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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?

I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache (not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?

Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen pain early pregnancy. Best way to treat this?

See your doc: You should have no lower abdominal pain during pregnancy. Seek medical help. Many things can cause abdominal pain during pregnancy. Examples: urinary tract infection, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, vaginal infections.... ...Read more

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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

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Hi, is right side lower abdomen pain normal during 33 weeks of pregnancy? Thanks in advance!

Hi, is right side lower abdomen pain normal during 33 weeks of pregnancy? Thanks in advance!

Yes: Your appendix is over there too so watch for signs of fever, severe tenderness, loss of appetite. Aches on side of abdomen are normal in pregnancy however. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Maybe something els: The symptoms could be caused by a virus ot gastointestinal infection. You may need to see your clinician to rule out all of these and pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hii, My periods are 1 week later, having ;lower abdomen pain and feeling so tired and pregnancy result are negative. Please suggest?

Hormonal imbalance: 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

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Why do I have lower abdominal pain after intercourse or masturbation? Could it be pregnancy?

Why do I have lower abdominal pain after intercourse or masturbation? Could it be pregnancy?

Possible pregnancy: It could be pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test at home or at your doctor's and see. If it continues, you should see your doctor anyway. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

Anything: Lots of things could cause it. I assume you have had an ultrasound to confirm that it is an intra-uterine pregnancy and not ectopic. It could be stretching of the uterus, or the ligaments. Lots of aches and pains that will be new. Good luck, and congratulations- my son is the joy of my life! ...Read more

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Is having lower abdominal pain that shoots to your butt normal duration pregnancy?

Probably normal: Pains of pregnancy that I don't worry about are sharp, shooting, fleeting, electrical, and/or positional (meaning: it only happens when I move a certain way). If your pain is menstrual, crampy, constantly achy, or persistently painful, then I worry. ...Read more

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Hi, I am sandhya. I am pregnant of about 5 weeks and I am suffering from severe lower abdominal pain, back and waist since from the time of pregnancy?

Hi, I am sandhya. I am pregnant of about 5 weeks and I am suffering from severe lower abdominal pain, back and waist since from the time of pregnancy?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties pregnant female w. Abdominal, back, and waist pain concerned. Obstetritian must eval inter-prelvic tissue disorder. If none found then concern for pregnancy-related musculoskeletal disorder. During pregnancy relaxin hormone secreted and loosens pelvic ligaments, which strains pelvic and spine joints. Spanx and sij belts can help. Gentle aquatherapy to strengthen low back muscles. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain during first trimester of pregnancy?

Lower abdominal pain during first trimester of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Some cramping/ discomfort can occur. Please let your gynecologist/OB know. If you have severe abdominal pain - that would warrant emergency assessment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower abdominal pain while coughing, sneezing during early pregnancy?

Is it normal to have lower abdominal pain while coughing, sneezing during early pregnancy?

No: Having pain while pregnant is not uncommon but it is not normal. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain on the right and left sides, when I pee the pain comes back, is this a pregnancy symptoms?

Lower abdominal pain on the right and left sides, when I pee the pain comes back, is this a pregnancy symptoms?

Not really: In pregnancy most women have to pee more frequently. They can also notice sharp pains in lower sides of abdominal area at times. If you think you might be pregnant check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Sex on day 4 of period, withdrawal method used. Possibly precum. Chance of pregnancy? 32-3 day cycle. Lower abdominal pain, excessive fibre diet or?

Not likely: The chances are very low for pregnancy as described. You should ask yourself some hard questions right now, however, such as, "am I ready to be pregnant and become a mother as a teenager and change the course of my entire life? " that is really what you should be asking with your risky sexual activity. This type of question has already been answered far too many times. Enough already please. ...Read more

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I had protected sex (2 condoms)on 7tHFeb, I was supposed to have my regular cycle on 8th feb. No pregnancy symptoms, lower abdominal pain since 3 days.?

I had protected sex (2 condoms)on 7tHFeb, I was supposed to have my regular cycle on 8th feb. No pregnancy symptoms, lower abdominal pain since 3 days.?

Take a test...: If your period is 11 days late and you are sexually active, I recom mend taking a pregnancy test. No matter how you analyze the details of "possibility", the answer won't come until you either get your period or take the test. Good luck. Either way, may want to make an appointment to see your GYN - if nothing else to discuss your irregular cycles and need for reliable birth control (+condoms) ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower abdominal pain like ur period, and the see light blood in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to have lower abdominal pain like ur period, and the see light blood in early pregnancy?

Not normal: But not uncommon. This needs to be reported to your ob/gyn, as this may be threat. Miscarriage. ...Read more

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I've had left lower abdominal pain for 3 days. Menstrual cycle started 5/10, next expected 2/11.Is this a early sign of pregnancy, how soon can I test?

If..: If you are having pelvic pain pregnancy is a possibility. However there might be other problems causing your symptoms like for example an infection. Since I don't know what oner symptoms are related I cannot give you a more accurate impression of what could be happening. See your doctor for formal exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Noticed light pink discharge after wiping and lower abdominal pain for a few hours. Period scheduled in 2 weeks. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Noticed light pink discharge after wiping and lower abdominal pain for a few hours. Period scheduled in 2 weeks. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

More likely ovulatio: At two weeks into your period this is more likely reflective of ovulation but any bleeding should be evaluated and if you have been sexually active, I would suggest a few pregnancy test over the next few weeks while you monitor your next period. ...Read more

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16 days late, severe lower abdominal pain, moodiness. Three negative pregnancy tests. ER Dr said no signs of infections or abnormalities. Pregnant?

16 days late, severe lower abdominal pain, moodiness. Three negative pregnancy tests. ER Dr said no signs of infections or abnormalities. Pregnant?

By the time you are: 16 days late - a pregnancy test should be positive if you are actually pregnant. Pregnancy tests are very accurate when correctly used. I would trust the test. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more