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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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5 wks pregnant, sudden sharp pain on right side of abdomen but no bleeding. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy??

Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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5 wks pregnant, sudden sharp pain on right side of abdomen but no bleeding. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy??

It could be ectopic.: Get an ultrasound of the pelvis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Blazar
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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?

Dr. Andrew Blazar
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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?

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bloated. Weight gain. Itchy scalp. Nauseous. (Threw up once last week) sharp pain in vagina and right side of abdomen. Bled throughout whole BC pills 1 week after unprotected sex. Could I be pregnant? Or just expecting ANOTHER period?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sx's: If you have not missed your period yet - my bet would be on premenstrual symptoms or other cause. If you do miss your period would go ahead and get a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Hi i'm 38 weeks 4 days pregnant I have a cold with bad cough but last night i started having a sharp pain only on the right side of my lower abdomen ?

Dr. Martin Raff
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Talk to your OB: With a full explanation of your symptoms and other information they will be able to tell you whether it is necessary to come in and be seen. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
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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?

Dr. John Munshower
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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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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and during sex I have sharp pain in my right side of my lower abdomen, is this round ligament pain?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and during sex I have sharp pain in my right side of my lower abdomen, is this round ligament pain?

To be or not to be..: It could be round ligament pain or not. It is likely if you notice it on reaching or twisting movements when you are up and about. To be safe have your OB md check this out on your next visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Im having a sharp pain way down in my lower abdomen only on the right side, sore boobs, and had unprotected sex a little over a week ago, pregnancy?

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Maybe: Unprotected sex, could be pregnant...Or not. Need to see doc, get examined. Make sure it is not something like an ovarian cyst, or even appendicitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Lewis Rosenberg
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I am 34w pregnant. Before one day i had this sharp pain in my left side of my abdomen in middle area with no other symptoms. Baby moves. What is it?

Dr. Lewis Rosenberg
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I am 34w pregnant.  Before one day i had this sharp pain in my left side of my abdomen in middle area with no other symptoms. Baby moves.  What is it?

Round ligament syndr: Baby could be lying on or adjacent to the nerves around the round ligament. Change of position is usually helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Eddie Cheng
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Sharp Pain occurs while touching lower right side abdomen, is it normal during pregnancy?

Dr. Eddie Cheng
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Sharp Pain occurs while touching lower right side abdomen, is it normal during pregnancy?

See a doctor ASAP: Sharp pain in right low abdomen during pregnancy is abnormal and can have multiple causes including acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, and urinary tract infection. Please see a doctor or go to ED and run some tests to rule out medical emergency. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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11 weeks pregnant. . I had a Sharp pain in vagina that shot to the left side of abdomen. . Only lasting a couple seconds.. is this normal?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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11 weeks pregnant. . I had a Sharp pain in vagina that shot to the left side of abdomen. . Only lasting a couple seconds.. is this normal?

Depends: Considering the pain has gone away it is likely not serious. If this is coupled with bleeding, cramping or pain on urination I would recommend going to the Emergency Room. ...Read more

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