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Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Endometriosis: The pain you describe could be from many causes but endometriosis should be on the top of the list. See your gynecologist. Your gyn will probably try nsaids (like ibuprofen) first and if those don't work, your gyn will try birth control pills. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

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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Lower back pain and early pregnancy mean aborting?

Not necessarily: Low back pain is common in early pregnancy and does not mean that miscarriage is coming. If it persistes, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

No: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test if late. ...Read more

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Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

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

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Pregnancy test.: Abdominal pain isn't a great indicator of pregnancy (it's too nonspecific). Some people who are pregnant have belly pains, and other people who are pregnant don't. The best thing to do is an at home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative and you still think you might be pregnant, do another test in 1 week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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Having hip pain early in pregnancy?

Get going: You will need to stay healthy and active throughout your pregnancy, and hip pain is not easy to self manage. Have your physician refer you to a musculoskeletal doctor for care of your pelvis and back. This problem is treatable. You may have to change your foot ware and your exercise routines sooner than later. Do not take over the counter medications at this stage of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Twitching in lower abdomen, pregnancy signs?

Maybe: After 18-20 weeks pregnancy, pregnant women ill be "showing", with visible enlargement of the abdomen. Around that time, "quickening" occurs, which is the first sensation or perception of fetal movement. If you think you're pregnant, do a test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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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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What causes pain during intercourse in lower abdomen?

Amny things could: Infection, problems with prolapse of the pelvic organs, fibroids, ovary cyst, bladder or bowel problems , edometiosis, pelvic adhesions, you need to see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Sometimes: Low back pain is common when women are pregnant or not pregnant. Mild low back pain is common and not concerning. Low back pain that comes and goes like contractions could be a sign of a possible miscarriage. If you have bleeding and the back pain see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back. 24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back.  24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

See MD: See your MD immediately for an exam some pain expected after a procedure but if severe you need immediate physical exam in ER call surgeon ASAP if far away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can early pregnancy cause pressure in rectum. Tightening in vagina. Along with breast pain and lower abdominal pain. Have had PID before.

Can early pregnancy cause pressure in rectum. Tightening in vagina. Along with breast pain and lower abdominal pain. Have had PID before.

Yes: Early pregnancy can cause all those symptoms you describe. If you don't have foul discharge or fever, then hopefully not pid. If you're worried it wouldn't hurt to get checked to make sure as you wouldn't want to have cervical or uterine infection in pregnancy. But definitely the symptoms you describe can be due solely to early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Slight pain in lower abdomen during 19th week of pregnancy?

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

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Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Lower abdomen pain during intercourse mean endometriosis or worse?

Endometriosis common: Endometriosis is far and away the most common cause of female pelvic pain. The list of possible causes is just not that long in most patients. Pain during or after intercourse should be evaluated by your gynecologist. Other causes include pid (pelvic inflammatory disease, a bacterial infection of the uterus/tubes/ovaries) but usually there is a low grade fever and some extra vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Lower back pain in early pregnancy mean anything?

Maybe: Low back pain in early pregnancy is very common. It does not mean that miscariage is eminent. If symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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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


Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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