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Pregnant, having pains in lower abdomen. IBS worst. Pain due to uterus stretching?

Hi I am just on 16 weeks pregnant and over the last week had some bad pains around my lower abdomin these has now passed bit I have this heavy sort of aching pain either side of my lower abdomin. I have ibs which has become worse since pregnant. Should I get these pains checked out or is it my uterus stretching? Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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If this is your first pregnancy, stretching pains would be more obvious. Yet, you should have an exam by your obstetrician to rule out other factors like uterine irritability and so on. Irritable bowel aggravates in stress situations and pregnancy is one of them. You may try some natural remedies like practising yoga and meditation, avoiding fruits and milk for a few days and staying relaxed. You may take further advice form your physician. Wish you good health.
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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