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i am 5 weekspregnant and have been gettin pains in my lower right side ov my pelvis like a crampin burning pain it eases off after i take paraceatamol but im realy worried i have an early scan but i just want ansers sooner


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replied April 17th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A34012
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Mild abdominal cramps are usual symptoms experienced by women during pregnancy (could be due to exaggerated form of Braxton Hick’s contraction). Avoid use of NSAIDS as these can worsen the gastritis making symptoms worse. If the cramps are worsening, or if they are associated with bleeding/spotting, back pain etc, then you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to rule out exaggerated Braxton Hick’s contractions or uterine overactivity. Uterine relaxants started will help you to carry on with pregnancy smoothly. If pregnancy is confirmed, go ahead with getting serial HCG levels estimated. Doubling up of the hormone levels in 48-72 hours will show that pregnancy is going on smoothly. If levels are not adequate, then external hormonal supplements would be considered to be started to help you in preventing miscarriage/threatened abortion. Ultrasound scan done will help to know if pregnancy is intrauterine or ectopic along with confirmation of gestational age and viability. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.


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