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37 weeks pregnant 2 and a half CM dilated having bad pelvic pain is it normal also having stomach ache bad like if i need to go to the restroom?

37 weeks pregnant 2 and a half CM dilated having bad pelvic pain is it normal also having stomach ache bad like if i need to go to the restroom?

37 wks pregnant: At 37 weeks, the fetus settles into the upper birth canal, and presses on your colon, causing pain and the feeling of needing to have a bowel movement. This is exaggerated if you are also constipated, a common condition of pregnancy. See your obstetric provider and get a mild laxative preparation. Dilation at 2.5 cm is also an indication that the presenting part of the fetus is low in the canal. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in  lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

Prenatal care : Aches and pains are universally present in pregnancy. Part of your prenatal care this establishing a relationship with a doctor to help guide you through this process. Your doctor can evaluate your pain to make sure that it is normal. ...Read more

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I get really bad stomach aches. What can do to relieve the pain?

I get really bad stomach aches. What can do to relieve the pain?

Stomach pain : Start with bland diet. No spicy food. No acidic food. No hot or cold liquids. Avoid any medications on empty stomach. No caffeine, no smoking. Relaxation exercises. If after one week still with pain see your physician to further evaluate. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

Food: Most of the stimulant medications do h ave stomach ache as a potential side effect. It is best t to be sure the child has eaten something before taking it as they can also decrease appetite. If the stomach aches continue despite that then i would talk to your doctor about changing the medication. ...Read more

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Can eating too many sunflower seeds lead to a bad stomach ache?

Can eating too many sunflower seeds lead to a bad stomach ache?

Yes: They can stick together and cause a solid mass. And they should never be eaten with the shells on as not only caqn they form a solid ball, but the sharp shells can injure the stomach and intestines. ...Read more

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I have a bad stomach ache.and just experienced diahrea. Which side should i lay on to make it feel better?

I have a bad stomach ache.and just experienced diahrea.  Which side should i lay on to make it feel better?

Abdominal pain: Try both sides and lie on whichever feels better. If it keeps up go and see your family doctor and find out why you are hurting. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bad stomach ache fast?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd, ) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more