Types of pain in the abdomen during pregnancy: obstetric and midwifery

September 24, 2011

 kinds of lower abdominal pain in pregnancy
 Pain in the abdomen of a woman - a frightening symptom, especially if it is a child's heart. Most often, the pain - a reaction to the growing weight and volume of the stomach. But sometimes the pain caused by other reasons, such as digestive disorders, or urinary tract infection. Therefore, pregnant women should regularly visit the gynecologist, because only he will be able to correctly identify the cause of the pain and correct it if necessary.

All the pain that occurs in the abdomen during pregnancy can be divided into two categories: obstetrics and midwifery. The first category includes pain arising from an ectopic pregnancy, premature detachment of the placenta, and the threat of termination of pregnancy. The second - the pain associated with the gastrointestinal tract, with a sprained ligaments that support the uterus, with a voltage of the abdominal muscles or with any surgical disease (eg, appendicitis). In addition, lower abdominal pain in early pregnancy may indicate a miscarriage.


Pain in the abdomen, arising from an ectopic pregnancy

Ectopic beremennost- is the development of a fertilized egg in the uterus is not, as in the fallopian tube. Ectopic pregnancy can be seen on ultrasound. But if the US had not yet been conducted, but the pregnancy test is positive, the sudden abdominal pain and dizziness should alert a woman. These symptoms are due to the fact that the growing egg breaks the fabric of the fallopian tube, causing pain and bleeding, which happens usually in the fifth to seventh week of pregnancy. When these symptoms should immediately seek medical advice as to help in this case can only surgery.


Pain in the abdomen, indicating spontaneous abortion

The pain in pregnancy may occur against the background of the threat of spontaneous abortion This pain is aching, cramping in the lower back and hands. No drugs are generally not subside. Almost always, these painful sensations are accompanied by discharge from the genitals. Selections can be light brown or rich red color and have a different frequency and intensity. When these symptoms should immediately seek medical attention. He will direct you to the hospital for examinations (ultrasound, hormonal research, analyzes for possible infection) and maintaining pregnancy.


Pain in the abdomen, arising from the premature detachment of the placenta

Abdominal pain can occur when premature detachment (during pregnancy or early delivery) normally situated placenta (placenta from the uterine wall before birth). Premature detachment of the placenta can start after abdominal trauma, physical overexertion, in certain diseases, for example, hypertension Hypertensive heart disease - the prognosis is poor  Hypertensive heart disease - the prognosis is poor
 , The second half of pregnancy toxemia. Thus there is a rupture of blood vessels, accompanied by severe pain in the abdomen and bleeding in the uterus, which can lead to complications in the mother and fetus. When these symptoms should immediately seek medical advice, as help can only prompt delivery and stop the bleeding.


Abdominal pain caused by digestive problems

Lower abdominal pain often occurs against a background of malnutrition. This leads to spasms of the digestive system and responds aching pain in the lower abdomen Pain in the lower abdomen during pregnancy can be formed on the background of the existing first colitis and intestinal dysbiosis Intestinal dysbiosis - how dangerous it is?  Intestinal dysbiosis - how dangerous it is?
 . Dense dinner, undercooked, or not at all fresh foods provide an additional load on the intestine that can cause flatulence and the emergence of the feeling of heaviness in the abdomen. Such pains cease when the digestive process is completed, but may occur again under similar conditions. The most important weapon in the struggle with such pain - proper nutrition Proper nutrition - the basic precepts of healthy food  Proper nutrition - the basic precepts of healthy food
   and in some cases, medication recommended by the physician.

The growing uterus compresses the intestine, which is already out on the background of hormonal changes feels bad enough: reduced motility, impaired peristalsis, constipation are common. It often causes constipation, abdominal pain during pregnancy to reduce the likelihood of constipation should drink plenty of fluids to enter into the diet of a lot of crude fiber (vegetables, fruits, whole-grain bread) and more walks.


Abdominal pain caused by sprains and muscle tension

Abdominal pain also appear due to stretching of ligaments that support the uterus. As soon as the growing fetus, the uterus increases in size, and the pressure on the ligament is strengthened. Sprains very noticeable at sharp movements, sneezing, change of position. In this case, the pain is sharp, but brief.

Lower abdominal pain late in pregnancy may also occur due to overexertion of the abdominal muscles. The pain of these occur during exercise, overexertion. To the pain subsided, just rest and relax


Pain in the abdomen, caused by the aggravation of diseases

It is extremely rare during pregnancy may worsen conditions such as appendicitis, pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction. The pain in these diseases peculiar: it is growing, accompanied by fever and nausea, dizziness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 . It is not excluded that it may take prompt surgical intervention. Therefore it is best to apply as soon as possible to the doctor.

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