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    What causes pulling sensation in lower abdomen while sneezing during pregnancy?

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Posted on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 in Pregnancy
Question: I am 16 weeks pregnant and whenever I sneeze or make a sudden movement I feel a pull/cramp in my lower abdomen also when I yawn I feel a bubble sensation in my stomach is it normal
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes it is normal phenomenon in pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Yes, the pull sensation on sneezing is normal as it occurs to stretching of the lower abdominal ligaments.
Bubble sensation in stomach is due to gaseous distention due to hormonal changes in preganncy.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN specialist

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