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Pinching Pain In Groin Area During Pregnancy
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
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
Could the staples I have from my bilateral inguinal and femoral repairs hurt the baby or placenta during a pregnancy?
No: The baby is inside of the uterus where you should not have had the staples placed, so the answer to your question is "no". ...Read more
I got an inguinal hernia at 26 weeks pregnant. Can I still exercise (swimming etc.)? Can it be operated during pregnancy? Are there alternatives?
Slight pain left side of pelvis, pregnancy test has 2 lines, one slightly faint line, sweating whilst sleeping at night, have cramps what could be wrong?
Pregnancy test: To interpret a pregnancy test compare your results to the package instruction contained in the box for the brand you purchased. It will have a drawing of a positive test and a negative test specific to that brand. Pelvic pain is very complex and an examination will be needed to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I believe I am about 3 weeks pregnant but last night started to experience a weird pain in my groin area (left side). Could this be due to pregnancy?
Yes: Pelvic pain can definitely be part of a normal pregnancy. The two conditions that would be concerning would either be an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy, or a miscarriage. If the pain gets severe, or you develop bleeding, call your OB. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Most likely not.: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test >. ...Read more
I haven't had a period for 10 weeks, I have ruled out pregnancy. I am now also experiencing some pain and discomfort in my groin and pelvic area.?
See a GYN MD: It is now time to see a GYN MD at a office visit to be examined and find out why your period has been a "no show". ...Read more
I'm two months late on my period. Today I felt this sharp pain in my lower stomach area to my groin area. Now it hasn't gone away. I did take a pregnancy test it was negative I took it about 3 weeks ago?
What are some signs of an ectopic pregnancy? 22yo, mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD 2 1/2 years. Lower r. Pain near hipbone and into groin area. Ct scan said not appendicit
C MD: If you are concerned about a possible ectopic pregnancy then you need to be checked immediately. Did they not do a pregnancy test before the ct scan? Other things like cysts, endometriosis, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, hernias can all cause those symptoms but most are detectable on a ct or a pelvic ultrasound. A muscular strain or injury would not. Get it checked. ...Read more
If u are worried: About an ectopic please call your gyn asap or go to the er for evaluation, usually ectopic pain which can be anywhere in your lower pelvis on either side or both sides is located higher than the groin region, if u are not preg and have groin pain it is usually from a groin muscle pull or a hernia. ...Read more
These are not sxs of:
Early pregnancy. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. Get sxs eval. ...Read more
This is my first pregnancy and I'm having low contractions with a very sore groin. What does this mean?
Get evaluated...: It would be helpful to know how many weeks you are. In general, if you are having contractions that persist more than 1-2 hours, you should go to the hospital for evaluation. It can mean you are in labor or pre-term labor. It can also happen if you have a bladder infection. Best wishes! ...Read more
I've been experiencing vaginal/groin pain for over 6 months now any thoughts? No stds, pregnancy or infection. Something with my spine, hip, or leg?
Would get checked:
I would do an ultrasound and exam of the pelvis.
a CT of the pelvis may also be in order to rule out and tumors and to check your lower spine.
if all is negative, usually some physical thearpy will help. ...Read more
Right leg occasional shooting pain from groin to big toe. Eds3 first trimester pregnant. Is this part of pregnancy or eds? Is it normal for either?
Both, probably: The combination of increased weight plus a change in your center of balance is always tough on the back, but tougher when there is ligament laxity in ed. Proper support for your feet, back and tummy all play a role here. What you're feeling is pressure on a nerve root in your back or leg from the weight gain, imbalance and lax ligaments. You & your OB should work together with a podiatrist. ...Read more
I used a towel to dry myself after the shower (and wiped my crotch area) 1 hour later my mother used the same towel, any chance of pregnancy?
No: No. Its not really possible to get pregnant drying yourself off with a towel--even if someone else just used it. ...Read more
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
I have been experiencing a vibrating sensation in my lower stomach area/pelvis? Could this be an early pregnancy symptom?
Don't assume: No, it is not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. It can be a sign of infection in the vaginal area in some cases. It can also be the result of "varicosities" in the vulva - this is more normal. Go get examined by your ob/gyn and have them assess exactly what is going on! ...Read more
No: Enlarged lymph nodes are not associated with a normal pregnancy. ...Read more