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Pregnant. Dull sharp pain in belly button. What could this be?

Hi, I am 16 weeks pregnant and the past few days I have had a dull sharp pain about 2 inches above, on the right side of my belly button. it started in my low right side but has now been doing it near the navel. it only happens about 2 times a day and has a throbbing sensation and goes away after a few minutes.. what could it be? and should i be worried?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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The mild pain in the abdomen that you are experiencing is commonly seen in pregnancy due to stretching of the uterine ligaments caused by the gradually increasing size of the uterus. It is a normal finding.
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Answered: Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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