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Moulton, TX
A 25-year-old female asked:

I'm 15 weeks pregnant and when i lay on my back i get a ball of tighteness in my abdomen, could this be baby balling up? or what is it?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 31 years experience
Is it low,: Just above your bladder? If so, it could be your uterus, which will stretch and enlarge to make room for the fetus.
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