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Pain in stomach at lower side during 4th month of pregnancy. Is it normal ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:the little pain in stomach at lower side during 4th month of pregnanacy is normal?
Doctor:I have few questions?
Doctor:Is this the firstt pregenancy?
Doctor:Is the pain associated with vomiting or fever?
User:i didnot anything of this till date.. only little pain at stomah lower side
Doctor:Do you have normal bowel movements/ constipated?
Doctor:Do you have any discharge from the vagina?
User:exactly cannot say but the pain was at diff places like lower side,left side kind
User:white vaginal discharge happens little
Doctor:Do you use any medicine except folic acid?
Doctor:Ok the pain appears to be normal
Doctor:Do you have further questions?
User:are you sure.?
User:why this happens?
Doctor:There are very uncertain reasons and most of them are benign in nature. The exact reason can be told after examining and testing
Doctor:Did you complete the Ultrasound scan in the 12 week
Doctor:Are you with me?
User:the ultrasound was done
User:at 9 week
Doctor:Hope everything is alright
Doctor:Ok the uterus and the neighboring structures are stretching due to the growth of the baby that can cause small pain
Doctor:in the abdomen
Doctor:If you do not have other symptoms that I had asked for
User:baby bump when can bee seen
Doctor:it is most likely a pain
Doctor:that is not concerned
Doctor:It takes 20 to 24 weeks
Doctor:5 to 6th month
User:ok not in forth month?
User:shall i stop folic acid
Doctor:The uterus should come out of the pelvic cavity into the abdominal cavity for the baby to be visible
Doctor:Folic acid is recommended till the end of 3rd month, later the doctor can check the general condition
Doctor:and start on Iron and calcium supplements
Doctor:Eat green leafy vegetables, fruits, legumes and milk
User:yes... thanks..
Doctor:so that the above nutrients are consumed properly
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
User:thnaks a lot
Doctor:Bye for now
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