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Y do pregnant woman get pelvic pain?

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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Stretching, for one

As the uterus grows, it's attachments- ligaments, for ex.
, can stretch and cause some abdominal, pelvic discomfort. Other causes of discomfort include pressure from the enlarging uterus ( on the abdominal wall or the bladder or the lower back, for ex.)occasionally the pregnancy could be in the wrong area (ectopic pregnancy), or self limiting ( like a miscarriage) - this could be painful as well.

In brief: Stretching, for one

As the uterus grows, it's attachments- ligaments, for ex.
, can stretch and cause some abdominal, pelvic discomfort. Other causes of discomfort include pressure from the enlarging uterus ( on the abdominal wall or the bladder or the lower back, for ex.)occasionally the pregnancy could be in the wrong area (ectopic pregnancy), or self limiting ( like a miscarriage) - this could be painful as well.
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