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A 32-year-old female asked:

i am 10 weeks pregnant.every day, from time to time i have light menstrual cramps which worriedme a lot.are they normal in pregnancy and for how long?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Normal.: Mild cramps and aches are common in pregnancy as the uterus grows and stretches its supporting ligaments. Not to worry if there is no vaginal bleeding and your obstetrician's examination is normal at each prenatal care visit. You may only use regular tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomforts of pregnancy - not advil/aleve/motrin or other nsaids! take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck!
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
PREGNANCY: Menstrual cramps are not normal for pregnancy. Check with your OB , it can be threatened abortion. Good luck !

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