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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have a pelvic exam with speculum and it really hurts.now i have sharp pains in vagina when i sit down or move.i'm 25 weeks and very worried for baby?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pain: it's probably round ligament pain and certainly you can try taking some tylenol (acetaminophen) or acetominophen to see if it relieves it. However, it never hurts to call your OB physician or midwife and ask if they want you monitored for labor and checked for infection.
Last updated Aug 16, 2015

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