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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

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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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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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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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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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

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Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

No: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test if late. ...Read more

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What causes pain during intercourse in lower abdomen?

Amny things could: Infection, problems with prolapse of the pelvic organs, fibroids, ovary cyst, bladder or bowel problems , edometiosis, pelvic adhesions, you need to see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Endometriosis common: Endometriosis is far and away the most common cause of female pelvic pain. The list of possible causes is just not that long in most patients. Pain during or after intercourse should be evaluated by your gynecologist. Other causes include pid (pelvic inflammatory disease, a bacterial infection of the uterus/tubes/ovaries) but usually there is a low grade fever and some extra vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Pregnancy test.: Abdominal pain isn't a great indicator of pregnancy (it's too nonspecific). Some people who are pregnant have belly pains, and other people who are pregnant don't. The best thing to do is an at home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative and you still think you might be pregnant, do another test in 1 week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Possibly: Occasionally endometriosis related pain can correlate rectal pain along with ovulation pain. ...Read more

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Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

The fetus!: Your abdominal cavity is compressed, and the pressure is on your stomach. This is a not uncommon problem during pregnancy, but it is augmented by pre-existent obesity! not a serious issue! frequently eleiminated by eating less more frequently! ...Read more

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Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Endometriosis: The pain you describe could be from many causes but endometriosis should be on the top of the list. See your gynecologist. Your gyn will probably try nsaids (like ibuprofen) first and if those don't work, your gyn will try birth control pills. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in abdominal area during intercourse. ?

Sharp pain in abdominal area during intercourse. ?

Dyspareunia: Is a fancy medical term for painful intercourse. Often an underlying medical issue such as infection or strain can be a causative factor in the pain you are having, so it is recommended to see the Dr. and get a good evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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Pain in the abdomen during urination-sign of periods or pregnancy?

May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more

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Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain and increased frequency of urination can be due to a number of factors. It could be due to a pregnancy with an ovarian cyst, threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, urinary tract infection, and others. You should see your physician for evaluation to determine if you are pregnant and the cause of the pain. ...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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