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Is It Normal For Your Stomach To Bruise During Pregnancy
My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.
My adivse is to: Get a home pregnancy test and go from there. You sound like you could be pregnant assuming your sexually active, which I assume you are or wouldn't be asking :-) If your worried about family and friends, share with those you trust. If you are pregnant, it's important ot have support people in place. Best to you and be well! ...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
You shouldn't.: See an obstetrician.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Is it normal to have bruising on right side of belly during pregnancy (30wks 5 days, 2nd pregnancy)?
No: Did you fall or have any trauma? Keep an eye on it and mention to your ob on your next visit ...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
Pain in the lower abdomen area, on pills for pregnancy I go through frequent scans during my cycle, everything looked normal, but I have pain?
Hyperstimulation?: I assume that the, "pills for pregnancy" are to help you conceive? They are likely causing stimulation of your ovaries. The follicles that form will normally rupture when they release an egg. When stimulated, there tend to be more and larger follicles that can cause pain, especially when they rupture. ...Read more
Is it normal for breast to sometimes bruise during pregnancy? And the bruise lasts for 2 weeks or so?
Mostly yes: Breasts can get much enlarged and swollen which can make them more susceptible to bumps and bruising. Wear a good support bra, and take good care of them. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Is it normal to feel little spasms and twitches in lower abdomen during early pregnancy. Also what feelings are normal during early pregnancy.?
Yes: Your uterus is a muscle and it will spasm. Make sure not peeing all the time. If the pain goes to one side and is getting worse and you haven't had an ultrasound, get one. The risk of a pregnancy in the tube is about 1-2/1000 but needs to be dealt with. Otherwise generally nausea early. ...Read more
Is severe sharp pains in my upper abdomen normal during pregnancy? I have gallbladder colic. It shot pains through my lower back near my kidneys.
No: Unexplained bruising is not normal. You need check with your OB doctor. ...Read more
Light pinching pain in abdomen, side, and back during early pregnancy is this normal or should I be concerned?
Likely normal: It is still best to ask your OB and for explanation and a good exam. As the uterus rises, like any tissue, it causes discomfort and pressures on surrounding tissues even the bladder. It is affixed by the broad ligament which has nerves there and as there is stretch, there is discomfort. I hope my explanation helps, but ask your doctor please. ...Read more
I have little pain in my low abdomen during pregnancy. It can make me feel uncomfortable but I can work through the discomfort, is that normal?
Hi I was wondering if feeling fluttering in the upper part of my abdomen and sides of my abdomen is normal during pregnancy is normal. I'm 27 weeks.
Yes: Most likely you are feeling the baby move (or it could be gas) ...Read more
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).
Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I am 7, almost 8 weeks along in my pregnancy and I am noticing that I am getting random bruising on my breasts. Is this normal?
PG Breast bruising: When pregnancy commences, there is increased blood flow to the genitals and breasts. The breasts will have several prominent surface capillaries that are easily subject to breaking with undue trauma (bruising) no matter how slight. Wear a good bra or breast binder, and steer clear of "swinging car doors that are closing" (smile0 ...Read more
Why is there a vibration feeling in my lower left abdomen during pregnancy? I am 24 weeks pregnant and this started over the weekend.
Very normal you do not have to worry about that later on the vibration will be a movement and the baby will start punching and stretching
it is normal ...Read more
Can see my pulse throughout my whole abdomen and I can normally only see it below my sternum, pregnancy symptoms since Feb, no positive test yet?
In a skinny person, it is normal to see pulsations of the aorta.
If you had sex since your last period, and missed your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you are planning to be pregnant, take prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
????: I have never heard of a bruised uterus? ...Read more
Uterus growing: Pain in the abdominal region during pregnancy is a common complaint, as the uterus grows it can cause some discomfort. If the pain is accompanied by other symptoms, such as fever, spotting or bleeding, vomiting or any discomfort during urination, calling your obstetrician is the best call of action. Drink plenty of fluids, change position and cure constipation. ...Read more
Pain is not normal: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Please call your OB: Doc may or may not be significant your doc would want to know so your doc can decide if u need to be seen or have ultrasound, exam, etc. ...Read more
May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
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