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Is it possible to pull a muscle in the stomach during pregnancy

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Yes you can pull an abdominal muscle while pregnant.
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: It is possible for a pregnant woman to "pull" one of the long strap-like abdominal wall muscles. If unclear if labor or if it occurs because of a fall ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Maybe.: The first question to answer was "when was your last menstrual period"? If you have not missed a menstrual period then this goes farther down on the ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus likely: Intesinal viral infection is likely. This syndrome usually runs its course in several days without specific treatment except adequate fluid intake, li ... Read More
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Timothy: I do not think you are oergnant
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Sure, it's quite possible. It's a painful process and you could easily strain a muscle in your chest wall.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heat can be : applied, some muscle relaxants can help. PT and physical medicine techniques can be helpful as well. Discussing with your doctor is best course to fol ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Take it easy . Check your electrolytes and b12.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: In the front wall of the abdomen, commonly referred as the stomach.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pulled muscle?: We can pull a muscle anywhere a muscle exists, including stomach area. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. Peace and good health.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Protein shakes are safe for consumption
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Dr. James Carleo
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common: The demands of pregnancy will alter body composition and muscle tone. Elevated Progesterone is one main culprit. Increase in appetite, a change in m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kegels: Kegel exercises can help to maintain the muscle tone of the pelvic floor.

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