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How do I manage abdominal aching in pregnancy?

How do I manage abdominal aching in pregnancy?

Abd pain: In most cases, rest will help or stopping the activity that triggered it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used safely. If no relief from that, changing positions may help. If still no relief, call your ob. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Tightness in my lower abdomen..tender breasts, 5 days late and 2 negative home pregnancy tests.. what's going on with me?

Tightness in my lower abdomen..tender breasts, 5 days late and 2 negative home pregnancy tests.. what's going on with me?

Possibly Pregnant: Your symptoms are concerning and they do not necessarily mean you are pregnant but you should be seen by your primary care physician to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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What r some causes of haveing a cramp on one side of your lower abdomen and haveing tender breast other than pregnancy? Because im still a vrigin

What r some causes of haveing a cramp on one side of your lower abdomen and haveing tender breast other than pregnancy? Because im still a vrigin

Many: There are many causes, but one of the more common cause could be ovulation which would cause both pain on one side as well as breast tenderness. However if the pain is worsening or not improving in a short period of time, an evaluation by your doctor may be needed. ...Read more

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I've been having bad pains in my stomach and been putting on a lot of weight which leaves my belly hard and sore.. I've been having signs of pregancy ?

I've been having bad pains in my stomach and been putting on a lot of weight which leaves my belly hard and sore.. I've been having signs of pregancy ?

Many causes: Abdominal pain can be associated with many different etiologies. Chronic abdominal pain is a common complaint and could be associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). LUQ pain could be splenic etiology. Epigastric could be pancreatitis, ulcer or other gastric etiology. Pregnancy should be considered. You should see your PMD if persistent or worse. Online consult may help determine next steps. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Just confirmed pregnancy. Dull ache on my right lower abdomen and pulling on right hip and back. Not constant. Not No bleed. Could this be ectopic?

Just confirmed pregnancy. Dull ache on my right lower abdomen and pulling on right hip and back. Not constant.  Not No bleed. Could this be ectopic?

Right abd pain: The ovary in early pregnancy produces hormones to support the pregnancy until the placenta is fully formed. This makes the ovary very sensitive on the side which released the egg. By itself it is not abnormal, but if the pain continues and you start to have bleeding, it could be an ectopic. Get a serum quantitative HCG and an ultrasound to be certain from your provider. ...Read more

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How long do omeprazole take to work ?? Stomach so sore just below ribs :(

How long do omeprazole take to work ??  Stomach so sore just below ribs :(

Ouch: Omeprazole works fairly quickly. About an hour to effect acid secretions, 2 hours for peak effect. If you are still having pain - are you sure it's "heart burn". Severe pain really needs to be evaluated by a physician and a hands-on assessment. ...Read more

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I'm 2 weeks post tah and removal of ovaries why I my.stomach numb and still sore how long before I feel better?

I'm 2 weeks post tah and removal of ovaries why I my.stomach numb and still sore how long before I feel better?

Recovery period: If you just had a total abdominal hysterectomy 2 weeks ago then it is expected that you are still sore and have some numbness on your abdomen. This is a big surgery. Expected recovery times are typically 6 weeks. You can discuss the details of your surgery with your surgeon to see if any complications occurred that might even require a longer recovery. ...Read more