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31 weeks pregnant. Sharp pain every now and again underneath right breast. Cause for concern?

31 weeks pregnant. Sharp pain every now and again underneath right breast. Cause for concern?

No: It is not uncommon for pregnant women to have breast pain. This the time during the pregnancy that the breasts getting larger and may pull on the ligaments and cause breast tenderness occasionally. Wear a good support bra and good luck. If it persists and is continuous see you doctor to make sure it is not a clogged milk duct or mastitis. ...Read more

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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


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5 1/2 weeks pregnant sharp pain every couple days in same spot on lower right pelvis even if I don't move. Normal? Tubal pregnancy? Thanks

5 1/2 weeks pregnant sharp pain every couple days in same spot on lower right pelvis even if I don't move. Normal? Tubal pregnancy? Thanks

Needs evaluation.: It is imperative that you schedule a visit with the doctor to confirm that you have a viable pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.

32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.

Get checked: This may simply be round ligament pain or another normal discomfort of pregnancy but late in pregnancy severe pain should be promptly evaluated. Preterm labor must be ruled out by your doctor. ...Read more

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20yo not pregnant sharp pain in vagina I've had ovarian cysts but never followed up the pain is also sometimes in my lower stomach what could this b?

20yo not pregnant sharp pain in vagina I've had ovarian cysts but never followed up the pain is also sometimes in my lower stomach what could this b?

Definitely need exam: This can be a symptom of an ovarian cyst. It can also be from other causes such as pelvic infection or an intestinal problem. You definitely need to be seen by a doctor and possibly have a pelvic ultrasound done depending on your exam. ...Read more

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37w2d pregnant. Sharp horrible pain-similar to side ache but 50x worse. Hip level, mid left side. Should I worry about baby? What could this be?

37w2d pregnant. Sharp horrible pain-similar to side ache but 50x worse. Hip level, mid left side. Should I worry about baby? What could this be?

Please call your OB: Now! All? S like this at this stage should go to your OB 24/7, if you were my pt, I would send u to the labor room to make sure baby is ok and can see if u are in labor and to make sure u do not have a kidney stone or kidney infection or anything else going on, not normal to be in that much pain. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant having sharp pain on top of belly should I be concern?

See OB: When you are pregnant, anything abnormal should be of concern to you. (i presume that the pain is not from the fetus' kicking or movement). ...Read more

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Um 28 week pregnant. Feeling sharp pain in left side abdomen while walking. Is it due to choroid plexus cyst or normal?

You misunderstand: You apparently misunderstand what choroid plexus cysts are. They are cysts in the blood vessels in the ventricles of the baby's brain. They are usually incidental findings that don't cause any proble. They would not cause you pain. The pain you are describing sound like round ligament pain, which is common. If you are concerned, talk to your ON. ...Read more

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8 months pregnant with sharp pain across lower abs/upper pelvis, back pain, and nausia. Is this labor, a hernia, or more severe like an abruption?

8 months pregnant with sharp pain across lower abs/upper pelvis, back pain, and nausia. Is this labor, a hernia, or more severe like an abruption?

Yes: Yes could be labor - and you should be checked by an ob/gyn to see if you are in labor - so you need to get put on the monitors and get your cervix checked. ...Read more

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27 weeks pregnant. Getting sharp pain from buttocks leaving me hard to walk, cramping badly and peeing bloody but non spotting. What do I do?

27 weeks pregnant. Getting sharp pain from buttocks leaving me hard to walk, cramping badly and peeing bloody but non spotting. What do I do?

You need to get: Seen. You could have more than one thing but if u can see blood u might have a kidney stone or bladder infection. The buttock pain may be related but the main thing is to evaluate and treat bladder, it can turn into a kidney infection if not treated. ...Read more

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Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Need to know more: Main concern in early pregnancy is tubal location. If this is already known to be uterine from prior visits or ultrasound, other much less serious causes are likely. ...Read more

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19 weeks pregnant sharp intermittent libia pain is this normal?

19 weeks pregnant sharp intermittent libia pain is this normal?

Round ligaments: If the pain is worse with movement or positional changes, then the labia pain is likely round ligament pain. Round ligaments are ligaments that run from near the top of the uterus down to your labia, and look a bit like suspenders. As your uterus grows in the second trimester, those ligaments will get stretched, especially while walking or changing positions. Round ligament pain is not dangerous. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant w/ sharp / pinching pain in inner thighs? What could it mean?

Call your OB now: Any? S like this should really only be asked to your OB form now until u deliver since your OB sees u and knows u, so call now and if u were my pt would have u come to the office or go to the labor room to be evaluated, may or may not be anything worrisome and since u havve already had 2 kids if u are worried u need evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks pregnant and having sharp pain in left side. Is this normal and what can I do about it?

More info is needed: Pain is on the left side of upper or lower abdomen, back or flank? If it's your abdomen, call your obgyn and describe your symptoms, if it's your back try rest and gentle stretches. ...Read more

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I am 19weeks and 2 days pregnant. I have sharp pain around my belly button which is come and goes away what should I do?

I am 19weeks and 2 days pregnant. I have sharp pain around my belly button which is come and goes away what should I do?

Rest and fluids: Get off your feet, as much as possible, stay well hydrated, shift positions and use otc (over the counter) remedies for pain. If your symptoms don't improve, contact your ob/gyn asap. ...Read more

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29 weeks and 4 days pregnant second pregnancy sharp pain in abdomen is this braxton hicks?

Please call your OB: Now your OB needs to decide as u may be trying to go into premature labor should not be having sharp pains at 29 weeks and all questions regarding contractions or anything like that please call your OB, your OB is on call 24/7 or has someone covering. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and 1/2 weeks pregnant and experiencing sharp pain in my lower right abdomen and back and trouble peeing is this a concern?

I'm 18 and 1/2 weeks pregnant and experiencing sharp pain in my lower right abdomen and back and trouble peeing is this a concern?

Here are some. ..: Please collect the info on the onset, degree, duration, fluctuation, interval, possible associated symptoms such as nausea. Vomiting, voiding symptoms, etc. Of the pain over time and bring those to Doc / urgent care for analysis, physicals, possible tests such as UA, limited imaging studies, bladder emptying, etc. To rule out right ureteral stone or ovarian disorders or UTI, etc. Timely. Best wish. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant, had a sharp pain in my right ovary and lower back. Went away after a few minutes and area isn't sensitive or sore at all. Am I ok?

8 weeks pregnant, had a sharp pain in my right ovary and lower back. Went away after a few minutes and area isn't sensitive or sore at all. Am I ok?

Probably: If the pain recurs, see your OB for an ultrasound to ensure no risk of an ectopic pregnancy. A tubal pregnancy (ectopic) is dangerous because it can rupture and lead to life-threatening bleeding. If you had previous pelvic infections, ectopic, adhesions, endometriosis, or recurrent pain; see your doc asap. Take care. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant increase discharge & sharp pain. First pregnancy baby born at 37 weeks & got pregnant less than a year after birth. Baby be early?

29 weeks pregnant increase discharge & sharp pain. First pregnancy baby born at 37 weeks & got pregnant less than a year after birth. Baby be early?

Concerning: For preterm labor. You should have your cervix checked by your doctor. When you have a short interval between pregnancies, this does increase the risk of preterm delivery. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant & have a sharp pain on the right lower side of my abdomen when I turn over in bed, get up, or cough. Pulled muscle sensation?

Pregnant: Tough to say what your pains are caused by, BUT since you are pregnant, it is important to assure the baby inside you is doing well. Call your OB/GYN dr asap and get a clinical exam to be properly assessed and diagnosed. Best wishes and congratulations on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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19 weeks pregnant gradual sharp stabbing pain in lrq, more tender when bending over. Something to worry about with baby or gas pain?

19 weeks pregnant gradual sharp stabbing pain in lrq, more tender when bending over. Something to worry about with baby or gas pain?

NEVER ignore: Never ignore abdominal pain, pregnant or not (but especially when pregnant) tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, appendicitis, diverticulitis – these things do happen. See your physician, please. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant sharp needle like pain in my area. Also been having stomach pains been having both for a while does this mean labor is near? If so he lng

Pain 36 weeks: You could be having braxton-hicks contractions. If the pain is becoming more intense and periodic (every 5-10 minutes for an hour) then you could be in labor. ...Read more

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I'm 30 weeks pregnant and have sharp pain in my lower abdomen when I move or pick up my legs?

I'm 30 weeks pregnant and have sharp pain in my lower abdomen when I move or pick up my legs?

Pregnancy pain: At 30 weeks of pregnancy, the presenting part of the fetus is much larger, and is pressing on the bladder, so with your movement or that of the fetus, a mid-line lower pain is not unusual. If this persists, see your obstetric provider for reassurance and advice. ...Read more

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