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I'm 32 weeks pregnant and I have a strong upper abdominal pain on my right side it's constant and won't go away?

I'm 32 weeks pregnant and I have a strong upper abdominal pain on my right side it's constant and won't go away?

Call your doctor: There are many causes of right upper abdominal pain in pregnancy. Your doctor may need to check your blood pressure to rule out preeclampsia or evaluate your gall bladder. But you should call your doctor today! ...Read more

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

I'm 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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Sharp pain inside and around vagina when I walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?

Yes - normal: Women frequently experience vaginal pains - often described as sharp, shooting pain - as they approach term. This is normal, and likely relates to the descent of the presenting part into the pelvis. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain at 32 weeks, could it be a sign of premature labor?

Lower abdominal pain at 32 weeks, could it be a sign of premature labor?

Could be: Yes it could be, but more likely you have it from change in posture from growing belly, it is one of the symptoms of normal 3 trimester, again depending on severity, if you in doubt go get checked. Better safe than sorry especially in pregnancy. If it is from growing baby than get an abdominal support belt in maternity store it will help you with back pain some. ...Read more

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Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy)?

Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy)?

Large size: There are readily available graphs on the net from Mayo Clinic and elsewhere. You should discuss the implications with a neonatologist. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant and have had lower abdominal pain for the last 2 days and light bleeding on and off for the past week. What could this be?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and have had lower abdominal pain for the last 2 days and light bleeding on and off for the past week. What could this be?

Contact your OBGYN: Please contact immediately your obstetrician. You would need to have an exam, likely tests for urinary tract infection as well as possible ultrasound to help figure our the issue. ...Read more

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What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

OK and no: C-section is done through the anterior approach. Knowing that the placenta is posterior means it is safe to do a routine c-section but does NOT mean it needs to be done.

Vaginal deliveries are always better than C-section unless there is an indication for the C-section. Ask your OB about these indications. ...Read more

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Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

AFI 5cm: Afi stands for amniotic fluid index. An afi less than 5 cm is considered oligohydramnios. This needs to be followed very closely particularly if the baby is measuring smaller than average. Typically, as long as the baby has normal anatomy and is growing, we try to hold off delivering until after 37 weeks. You also need to have a vaginal exam to make sure you are not leaking fluid. ...Read more

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At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

No: The CMV igg indicates a past infection and the negative igm indicates no recent infection or exposure. This combination makes CMV an unlikely cause. Mild ventriculomegaly often is simply monitored by serial ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

No, a single course: Of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins and feel sharp pain just below my abdomen especially when l am walking is this norrmal?

I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins and feel sharp pain just below my abdomen especially when l am walking is this norrmal?

Not necessarily: With the abdominal cavity and pelvis filled with an enlarging uterus containing two growing babies with many bony protrusions this is not at all surprising. On the other hand it would not be at all inappropriate to see your obstetrician and make absolutely sure nothing else was going on. Good luck and have two great babies. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.

Get checked: This may simply be round ligament pain or another normal discomfort of pregnancy but late in pregnancy severe pain should be promptly evaluated. Preterm labor must be ruled out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy I get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.

Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy I get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.

See below...: The most likely explanation for pain that you describe is related to reflux disease or problems relate to your gallbladder. Both of these are extremely common during pregnancy and easy to evaluate - call your doctor! ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant. Have had this constant tight feeling in abdomen. Back hurts, lots of pain and pressure down there. Should I be worried?

Pregnancy pain: Anytime you feel pelvic pressure and pain at 32 weeks you should probably be seen by your doctor, the concern being preterm labor. That being said it is a common complaint among pregnant women in the third trimester. The baby is growing in size and occupying a space that was un occupied. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins I have severe pain that's sharp and burning in my left side/abdomen when coughing or sneezing, should I be concerned?

I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins I have severe pain that's sharp and burning in my left side/abdomen when coughing or sneezing, should I be concerned?

Gentle cough: It may help to cough less and gentler. Take honey one teaspoon 3x a day. You can take it with green tea.
To make your coughing gentler practice making your exhale longer than your inhale. Use a mirror to SEE your shoulders, face, jaw relax.
Get my book from your library: Stressed? Anxiety? Your Cure is in the Mirror - has more details. ...Read more

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Am 32 weeks pregnant I feel a sharp pain from my abdomen to vagina for a second. This repeats often. I feel so tired and lil cramping. Is this normal?

Am 32 weeks pregnant I feel a sharp pain from my abdomen to vagina for a second. This repeats often. I feel so tired and lil cramping. Is this normal?

Round ligament pain: You have two ligaments (supporting straps) that travel from the sides of your uterus, through your abdominal wall, to the lips of your vagina. As the uterus grows, they become stretched and sore. Especially when you change position suddenly. Watch for contractions, but those pains usually last a minute or so. Bleeding or a sudden change in your vaginal discharge are signs of preterm labor. ...Read more

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Estimated 32 weeks pregnant. Baby has dropped about a week ago there is lots of pressure in my lower abdomen, thighs, back, and tightness. Labor?

Estimated 32 weeks pregnant. Baby has dropped about a week ago there is lots of pressure in my lower abdomen, thighs, back, and tightness. Labor?

Can get checked: Doesn't seem like labor since you don't mention labor symptoms like contractions. You can ask your doctor to evaluate you if concerned ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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