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Is headaches and abdominal cramps normal during pregnancy?

Is headaches and abdominal cramps normal during pregnancy?

Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please & get checked. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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


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Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

Anything: Lots of things could cause it. I assume you have had an ultrasound to confirm that it is an intra-uterine pregnancy and not ectopic. It could be stretching of the uterus, or the ligaments. Lots of aches and pains that will be new. Good luck, and congratulations- my son is the joy of my life! ...Read more

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Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Many causes 4 cramps: Cramping in pregnancy can come from several things from bladder infection to early labor. It is always best to contact an OB provider when they occur so such problems can be assessed and put into perspective given the patient's medical history and status. Thanks for asking @drpam. ...Read more

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Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Need more info: How many weeks along are you? Spotting? This is important to discuss with your OB today! ...Read more

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Im pregnant having cramping pain during bowel movements and hips sore?

Im pregnant having cramping pain during bowel movements and hips sore?

Discuss w GYN: The longer you are pregnant, the more painful bowel movements may become as the baby inside you pushes against structures (like bowel), and your pelvic bones can ache as well. If severe, discuss with your gyn. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

Dysmenorrhoea: Dysmenorrhoea is a term used to describe low anterior pelvic pain which occurs in association with periods. http://patient.info/doctor/dysmenorrhoea ...Read more

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Abdominal pain and spotting after periods?

Abdominal pain and spotting after periods?

Not sure related...: ...With the limited information provided, but you sound concerned and appropriately you should be, regardless of your age (you didn't provide us that information). Get a good examination with appropriate testing for differential diagnosis, reassurance (hopefully), and/or treatment. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant having diarrhea cramping and pelvic pressure?

34 weeks pregnant having diarrhea cramping and pelvic pressure?

See a Provider: These can be signs of premature labor. See a Provider now if it does not go away. ...Read more

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Sore body lower abdominal cramping fatigue. Early pregnancy symptoms or PMS ?

Sore body lower abdominal cramping fatigue. Early pregnancy symptoms or PMS ?

Non-specific: Your symtoms are non-specific. They could be PMS or many other things. They are not necessarily signs of pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Pelvic pain and bloating during ovulation, help?

Pelvic pain and bloating during ovulation, help?

Hormonal Suppression: If these symptoms are always happening during ovulation (mid-cycle), it may be worth considering hormonal control and the prevention of ovulation using oral contraceptive/birth control pills continuously (skipping periods and only using active pills). Bloating tends to occur from the release of Progesterone that occurs when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Pregnant with belly button pain during urination..

Pregnant with belly button pain during urination..

Call your OB MD: Call your OB MD and get checked for a urinary tract infection and be certain that the baby is O.K. ...Read more

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Why are abdominal cramps so bad during the menstral period?

Why are abdominal cramps so bad during the menstral period?

See below: If you think about, when you have a period, you are essentially shedding the lining of your uterus that was made in preparation for conception and when a baby is not conceived, the lining has to be shed. ...Read more

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Is cramps... Bloating... Spottin... And backache a sighn of pregnancy?

Is cramps... Bloating... Spottin... And backache a sighn of pregnancy?

They can be: Those symptoms can be due to pregnancy, as well as several other things. However, with any change in your periods, and i assume the bleeding is vaginal, please consider pregnancy, and the possibility of a miscarriage. If it continues or you have worse symtpoms, best to be seen to get a better answer. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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