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cramping in early pregnancy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
It sure can be.: Many women in early pregnancy say they feel like they are about to start their period. They may cramp, and even have some spotting or bleeding - but i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Early pregnancy "cramping" is to be expected.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mild cramping is: Normal.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
It could be: But if it's a normal pregnancy and you have persistent cramps you could also have a UTI.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Light cramping early in pregnancy can be related to the cyst on the ovary that ovulated producing the hormone Progesterone which is supporting the pre ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can occur: Mild cramping can occur early in pregnancy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy cramping: The main cause of pregnancy cramping early in pregnancy is the uterus "stretching" to accommodate fetal growth. Stress can cause indirect cramping as ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is normal: Yes it is normal and not unusual.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pe ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It's not normal, but it's very common. It doesn't mean anything is mecessarily wrong with the pregnancy. Let your doctor know.

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