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First trimester of pregnancy and my joints especially my elbows are very achey and hurt if bent to long is this normal?
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Probably
There are so many changes that occur during pregnancy.
The hormone Progesterone will cause some relaxation of your ligaments. There are fluid shifts that occur and you may notice some joint fluid that causes some pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help. If it worsens, check with your ob.

In brief: Probably
There are so many changes that occur during pregnancy.
The hormone Progesterone will cause some relaxation of your ligaments. There are fluid shifts that occur and you may notice some joint fluid that causes some pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help. If it worsens, check with your ob.
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