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How Long Does Abdominal Pain Last In Early Pregnancy
I have stomach ache, sore breasts and fatigue! I last ovulated 22nd february think I'm due on 13th march am I having early pregnancy signs?
Possibly: Any woman who is sexually active can theoretically conceive. Await your period--if you are late, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
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
My. Is not due until a few days after labor day but as of last tuesday I have started throwing up having trouble keeping my food down and have had lower abdomen pain but no infections what could this be pregnancy or something else?
I'm 27 year can ovary cyst cause pregnancy symptoms I have stomach pain and lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?
Yes: Yes it can cause what you just described. It can cause all kind of pain ...Read more
For three days now I've had upper abdominal pain, which is causing my breathing to be constricted while the pain lasts, breathing makes pain worse.
Any kind of: Breathing problem is an important symptom, so please consult your doctor. You should get in to see your doctor before weekend comes around. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) when I apply some pressure. The pain comes and go and has lasted for 2 days. What can this be?
Many causes: Pain in the right upper quadrant (RUQ) can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Liver disease is usually only painful if it stretches the capsule of the liver e.g. hepatitis. Gallstones. Bowel lesions eg constipation, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome. Other causes: pneumonia, kidney, skin or musculoskeletal conditions. Consult your local practitioner for assessment and advice ...Read more
My wife had the pregancy after she tested day before yesterday. Now she is taking mifepriston abortion pill and is having serious abdominal pain. Plz he?
Mifepristone: Abdominal cramping & pain are common side effects of this drug, but if the symptoms are severe, she should be seen by doc to make certain there are no complications. ...Read more
Ever since last friday, I have been having upper abdominal pain on and off. It feels like that feeling you get when you're hungry and you haven't eate?
Possible gastritis: Could be gastritis - the irritation from something that you have taken, medications, alcohol, excess acid, bile reflux or virus can lead to "hunger pains" without actually being hungry. Similar symptoms can occur with patients with peptic ulcer disease. Treatment is to remove the inciting cause, e.g. Alcohol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, treating with antacids. If persistent, see md. ...Read more
How bad is the pain?: In general, any pain that is interfering with your quality of life should be evaluated "sooner rather than later". The list of possible causes of upper abdominal pain is quite extensive; some of these diseases are self-limiting but others can get more serious if left untreated. When in doubt, it is best to deal with these things on the earlier side. ...Read more
Depends on cause: There are many causes of liver disease: drugs/alcohol, obesity, viral infection, autoimmune disorders, injury to the liver, etc. The common cause is chronic inflammation of the liver leading to scarring. Most patients do not have any symptoms, except for possibly fatigue due to inflammation, until cirrhosis develops. Symptoms of cirrhosis include abdominal fullness, confusion, bleeding. ...Read more
I'm sixteen years old and I have had upper abdominal pain and chest pain for the last three or more weeks. I am very scared.
Relax but evaluate: At your age this is more likely to be irritation of your swallowing tube than anything serious. It can/does hurt & many people immediately thing it is heart related. Avoid acidic foods/carbonated drinks & caffeine. Don't eat or drink within an hour of laying down. Go in and be evaluated. ...Read more
Wife exp upper abdominal pain 4x/yr, lasts 20min, usually at night 2hrs after meal. She drinks hot water, pain stops. What's the cause? Thanks.
Sudden, sharp middle upper abdominal pain. Came out of nowhere as I was trying to sleep. Lasted few minutes, still aches & I feel weird. Causes?
Many causes: Acute onset of pain in middle upper abdomen can be caused by Peptic Ulcer Disease. Pancreatitis, Gall stones, Gastrtis, Esopagitis and ulcer. Stomach and Pancreatic Cancer. The only way you can find out is by consulting your doctor. Detailed History, Physical Exam and if indicated Endoscopy, Ultrasoung/Cat Scan etc. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed 6 yrs ago along with stones (basket, scope) I have since had severe center upper abdominal pain that lasts for days???
Other causes: Pain may be due to several other causes, like retained stones, spinctor dysfunction, attacks of pancreatic inflation, need tests (work up) to find the cause speak to your doctor, and possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
Last few days, I get very Hungary and eat. After I eat I get nauseous and then tired. Then awake again. Its a cycle. Have upper abdominal pain as well?
Checkup: Start with a physical exam, labs and visit to a doctor. Stomach ulcers can present like this. The food irritates he ulcer when it gets into the stomach. Abdominal pain can also be due to a stomach ulcer. Pregnancy can produce strange food cravings. Without more information cannot fully answer the question. ...Read more
You shouldn't.: See an obstetrician.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I have had stomach aches, abdominal bloating and farthing as long as I can remember. What's the problem with me?
Your symptoms may: Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze. Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more
Why do I have severe, stabbing upper abdominal pain after sex? It lasts 20-30 minutes with occasional radiation to the edge of left quadrants.
Most likely PID: Painful intercourse, also called dyspareunia, is often related to pelvic inflammatory disease. That said you have lost weight. Was that unintended? There are many possibilities that come to mind and in this instance I suggest a visit to both your primary MD (family or internal medicine) ANDa visit to GYN. They will need to work together to diagnose and treat this problem, ASAP. Delay is unwise. ...Read more
Last Tuesday I started having severe upper abdominal pain and back pain. Pain finally went away in back. Now minor pain w/ fullness n upper abdomen?
Recently I have started having trouble keeping my food down and lower abdomen pain but no infections does that mean pregnancy is the only possibility?
Hi im try to concieve this month my pwriod due date is 10 oct im having a lower abdominal pain on right side is it a sign of pragnancy?
Probably not: It would be very early and may be due to something else I would go to my physician and get checked ...Read more
Hii, My periods are 1 week later, having ;lower abdomen pain and feeling so tired and pregnancy result are negative. Please suggest?
You may wish to repeat the pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
A 25year old woman is admitted at 35wks gestation with severe abdominal pain and vagina bleeding, BP is 110/50mmhg. What is the diagnosis?
Placenta abruptio: While it could be other causes, the most serious and life threatening and therefore the one you should think of first is placenta abruptio. Placenta abruptio is the separation of the placenta (the organ that nourishes the fetus) from its attachment to the uterus wall before the baby is delivered. Treatment includes IV fluids and blood transfusions. An emergency cesarean section may be necessary. ...Read more
A woman is admitted at 35wks gestation with severe abdominal pain and vagina bleeding, BP is 110/50mmhg. Why is this bleeding not from the placenta?
Placental abruption?: Abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding is placental abruption until proven otherwise. An ultrasound could be done to look for hematoma but if the fetal heart tones are concerning this this woman should be delivered quickly. If fetal heart testing is reassuring, the woman is stable, and bleeding is minimal, then a pelvic exam to evaluate the vagina and cervix could be completed. ...Read more
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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