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Pains In Pelvic Area During Early Pregnancy
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
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My girlfriend has a light line going from her bottom of her bellybutton to her pelvis area. Can that be a early sign of pregnancy? Had sex peak of ov
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
I have been experiencing a vibrating sensation in my lower stomach area/pelvis? Could this be an early pregnancy symptom?
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
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin 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
The chemical changes are intense as the
organs and tendons and joints and muscles prepare for the push! ...Read more
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
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
No: If you miss your period, do pregnancy test in 2 weeks to make sure. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience back pain after a standard pelvic check during pregnancy? I'm 14 weeks.
I have pinching in my right pelvic where the underwear line is. Is this normal during week 5 of pregnancy?
Yes: Do your stretches. See your md if pain worsens. ...Read more
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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