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Pregnant, getting stomach pain. Is it normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:i am 35 weeks pregnant
Doctor:Please provide your email id and phone no for the record
Doctor:thanks, please proceed with ur query
User:i am getting stomach pain for the past 5 days;when it comes it stays for 5 to 10 minutes,and i fell uneasy at that time
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy ?
User:some times i feel like going to toilet
Doctor:Do u know your Expected date of delivery ?
User:the doctor told to come on 23rd of this month;and on that date she will tell the delivery date
Doctor:It is common during the last few weeks of pregnancy, to have increased frequecy of urination
Doctor:in case there is pressure of the uterus on the rectum, then it can result in feeling of passing bowels too
Doctor:may i know your LMP date ?
User:12 th XXXXXXX 2011
User:yes when the stomach pain comes,i feel like passing bowel
User:and sometimes it doesn't
Doctor:your EDD is around march 18th 2012
User:Tests conducted for regular tests are normal
Doctor:your symptoms are common during the last weeks of pregnancy,
Doctor:you need not worry about them
Doctor:just apply some heat pads or hot water bags on the area
Doctor:the pain is due to muscle cramps
User:does this mean that in the last weeks of pregnancy,the stomach pain will be common?
Doctor:yes, it will be occasionally present
Doctor:since the uterus is expanding , and the tissues are stretching , aches and pains will be common
Doctor:but there is no need to worry about them
User:ok thanks;at 32 weeks of scan the approximate baby weight is 1.8kg,what will be the approximate total weight at the time of delivery
Doctor:the exact weight of a normal baby should be above 3.0 kilos to 3.5 kilos
User:i mean what will be the gain in last 8 weeks generally
Doctor:it should be about 1.0 to 1.5 kilos
User:Ok thanks for the info
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