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Are sharp lower abdomen pain normal during 9 weeks pregnancy? What are its possible causes and when does it go away? Thanks

Are sharp lower abdomen pain normal during 9 weeks pregnancy? What are its possible causes and when does it go away? Thanks

Early Pregnancy pain: It's common to have pain early in pregnancy. Typically this pain is due to ligament stretching and growing of the uterus. Unless accompanied by bleeding and cramping, this pain is typically normal. One would want to make sure that you don't have a urinary tract infection, appendicitis, or gastrointestinal problems. Sharp lower abdominal pain in pregnancy can come and go throughout the pregnanc. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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21 weeks pregnant with 3rd. Having an on and off dull pain in upper abdomen. Pain is worst when I walk. What would cause this?

21 weeks pregnant with 3rd. Having an on and off dull pain in upper abdomen. Pain is worst when I walk. What would cause this?

Not sure: I cannot say without an examination, but your OB MD can help you more effectively-give him/her a call. ...Read more

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I just found out I am pregnate so I have abdominal pain like cramps but i just notice that they hurt more every time i eat anything, is that normal?

I just found out I am pregnate so I have abdominal pain like cramps but i just notice that they hurt more every time i eat anything, is that normal?

Get checked out: Any woman who is pregnant and with abdominal pain should be seen and examined to make sure that there is not concern about an ectopic pregnancy. Bowel changes do occur in pregnancy, but they are usually not an issue in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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I just found out i'm pregnate n i've been getting abdominal pain like cramps but i've noticed they hurt more every time i eat anything, is that normal?

I just found out i'm pregnate n i've been getting abdominal pain like cramps but i've noticed they hurt more every time i eat anything, is that normal?

Get checked out: Any woman who is pregnant and with abdominal pain should be seen and examined to make sure that there is not concern about an ectopic pregnancy. Bowel changes do occur in pregnancy, but they are usually not an issue in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period came twice in one month. Took a test said not pregant. Lower abdominal pain. What can this be?

Period came twice in one month. Took a test said not pregant.  Lower abdominal pain.  What can this be?

Gynecologic vs. g.i: I would recommend you see a gynecologist first. Although gastrointestinal issues like ibs are in the differential. More likely this could be menstrual cramps, pevlic inflammatory disease or ovarian cyst which a gynecologist would be better at diagnosing. ...Read more

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My boy just rub his penis over my vagina but did not penetration. i had postinor1 .within 24h. im having a low lower abdominal pain.am i pergnant?

My boy just rub his penis over my vagina but did not penetration. i had postinor1  .within 24h. im having a low lower abdominal pain.am i pergnant?

Unlikely: Anytime you have unprotected sex, there is a risk of pregnancy. If you are concerned, do a home pregnancy test. If you do not wish to become pregnant at this time, use condoms for STD protection and a reliable birth control method as well. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more