of stomgh feels like if I need to eat
Doctor :   Hi, Thanks for the query. I understand your concern. As a woman has to fulfill the needs of herself and the baby i n pregnancy, usually her appetite can increase and she can get hunger more frequently. Burning sensation at the top of the stomach usually indicates gastritis. By taking food at more frequent intervals like dividing the total food into three large and two small meals, this problem can be decreased. If the problem persists even after doing this, please do consult your doctor and get evaluated. By clinical examination, ultrasound, blood sugar levels estimation etc, the possible cause of your problem can be identified and treated. Hope this helps. Take care

Related Q&A

Q: Insulin does not cross the placenta but glucose does, how will the baby’s body handle elevated glucose in the m...

Q: Is it possible to get pregnant while on the implanon? And if so, would the fetus survive or would it die with the imp...

Q: I have been on BCP for a while..It it normal to still breakthrough bleed? The blood is dark red to brown what can I d...

Q: My husband and I are trying to get pregnant and nothing seems to be happening. We have kids already but we want to ha...

Q: Is it possible to be pregnant an still see my monthly periods

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews