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Pregnant, having lower abdomen pain. Is it normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:I am XXXXXX. i am fine.
User:26 years old.currently pregnant.
User:i have a pregnancy related query
User:i feel pain in my lower abdomen
Doctor:how many weeks pregnant are you?
User:21 weeks completed
Doctor:is the pain associated with any kind of vaginal discharge?
Doctor:any kind of diarrhoea or fever or bleeding?
Doctor:Then I dont think you need to worry about this
Doctor:Lower abdominal pain on and off is common in pregnancy
Doctor:Have you started feeling the baby move or kick?
User:yesterday i commuted in auto rikshaw on a bumpy road. could this be the reason?
Doctor:It could contribute
Doctor:and that is something you should generally avoid
User:but, would this pain disappear?
Doctor:SHould go away
Doctor:However if it is associated with any of the above things I had mentioned
Doctor:like diarrhoea, fever, vaginal discharge
User:it's not
Doctor:Please see a physician
Doctor:is there anything else I can help with?
User:any other tips for me for my pregnancy?
Doctor:Eat a balanced diet
Doctor:Take iron and folic acid regularly
Doctor:Make sure you get your tetanus shots
Doctor:Keep the stress away
Doctor:Walk 30-40 minutes everyday
Doctor:and dont overeat
Doctor:Weight gain should be about 11 kg total
User:i am also doing yoga
Doctor:Some of those postures help
Doctor:make sure you do it under a trainer
Doctor:we dont want you doing something which can potentially harm you
Doctor:also, no Xrays, CT scans and medications
Doctor:I think thats it
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