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What can I do for abdominal pain during pregnancy?

What can I do for abdominal pain during pregnancy?

Get bowels moving: Stay on schedule for routine check ups with your OB doc, and get your bowels moving. A bowel regimen may be needed, discuss with your ob. Constipation and pelvic congestion are common source of discomfort during pregnancy. ...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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What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

Exercises or support: Exercises such as yoga, pilates or physical therapy may help. There are support belts that may also help. The pelvic discomfort is related to relaxation of the tendons and ligaments that connect the bones of the pelvis to allow a baby to pass through. ...Read more

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What can I do for abdominal pain?

What can I do for abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain: This is a really general question. Most important piece of advise about abdominal pain is that severe abdominal pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do about pain during and after sex?

What can I do about pain during and after sex?

Seek: Gynecological evaluation to determine the cause ; solution to the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do about vaginal pain during and after sex?

Dyspareunia: Try using a lubricant. If the pain persists, see a md for an evaluation. Sometimes pain is a sign of other abnormalities such as endometriosis, infection, inflammation, adhesions, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do for cravings during pregnancy?

What can I do for cravings during pregnancy?

Healthy eating: Healthy eating and appropriate snacks. Frequent small snacks will help avoid the out of control eating. You've heard "you need what you crave". Wrong! no one needs a dozen jelly donuts or a gallon of ice cream! much still depends on discipline. Remember a few months of discipline can equal a life time without a weight struggle. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve severe abdominal cramps during menstrual periods?

What can I do to relieve severe abdominal cramps during menstrual periods?

Cramps: The first thing you need to do is to get a pelvic exam to make sure that pelvis is normal. Your doctor will probably recommend birth control pills and Motrin or naproxen. This is a good start for at least 3 months and see how you do. ...Read more

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I have abdominal pain after crunches. What can I do to soothe the pain?

I have abdominal pain after crunches. What can I do to soothe the pain?

Keep it simple: For acute muscle discomfort, ice and anti inflammatory meds will work (not tylenol (acetaminophen).) if it's more chronic, apply heat, and take it easy. Skip a day or four to give your abs time to rebound. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate constipation during pregnancy?

What can I do to alleviate constipation during pregnancy?

Many things to try: There are many things you may try to alleviate/improve constipation symptoms in pregnancy. Potential solutions: increase the fluid, fiber, fruit and vegetable intake; add natural fiber stool softeners to your diet; take your prenatal vitamins (the extra iron is good but may exacerbate constipation) every other day. ...Read more

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What can I do for lower abdominal and back pain after sex?

What can I do for lower abdominal and back pain after sex?

Diificult: Check with your urologist for cystitis, bladder spasm. There are meds like cystex which you can take to ease spasm. Stretch long muscles of low back to make sure they are supple. Check kidney function with urinalysis and cultures . If you have a fibroid utterus, this can cause back pain. Finally, check vaginal ph and have gynecologist do cultures for chronic yeast (candida) which under diagnosed. ...Read more

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What can I do about very bad stomach cramps or pain and what can I do about period pain naturally.

What can I do about very bad stomach cramps or pain and what can I do about period pain naturally.

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. Cyclic pelvic pain could be endometriosis or a variety of other gynecologic causes ...Read more

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What can I do for hemmroids during a pregnancy?

What can I do for hemmroids during a pregnancy?

Medication: Any of the over-the-counter medications available at the pharmacy for hemorrhoids are safe for use in pregnancy. Avoiding constipation is also helpful. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a good product. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the bloating during my period?

What can I do to ease the bloating during my period?

Exercise: Progesterone relaxes smooth muscle, so your intestines can be sluggish causing bloating. Exercise, adequate water and fiber intake and avoiding "gassy"foods, sodas etc can be helpful. ...Read more

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How do I know if the lower abdominal cramps, bloating, etc. That I am experiencing has do to with pregnancy?

How do I know if the lower abdominal cramps, bloating, etc. That I am experiencing has do to with pregnancy?

Well it can be: From pregnancy for sure. If you think it is more than you expected from talking to thers - go to your doctor and ask them. You have an ob/gyn i hope! ...Read more

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Endometeriosis and abdomenal pain, what can I take to alleviate this?

Endometeriosis and abdomenal pain, what can I take to alleviate this?

Define the problem: Most GI doctors consider endometriosis in women with complaints of chronic discomfort. Crampy, nonpelvic pain can be seen in extensive endometriosis, & symptoms do not always intensify prior to or during menses. The disease can mimic inflammatory bowel disease on barium studies. Not all abdominal pain however is endometriosis, so further clarification of cause & effect may be next appropriate. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do about hip pain in pregnancy?

What can I do about hip pain in pregnancy?

Depends on cause: Often this is due to joint relaxation and gait changes in pregnancy. Usually, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ice, and rest are the best. Some also get relief from belly bands or maternity belts. ...Read more

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