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Doctor insights on: Cramps That Come And Go In Early Pregnancy

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Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Yes: Many women have cramping in early pregnancy. The uterus is a muscle and women will sometimes experience menstrual type cramping in early pregnancy. Ligament discomfort is also common as the uterus increases in size. ...Read more

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When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

See a Provider: Cramps during early pregnancy should resolve. If they don't, you may need an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus and that you do not have a pathological ovarian cyst. See a provider for help with this! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to have cramps in early pregnancy?

Yes: Frequently due to nothing more than your ligaments stretching. If bothersome, try a heating pad or hot water bottle and a couple of tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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How early do back cramps start during pregnancy?

They don't: Not sure exactly what back cramps are? Many pregnant patient have pain in the low back in the third trimester due to posture changes. ...Read more

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What can I take for early pregnancy cramps? I'm 2 to 4 weeks

What can I take for early pregnancy cramps? I'm 2 to 4 weeks

I would: Try aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofin. Early on these pose no risk. I would consider going in, it may be a bladder infection. ...Read more

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Are moderate cramps normal for early pregnancy? I'm 4 weeks and I've been having stretching/pulling cramps. They get worse when I move around.

Could be normal: Stretching/pulling cramps are not uncommon in early pregnancy, and often relate to the stretching of the round ligaments--supporting structures for the uterus. But there are other possible causes as well. You should ask your doctor at your next appointment, and if you have bleeding or severe cramps, see your dr right away. ...Read more

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Why are cramps are a early sign of pregnancy?

Shouldn't be: Early pregnancy is most often associated with very few symptoms. The most common are breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, bloating. Cramping should not be a symptom of pregnancy. If cramping occurs while pregnant then a visit to your ob/gyn is warranted. ...Read more

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Want to know is cramps an early sign of pregnancy?

Want to know is cramps an early sign of pregnancy?

Cramping: Cramping can happen in early pregnancy. However it is a nonspecific symptom and not reliable in making the diagnosis of pregnancy. It is best to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Four positive pregnancy tests four days early, having very light cramps are these normal?

Can have cramps: And be normal, more worrisome if u start to bleed, see you obgyn for an exam and blood work including a quant bhcg and a progetesrone level. ...Read more

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So I realize spotting during early pregnancy is normal. But would you have cramps at the same time or no?

So I realize spotting during early pregnancy is normal. But would you have cramps at the same time or no?

Not normal.: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Not much: Cramps coming from the uterus feel the same often, so you should get a pregnancy test if you're ever worried about it. ...Read more

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Are cramps and back pain common on early pregnancy?

Are cramps and back pain common on early pregnancy?

Yes: They can occur. What you want to look for is associated bleeding. Keep on mind that early pregnancy can have some spotting during implantation of embryo. ...Read more

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I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

Are you pregnant?: First do a home pregnancy test to confirm that you are already pregnant again. If positive and you are experiencing bleeding you need to be seen by a doctor to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy must be excluded. ...Read more

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In your early pregnancy is there a lot brown discharges and sometimes light pink spotting with cramps?

In your early pregnancy is there a lot brown discharges and sometimes light pink spotting with cramps?

Yes: Light bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. Have you actually checked a pregnancy test? I would recommend that if you haven't. A brown discharge could represent the shedding of old blood. If you develop a foul smelling discharge then see your doctor. If you are pregnant and the bleeding continues or gets heavier, then you may be having a miscarriage and you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Period 12 days early. Always on time. Bad cramps. Should I be worried? 31 no kids. Not a chance of pregnancy..

Period 12 days early. Always on time. Bad cramps. Should I be worried? 31 no kids. Not a chance of pregnancy..

Observe: Do what you usually do for cramps and take what you usually take, if no improvement, other symptoms appear as discharge for example, or same thing next cycle, see your doctor, wish you wellness ...Read more

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I wanted to know whether you feel periods symptoms like cramps ect even in early pregnancy? Or you don't feel anything such wen u r pregnant.

I wanted to know whether you feel periods symptoms like cramps ect even in early pregnancy? Or you don't feel anything such wen u r pregnant.

Symptoms: Often women don't feel any different in early pregnancy. However mild cramping might occur. Do not anticipate any symptoms before period is missed. ...Read more

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Are cramps or swollen ovaries a early sign of pregnancy?

Atlhough cramping: Can occur in early pregnancy- it is not diagnostic for pregnancy. Swollen ovaries is not an indicator of pregancy. If you miss your period - take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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