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Doctor insights on: Can You Have Menstrual Cramps And Be Pregnant

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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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U can have.Menstrual cramps if u are pregnant?

U can have.Menstrual cramps if u are pregnant?

Be seen: You should not be having cramps while pregnant and they could mean false or true labor pains or potentially miscarriage. ...Read more

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I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

No. Get seen. : Having cramps "like menstrual cramps" can mean preterm labor. It can be braxton hicks contractions, which are normal, but shouldn't hurt so much. Call your OB now to discuss if u need to go to ed. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pre menstrual cramps and pregnancy?

What is the difference between pre menstrual cramps and pregnancy?

Big difference : Hopefully when u get pregnant u will know the difference. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between menstrual cramps & early pregnancy cramps?

Not much: Menstrual crams start before every period. If you miss your period and cramps start some time later, it could be due to pregnancy. In that case do pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

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I would like to know if it is normal to feel pain about where my ovaries are similar to menstrual cramps during my sixth week of pregnancy?

Can be normal: Many women will experience pelvic cramping early in the first trimester. It is important to have an ultrasound confirming the pregnancy is developing in the uterus and not in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test and menstrual cramps normal?

Positive pregnancy test and menstrual cramps normal?

Threatened AB: It may be normal. Usually bleeding or cramping early in pregnancy can be concerning and may signal an abnormal pregnancy with an upcoming miscarriage. However, this isn't known yet so your OB will check hormone levels and decide if an ultrasound is helpful. Good luck to your early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is having menstrual cramps a good indication you're not pregnant?

Is having menstrual cramps a good indication you're not pregnant?

You could also: Have mild cramping if pregnant. So, it your period is late - would take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is painful menstrual cramps a good indication you are not pregnant?

Is painful menstrual cramps a good indication you are not pregnant?

If you are having: Your period (bleeding) ; cramps - then you are not pregnant. If you only have cramping ; have missed your period - those could be consistent with being pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more