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Groton, Connecticut
A 25-year-old female asked:

I am 30 weeks pregnant and i get short sharp pains down in my pelvic area, is this normal?

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Dr. Helen Gray
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Very normal : This is very normal. It's called round ligament pain. As your uterus grows this ligament must now stretch a long ways. Always be aware however that if the pain persists and/or comes and goes fairly regularly or is very severe then you should be seen by a doctor.
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