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Dr. Corey Clay
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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


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What to do if I am 5 weeks pregnant mild cramping left side pain had u/s today they only saw sac.?

What to do if I am 5 weeks pregnant mild cramping left side pain had u/s today they only saw sac.?

Sac: Patient at 5weeks gestation with cramping whose ultrasound shoed a sac which is normal at this stage. Ensure you take adequate oral fluid intake. For reassurance, you can get quantitative hcg every two days for normal rise and repeat transavinal ultrasound at 6weeks gestation and should expect to see fetal pole with heartbeat. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side ovary also cramps should I concern?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side ovary also cramps should I concern?

Yes: Anytime you are this early pregnant and have significant unilateral pelvic pain you must rule out ectopic pregnancy. Likely related to CL cyst but need pelvic ultrasound to verify intrauterine pregnancy first. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am around 5 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my side or get hungry I get cramps in upper stomach, what is it?

I am around 5 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my side or get hungry I get cramps in upper stomach, what is it?

Could be...: In the beginning of pregnancy you may experience abdominal upset, nausea and vomiting as the fetal hormone starts rising. Usually by your 15th week those symptoms should get better. Make sure you stay hydrated and if too much nausea and vomiting call your OB for medication prescription as necessary. ...Read more

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I'm 9.5 weeks pregnant and im having cramps on my right side around what would be my ovary is that normal or could it be early miscarriage? No bleeding

I'm 9.5 weeks pregnant and im having cramps on my right side around what would be my ovary is that normal or could it be early miscarriage? No bleeding

Could be ovary: Having cramps on the right side in early pregnancy but no bleeding could be from the right ovary. The ovary that released the egg often forms a cyst, due to the hormones the ovary is producing. That cyst will go away on its own but can cause some discomfort. The cramping could also be from gas in intestines or constipation. Since no bleeding unlikely to be miscarriage. ...Read more

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Am 5 weeks pregnant started having cramp in left back calf muscle no swelling no redness. Hip always hurts on left side and have a cyst on left ovary. Does it sound like dvt?

Am 5 weeks pregnant started having cramp in left back calf muscle no swelling no redness. Hip always hurts on left side and have a cyst on left ovary. Does it sound like dvt?

DVT and pregnancy.: Your symptoms do not sound like DVT but there are 2 things that will help to solve the problem--a venous ultrasound of the leg veins which is very accurate for DVT or a d-dimer blood test which is significant for no clots if negative. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant and cramping but no blood? I'm worried

5 weeks pregnant and cramping but no blood? I'm worried

Stay calm: Not unusual. Hydrate, rest, Tylenol (acetaminophen) if necessary. If persists, severe, or other symptoms, let your health care provider know ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and having moderate cramping should I be concerned?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and having moderate cramping should I be concerned?

Not necessarily...: Abdominal cramping is a very common symptom associated with pregnancy, and can show up throughout pregnancy due to indigestion, heartburn, constipation, as well as pregnancy-specific causes like implantation, uterine growth and stretching. I would not immediately be worried. If it gets worse, or becomes associated with bleeding, see your physician or midwife. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and I am having dull cramps in my lower back and butt area. Normal?

I am 5 weeks pregnant and I am having dull cramps in my lower back and butt area. Normal?

Sacoiliac joint belt: Pain in the low back and pelvis during pregnancy is considered, by many doctors, to be generated from the pelvic girdle; especially from mechanical torque focused upon the pelvic girdle bony ring and contained joints, the symphysis pubis and two sacroiliac joints. Partial pain relief is sometimes enabled by a sacroiliac belt. Many obstetricians are familiar with and can prescribe. See boa. Com. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant I had some symptoms for some days but suddenly it stopped I don't have any cramps or bleeding but I'm very scared could it e bad?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant I had some symptoms for some days but suddenly it stopped I don't have any cramps or bleeding but I'm very scared could it e bad?

Possibly: Sometimes loss of pregnancy symptoms is the first sign of miscarriage. However, pregnancy symptoms vary a great deal. Until you start bleeding, I would be hopeful.
An ultrasound around 6 weeks will usually give you the answer. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and im having cramps is that okay?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and im having cramps is that okay?

OK: Talk with your health care provider. It might very well be a normal experience. But miscarriage is a common experience and most miscarriages are caused by chromosome problems that make it impossible for the baby to develop. Http://goo. Gl/3q0gp. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and experiencing slight cramps on and off. They don't last very long. Is this normal?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and experiencing slight cramps on and off. They don't last very long. Is this normal?

Can be: It is not uncommon for women to experience cramping early in pregnancy, almost as if they were going to start their period. If it is accompanied by bleeding, this is not normal. ...Read more

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Is mild cramping normal at 5 weeks pregnant with no bleeding?

Is mild cramping normal at 5 weeks pregnant with no bleeding?

Yes.: As the uterus responds to the hormonal changes if early pregnancy, it is normal to experience some mild cramping. ...Read more

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Is it common to have cramping and slight spotting at 5 weeks pregnant?

Is it common to have cramping and slight spotting at 5 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Up to 1 of 3 women will have some spotting the first trimester. Best to check with your obgyn to make sure everything is fine. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and been having period like cramps should I be worried?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and been having period like cramps should I be worried?

Not sure: Cramping in pregnancy can be normal or it can be a sign of problems. Call your OB gyn and discuss this with them soon. It may be something as serious as an ectopic or may be completely normal changes in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am about 5 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing some cramping (but no bleeding). Is this normal?

I am about 5 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing some cramping (but no bleeding). Is this normal?

Sometimes: If it is mild cramping, you may have done a little too much physically, or need to drink more water and rest. If cramping worsens, fails to resolve in an hour, or starts with spotting or bleeding, need to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant and have been cramping for a week but no bleeding is this normal or something I should be concerned about?

5 weeks pregnant and have been cramping for a week but no bleeding is this normal or something I should be concerned about?

Cramping and preg: It is more than likely normal but get in and be seen so the doctor can make sure and relieve your stress. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm have brown discharge with mild cramps it switches from front to back cramps not sever but still worried I am only 5 weeks pregnant?

I'm have brown discharge with mild cramps it switches from front to back cramps not sever but still worried I am only 5 weeks pregnant?

Cramps: About 25% of women experience slight bleeding during the first trimester. However if the bleeding and cramping worsen you should see your obstetrician. Even if the cramping and bleeding do not worsen let the doctor know. Sometimes bleeding and cramping can be sign of ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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I am 4-5 weeks pregnant and keep getting cramps, some are stitch like pains others are more cramp like. What is this and is it normal to have?

I am 4-5 weeks pregnant and keep getting cramps, some are stitch like pains others are more cramp like. What is this and is it normal to have?

No: Cramping is very common early in pregnancy. This does need to be evaluated by a doctor to make sure the pregnancy is inside the uterus and not an ectopic pregnancy. We also need to make sure it is not miscarriage. In many cases though spotting and cramping can just be normal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is often helpful. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and I was cramping like I was going to start and now today im not cramping at all. No bleeding or anything, is everthing okay?

I am 5 weeks pregnant and I was cramping like I was going to start and now today im not cramping at all. No bleeding or anything, is everthing okay?

Probably: Actually, what you described is very common in early pregnancy. As long as there is no bleeding, and the pain is not severe, no problem. If it gets worse, or you begin bleeding, call your ob. ...Read more

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6.5 weeks pregnant. Is a brownish red discharge normal. With mild lower back cramps?

6.5 weeks pregnant. Is a brownish red discharge normal. With mild lower back cramps?

Probably but...: Brownish spotting with mild cramping can be due to various things. There may be a cervical infection. There may be an old blood pocket behind the implantation site oozing. Or it may be a miscarriage that hasn't completely started yet. An examination and ultrasound would be the next steps to take. ...Read more