Hello my wife is 19 weeks and 3 days pregnant and is constantly going back and forth to the toilet every 5-10mins and at the end of her urinating she had a strong pain at the bottom of her stomach just above her pubic bone the pain is sometimes bad enough to bring her to tears, its easing slowly after a few days now, she barely sleeping due to constantly needing to urinate and its getting her very emotional she doesn't no if there is something major wrong with her or baby or is it normal to be going through this and what's all the pain about. Thanks
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the abdominal cramps that your wife is having in the second trimester. This is common during pregnancy because of the hormones and uterine growth due to the fetal growth which pulls the ligaments of the uterus but if she is having severe cramps then they need urgent evaluation.
Meanwhile she should eat a healthy, nutritious diet, exercise moderately and take plenty of rest. But if the symptoms are severe then please consult your gynecologist and she should not take any medicines on her own as none of the medicines are safe during pregnancy. Also keep an eye on spotting, bleeding, fever, chills, dizziness or discomfort while urinating.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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