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What causes sharp tingling sensation below ribs during pregnancy?

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Posted on Tue, 2 Sep 2014 in Pregnancy
Question: I'm 11 weeks pregnant. I'm getting sharp twinges under my left rib. what is this?
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Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Gastritis

Detailed Answer:
Hi

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply

1. The sharp pricking or tingling sensation below rib is commonly due to gastritis during this time of pregnancy.

2. If pain is not much and occasional you dont need any medicines.

3. Only if pain is severe you can take any antacid gel available XXXXXXX the counter.

4. Avoid very hot and spicy foods. Avoid excess tea or coffee.

Let me know if you have any more questions.

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Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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