Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
120 Doctors are Online

Pregnant. Getting sharp pain above belly button. Any suggestions to what this could be?

Hi, I m 38 weeks pregnant and have been getting sharp stabbing pains 2-3 inches above my belly button. Feels like someone is cutting me with a knife from the inside out. First noticed these pains around 14 weeks. Baby has been breech the entire pregnancy. These pains are so severe they stop me from any activity, and today it caused me to get into a wreck on the way to the doctors office. My doctor isn t very concerned and not very informative either... They last anywhere from 30 seconds to 2 mins. Any suggestions to what this could be? I ve never noticed any contractions throughout the entire pregnancy, so i can t compare this feeling with the pain
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  842
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
the possible causes for your pains are,
-gastritis-which is common in pregnancy associated with regurgitation of food can cause symptoms like this,
-as baby in breach position kicking movements may be noticed like this,
-usually uterine contraction start from fundus of uterus so that may be reason for it,
anyhow as your doctors examined and told nothing to worry,
you practice measures like taking antacids, lying in left lateral position, keeping two pillows behind head etc. if symptoms becomes severe better to visit your doctor early.
take care.
Answered: Fri, 13 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor