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Early pregnancy sign? Feeling very heavy around pelvic area and private area

Early pregnancy sign? Feeling very heavy around pelvic area and private area

Certainly possible: Other signs would be a delayed period, abnormal bleeding, breast tenderness and nausea. You should check a pregnancy test now and again in about a week. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area? Thanks

Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area? Thanks

Yes: Though of course it is evolutionarily programmed to help you through childbirth by working specifically on the pelvic ligaments. However, you are probably at increased risk for sprains etc. During this time period, both for this reason and because your balance may be somewhat off. So be careful! I would certainly avoid backbends specifically and use extra care in any exercise regimen. ...Read more

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I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area is that a early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?

I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area is that a early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?

Interesting: Localized nerve dsfunction due to compression of the nerve itself or its tiny blood supply leads to intermittent parasthesias (tingling). Uterine fibroids, cysts and orthopedic conditions are among the many things that can cause this. I would see the gyn as they are best at doing a pelvic exam and knowing when order studies (ultrasound, x-ray, mri), and when to refer you to a specialist. ...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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What can I expect to happen during pelvic exams during pregnancy?

What can I expect to happen during pelvic exams during pregnancy?

Typical exam: There is typically a normal pelvic exam during the initial visit, with pap smear, cultures for infection, and a bimanual exam to evaluate the size of the uterus and pelvis. Physicians will usually do pelvic exams (bimanual only) from 37 weeks on to check the cervix, but this isn't required, especially if you aren't contracting yet. Other exams may be indicated if you are having problems. ...Read more

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Is lower pelvic pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Is lower pelvic pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Not typical: As above, but as always, if pregnancy is a possibility, then do a pregnancy test ...Read more

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Can pelvic exams cause miscarriages in early pregnancy?

Can pelvic exams cause miscarriages in early pregnancy?

No: A pelvic exam is not going to cause or prevent a miscarriage from happening. There is no relationship between these two things. Pelvic exams are safe when done by a professional. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy?

What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy?

Many reasons: It depends on how far along you are in your pregnancy. Pelvic pain could be due to a variety of different reasons (infection, preterm contractions, round ligament pain, etc.). Any significant type of pain during pregnancy should warrant an assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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What do it mean when your pelvic bone pops during your 34th week of pregnancy?

What do it mean when your pelvic bone pops during your 34th week of pregnancy?

Loosening up!: The chemical changes are intense as the
organs and tendons and joints and muscles prepare for the push! ...Read more

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How long do u have to wait until right above your pelvis start to get hard during pregnancy?

How long do u have to wait until right above your pelvis start to get hard during pregnancy?

Uterine growth: I think you are asking when you can feel your uterus above your pubic bone. Usually this is between 12-14 weeks. ...Read more

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Can a good ultra sound substitute pelvic exams during pregnancy?

Can a good ultra sound substitute pelvic exams during pregnancy?

No: Believe it or not ultrasounds have not been shown to positively effect outcomes in pregnancy and some argue cause more unneeded concern. Good news is that you don't need pelvic exams while pregnant. Visits are to monitor your blood pressure, the babies growth, etc. And this is done without a pelvic exam. Good luck with your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are sore shoulders and pelvic pain common in early first time pregnancy?

Are sore shoulders and pelvic pain common in early first time pregnancy?

Pain in Pregnancy: Pelvic pain is common, not shoulder pain. Try ice application and avoiding activities those make your pain worse. ...Read more

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What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

Exercises or support: Exercises such as yoga, Pilates or physical therapy may help. There are support belts that may also help. The pelvic discomfort is related to relaxation of the tendons and ligaments that connect the bones of the pelvis to allow a baby to pass through. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience back pain after a standard pelvic check during pregnancy? I'm 14 weeks.

Is it normal to experience back pain after a standard pelvic check during pregnancy? I'm 14 weeks.

Not typical: A pelvic exam does not generally cause back pain. Lying on the uncomfortable bed while pregnant could. Good thing you just saw a doctor and I assume everything with the pregnancy and your pelvic exam was normal. That must be reassuring. ...Read more

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EXPERIENCING S/S OF PREGNANCY I KNOW IS STILL TO EARLY TO TEST HAD A DRINK LAST NIGHT WITH MY HUSBAND AND EXPERIENCED RIGHT OVARIAN/PELVIC PAIN?

EXPERIENCING S/S OF PREGNANCY I KNOW IS STILL TO EARLY TO TEST HAD A DRINK LAST NIGHT WITH MY HUSBAND AND EXPERIENCED RIGHT OVARIAN/PELVIC PAIN?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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