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Doctor insights on: Pelvic Cramps Early Pregnancy

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Hi I'm 20 and am 9 days late for my period two pregnancy tests came back negative & I have pelvic cramps and dizziness what could it be and what's next?

Hi I'm 20 and am 9 days late for my period two pregnancy tests came back negative & I have pelvic cramps and dizziness what could it be and what's next?

Premenstral or pregn: The symptoms you describe could be premenstral due to a delayed onset for multiple reasons. You could also be pregnant if your tests were bought at the store. If so, get a blood test which is more accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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I have PMS symptoms all month such as bloating, extended stomach, pelvic cramps. The symptoms don't go away. Pregnancy tests negative. What's wrong?

I have PMS symptoms all month such as bloating, extended stomach, pelvic cramps. The symptoms don't go away. Pregnancy tests negative. What's wrong?

Not PMS: It is difficult to say and should be evaluated by your gynecologist since there is the potential for serious problems. You do not have pms. The symptoms do not resolve with your period. ...Read more

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Can anything other than pregnancy/ surgery cause endometriosis to go into remission? Bad pelvic pain & cramps w/ heavy periods as a teen, have been on/off OCPs since and hasn't been that bad until recently. Wondering if I could have endometriosis.

Can anything other than pregnancy/ surgery cause endometriosis to go into remission? Bad pelvic pain & cramps w/ heavy periods as a teen, have been on/off OCPs since and hasn't been that bad until recently. Wondering if I could have endometriosis.

One way to find out: Yes, you could have endometriosis. The best way to find out Is to have a board certified OB GYN MD do a laparoscopy to look for endometriosis and if found, could be a "2 for 99 special" by treatment at the same time as the surgery. Spontaneous resolution of documented endometriosis is rare to non-existent. ...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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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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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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Colicky pelvic pain (uterine contraction) is this sure sign of PMS or it may occur in early pregnancy?

Colicky pelvic pain (uterine contraction) is this sure sign of PMS or it may occur in early pregnancy?

Pelvic pain: Contractions should be occurring in early pregnancy normal, unless you are miscarrying. Pms has nothing to do with pregnancy and may present with some unpleasant sensations. To rule out pregnancy, you will need to do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have been trying to conceive, for the last week I have been having pelvic cramps, next period is the 22nd. Is it too early to take a preg. Test?

I have been trying to conceive, for the last week I have been having pelvic cramps, next period is the 22nd. Is it too early to take a preg. Test?

Yes too early: Even though a pregnancy could start implanting in the uterus soon after ovulation, it is too early to detect. Around the time of your expected period is the best time to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain in pregnancy normal?

Yes: Pelvic pain or pelvic pressure can be normal in pregnancy. However, it can also be an indication of a more severe problems such as a tubal pregnancy or a bleeding ovarian cyst. In later trimesters the pubic bone can stretch or even separate, also cause pain with walking. Lastly ovarian cysts can occur and twist, call torsion. Any time you have severe pelvic pain you should see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain common at 15 weeks of pregnancy?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain can be common at any time during a pregnancy. ...Read more

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My Wife is experiencing pregnancy loss and pelvic pain.

GYN MD needed: Your wife needs to see a GYN MD to sort out the source of the pelvic pain and determine the cause of the pregnancy loss if possible. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain & pain in left side of vagina normal in pregnancy & after OS tightening?

Check contractions: After Cervical Os tightening called cerclage, it is common to have contractions. Please. Get checked for contractions. This may manifest as pelvic pain and pain on the left or right. Get urine checked as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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28 day cycle. Normally I get mild pelvic pain on the midnight of cd13. Best time to intercourses to achieve pregnancy if I ovu on 13th midnight?

28 day cycle. Normally I get mild pelvic pain on the midnight of cd13. Best time to intercourses to achieve pregnancy if I ovu on 13th midnight?

Day 12: With a 28-day cycle, ovulation happens around day 14. That is day 14 counting from the beginning of a period (the first day of bleeding is day 1). That is also known as 14 days after LMP, which means last menstrual period. If wanting a baby, start having sex twice a day on Day 11, for 6 days... and enjoy those days, WITHOUT thinking about pregnancy, babies, or anything related to cycles. ...Read more

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I'm having severe pelvic pain with my pregnancy and I've tried everything. What should I do? Should I goto hospital?

I'm having severe pelvic pain with my pregnancy and I've tried everything. What should I do? Should I goto hospital?

Phone triage: Most obstetricians have an answering service. Before heading to the hospital call your doctors office and see if he/she will call you back. Certainly there are non urgent causes of pelvic pain in pregnancy like round ligament syndrome. A quick discussion over the phone may be helpful and will take less time than going to the hospital. ...Read more

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I had a very bad pelvic pain, did blookwork for pregnancy negative. Did ultrasound and vagainal one, I never bleeded before but it did yesterday, why?

Unclear: I assume you are saying that you have never bled after a vaginal US and you did yesterday. You had pain. It could have been that you were about to bleed anyway or you could have a cervicitis and the probe irritated the cervix. The explanation depends on the type and amount of bleeding. Be sure to tell your doctor so you can get the vaginal vault / cervix looked at. ...Read more

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Lower & upper back, shoulder, leg and pelvic pain during pregnancy. What can help this?

Lower & upper back, shoulder, leg and pelvic pain during pregnancy. What can help this?

Swimming or exercise: pregnancy hormones loosen ligaments and joints causing imbalance almost all over the body. Strengthen your muscles with a global exercise like one during swimming. ...Read more

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I am approaching my 13 week in pregnancy and having shooting and stabbing pelvic pain. No blood but have hematoma should I be concerned?

Myofascial Pain: If your uterus and internal organs are normal, the most likely source of sudden pains includes the pelvic muscles and fascia....Called myofascial pain. You might see a myofascial pain specialist for evaluation, treatment, and relief.
www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com. ...Read more

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I have been having pelvic pain and I haven't had a period for 2 months. Every pregnancy test I take is negative. What conditions could cause this?

I have been having pelvic pain and I haven't had a period for 2 months. Every pregnancy test I take is negative. What conditions could cause this?

Ectopic Pregnancy?: There is a long list of possible causes. The most serious cause would be an ectopic pregnancy. Since this is on the list, you need to see your doc and get a blood pregnancy test ASAP because it can be quite serious. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks and 5 days pregnant. So far it has been an uneventful pregnancy. No complications. But lately I have been experiencing left lower pelvic pain I also have right shoulder pain. Shouldi be alarmed?

I am 28 weeks and 5 days pregnant. So far it has been an uneventful pregnancy. No complications. But lately I have been experiencing left lower pelvic pain I also have right shoulder pain. Shouldi be alarmed?

Check with OB first: Pain is very common in pregnancy, especially back pain. Your problem may simply be due to the stress of being pregnant - weight gain, abnormal body mechanics, different stresses - but you really need to see your OB to make sure you don't have a more serious issue since you have pelvic pain. Shoulder pain has many causes to include gallbladder problems, so bring it up with your OB too. ...Read more

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I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should I go to Emergency Room?

I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should I go to Emergency Room?

Goals of care: You have the answer. If you need relief from unbearable pain then you may need to go to ER. If you would like to have your condition better studied and treated your doc or Gynecologist would be your best resource. ...Read more

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I am 15 days overdue for my period, but have had two negative pregnancy tests. Now I have low back and pelvic pain. What should I do?

Late period & pain: If you have significant pelvic pain, you need an exam by a doctor, primarily to rule out infection, but also cysts, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, etc. If the pregancy tests were urine pregnancy tests, the best way to be sure is to have a serum (blood) pregancy test done. ...Read more

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Us shows no sign of pregnancy. 36 yrs old. Had tubal liagation. Last (painful)intercourse3 months ago. Pelvic pain, hCG every 48 hours has been 280, 218, 1500, 1612, 1882. Dr. Wants to keep following. Are we waisting time?

Possibly: If you've had a tubal ligation, then the chances of a tubal pregnancy are fairly high. The slow rate of rise of the hormone levels indicates that this may not be be a healthy pregnancy. Yes, you should push for an ultrasound for a diagnosis to establish a treatment plan. If your doctor is not willing to order one you may need to get another opinion, particular if you are having significant pain. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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


Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing, cramping, aching, ...Read more