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What causes stomach spasms and pain in ribs during pregnancy?

I am 43 18 weeks pregnant 133 ibs bent over to stop my 5 year from jumping on my legs and had a stomach spasm in the middle of my stomach righ t near my lower rib cage after an hour it feels really sore and uncomfortable is it just a torn ligament? I swam this morning so thinking it is a spasm but not sure.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014
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Hello,
Welcome to HCM.
I think this is most probably a muscle spasm.
Do hot sponging. Apply diclofenac ointment. Take rest and do not exert orbend down.
You will be fine in a week. If the apin still persist, visit your doctor.
Hope this helps.
Thanks.
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What causes stomach spasms and pain in ribs during pregnancy?

Hello, Welcome to HCM. I think this is most probably a muscle spasm. Do hot sponging. Apply diclofenac ointment. Take rest and do not exert orbend down. You will be fine in a week. If the apin still persist, visit your doctor. Hope this helps. Thanks.