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Have lower back pain, period cramps. Ultrasound showed gestational sac. Am I pregnant?

hi , i am just newly pregnant and went to a non profit woman center they comfirmed pregnency but when they gave me ultra sound it only had gestaonal sac in ultra sound. the lady there did not help me or answer any questions i know it could be many things like early pregnency but she did not tell me is having period like cramps were norml and lower back pain or predict how far along i am my question is please help me i dont know what o think or do. i am suppose to go back in 2 weeks fo follow up ultra sound
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2016

As your USG report reveals gestational sac, then you are definitely pregnant. Lower back pain is quite common during pregnancy period due to increase level of relaxin hormone. Mild abdominal cramp may occur with uterine contraction. All these things are normal phenomena and nothing to worry.

Take folic acid supplements, protein rich diet, avoid long journey/heavy work, maintain personal hygiene, take adequate rest and do repeat scan in later months for detailed feto-placental profile. Do periodic check up and complete suggestive investigations.

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Be well & take care.
Answered: Thu, 30 Oct 2014
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