- Abdominal pain during pregnancy: the types and value
- In the early stages
- In the later stages
Types of Pain
All the pain that occurs in the abdomen during pregnancy can be divided into two major groups: obstetric and midwifery. The first group 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).
Pain arising from an ectopic pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy - 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
Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
You 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 call an ambulance as to help in this case can only surgery.
Pain arising from the threat of termination of pregnancy
With the threat of termination of pregnancy in the abdomen appears aching, radiating pain in the lower back. Along with the pain usually appear more or less abundant spotting
Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
of the genital organs. The woman with the threat of termination of pregnancy should be immediately sent to the hospital where she will be a number of surveys: hormonal, fetal status, an infection that can cause disturbances during pregnancy, as well as assign all the necessary treatment. Sometimes pregnancy is needed to save quite a long stay in hospital.
Pain 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 (eg, hypertension, toxemia of the second half of pregnancy). 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 call an ambulance, because help can only prompt delivery and stop the bleeding.
Pain associated with the digestive organs
Digestive organs are in close proximity and compressing them to a growing uterus. They can not react to this "harassment." May adversely affect hormonal changes and women, and with it the tastes, preferences in food. Pregnant woman sometimes eats foods that can cause a variety of disorders: acute and sour dishes - irritation of the stomach, sweet - fermentation in the intestine and dysbiosis. Dysbacteriosis in turn causes bloating and abdominal pain. Treatment in this case is to switch to a healthy diet and taking drugs prescribed by physician prenatal.
The pain associated with strains and sprains
In pregnancy, the growing uterus leads to stretching of ligaments that support it - it can cause a short sharp pain in the abdomen, worse when lifting heavy objects, sharp movements, stress, coughing. Pain can also occur from the surge of the abdominal muscles.
All the pain of this nature do not require special treatment - just relax. But these pains are dangerous because they care about the woman, causing her state of stress
How to beat stress? Create an oasis
. Therefore, it is important to promptly visit your obstetrician-gynecologist, who can explain the origin of certain pain, calm the woman or promptly send it to the hospital for treatment to avoid serious complications.
Pain associated with surgical diseases
Like any person, a pregnant woman may have appendicitis, acute cholecystitis. Assistance in this case - surgery.
For any pain in the abdomen of a pregnant woman should immediately see a doctor or call an ambulance to the house - only then can we be sure that all will end well.
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