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What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

Many reasons: It depends on how far along you are in your pregnancy. Pelvic pain could be due to a variety of different reasons (infection, preterm contractions, round ligament pain, etc.). Any significant type of pain during pregnancy should warrant an assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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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


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How can you deal with severe groin pain during late pregnancy?

How can you deal with severe groin pain during late pregnancy?

Rest: Slow and steady wins the race. Muscle strain related to mechanical adjustments of the pregnancy can be exacerbated by activities such as heavy lifting, quick movements, etc... ...Read more

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How long do u have to wait until right above your pelvis start to get hard during pregnancy?

How long do u have to wait until right above your pelvis start to get hard during pregnancy?

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

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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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I got an inguinal hernia at 26 weeks pregnant. Can i still exercise (swimming etc.)? Can it be operated during pregnancy? Are there alternatives?

I got an inguinal hernia at 26 weeks pregnant. Can i still exercise (swimming etc.)? Can it be operated during pregnancy? Are there alternatives?

Talk to doctor: Surgery can be done during pregnancy. The only treatment for a hernia is surgery. You should talk to your doctor about whether they think you should have the surgery now, or wait until after the pregnancy isn't putting so much pressure on the hernia. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Are groin pains symptoms of early pregnancy?

Are groin pains symptoms of early pregnancy?

Groin pain is not a: Classic early pregnancy symptom. If you have missed your period, please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Lately I have developed a deep groin pain. Related to pregnancy?

DIFFICULT TO TELL: Based on the information you have given. Any pain during pregnancy needs reported to your gyn/family doctor, so please do. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is groin pain an indication of etopic pregnancy only?

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

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Is swollen groin and underarm pain a sign of pregnancy?

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

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Are dull aches in the left groin area pregnancy symptom?

Are dull aches in the left groin area pregnancy symptom?

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

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I have a cramping feeling in my groin. Is this an early sign of pregnancy?

I have a cramping feeling in my groin. Is this an early sign of pregnancy?

Unlikely: If you are concerned about pregnancy, and you have missed a period, then it would be wise to take a pregnancy test. The symptom of groin pain is not specific enough to make a diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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This is my first pregnancy and I'm having low contractions with a very sore groin. What does this mean?

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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more