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I'm 5 months pregnant, I was just wondering if it was normal for either side of the lower abdomen to hurt or be extremely sore?

I'm 5 months pregnant, I was just wondering if it was normal for either side of the lower abdomen to hurt or be extremely sore?

Time to get help...: Abdominal pain is never normal, & when severe as described ("extremely sore") even less so. Lots of things cause abdominal pain--see earlier healthtap answers please. Don't delay in seeking evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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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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Light abdomen pain during early pregnancy is it normal?

Light abdomen pain during early pregnancy is it normal?

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

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Is it normal to have abdominal pains while ur pregnant?

Yes, but: If you are having pain in your abdomen (and you are not specific about this at all) you should contact your ob/gyn. This could be anything from fetal movement, to bladder infections to labor. This list is huge! ...Read more

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Sharp Pain occurs while touching lower right side abdomen, is it normal during pregnancy?

See a doctor ASAP: Sharp pain in right low abdomen during pregnancy is abnormal and can have multiple causes including acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, and urinary tract infection. Please see a doctor or go to ED and run some tests to rule out medical emergency. ...Read more

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My wife has continuous pain in lower abdominal as she is 14 week pregnant? Is it normal or need to worry?

My wife has continuous pain in lower abdominal as she is 14 week pregnant?  Is it normal or need to worry?

Talk to doctor: Continuous pain doesn't sound normal. Sometimes women do have some ligament pain with pregnancy, even at 14 weeks, but continuous pain makes me think she deserves to be checked out by doctor. Could be pregnancy related, or could be her appendix, constipation, gastroenteritis or something else as well. An exam and history are in order. Hope everything is okay. ...Read more

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Am 10 week 4 days in pregnancy. Am getting pain often in my left abdomen. Is there any problem for baby or it is quite normal???.

Probably normal: People often forget to mention just how painful pregnancy can be! Your joints are spreading in the pelvis, ligaments around the uterus are stretching, the organs are getting squished. Aches and pains are pretty much the norm in every pregnancy. If you have vaginal bleeding associated the you need to be seen. ...Read more