- Abdominal pain during pregnancy: the types and value
- In the early stages
- In the later stages
During pregnancy, the importance is greater intensity of pain than her character. If pain is not intense and not constant, and there are simply from time to time, most of all, they are not dangerous. However, to be sure of this, you need to appear obstetrician-gynecologist.
Stitching pain in the abdomen - it's scary or not?
From the very beginning of pregnancy a woman can be confusing for the different nature of abdominal pain. Most of all - it is one of the variants of a normal pregnancy. Many women of all do not feel pain (eg, low sensitivity to pain), others give them too much importance, and panic.
Why during normal pregnancy can occur stabbing pain in the abdomen? In the first trimester (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy such pains occur most often also because a woman is constantly listening to his new state, afraid of losing a child is worried.
But there are objective reasons for the emergence of low intensity stabbing pains, recurring in the abdomen. First of all, the growing uterus, which significantly increased the number and volume of muscle fibers swell and stretch cords - all of these processes can cause different nature and intensity, but occasional pain. Pain stabbing nature may also occur against the backdrop of a disorder of innervation of the pelvic organs, arising in the course of hormonal changes. As a result, from the womb to the cerebral cortex receives a continuous flow of information, and the response can not only affect the uterus, but also other nearby organs - bladder
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and intestines, related single innervation. This often leads to violations of urination and piercing pain during bowel right or left.
The mite in pain and making the gastrointestinal tract - its motility during pregnancy on the background of hormonal changes is significantly reduced, which leads to stagnation stool, constipation, bloating and piercing pain in the most affected areas of the intestine.
Ligaments and joints that support the uterus during pregnancy, can also respond pain signals as they stretch in preparation for future loads.
However, to write off all the pain on physiological processes, too, it does not work, because the pathological processes and also in the beginning can take place with a minimum of sensations. The task of a pregnant woman to see a doctor in a timely manner with minimal symptoms such complications of pregnancy - at this stage they are most treatable.
So do not be ashamed to tell your doctor about all, even the most minor sensation - he or soothe a woman, or prescribe the necessary treatment.
And one should always remember that extra excitement no less harmful than any other complications. That is why any suspicion of pregnancy complications should immediately be checked, resulting in minor stitching will not cause unnecessary stress in women.
What you should pay attention to
First of all, you need to pay attention to the intensity of the pain - severe pain, of course, require a doctor's advice. Has the value and permanence of pain - constant, or arising after a certain period of time, the pain should also cause suspicion. If the pain occurs periodically, haphazardly, they are not too intense (just something pricks), it is most likely benign pain.
Pay attention should not only pain, but also in combination with other symptoms, such as genital tract secretions. Fear should cause a combination of any of the intensity and duration of pain with bloody discharge
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. Value and has the general condition of the woman, for example, may arise polyhydramnios abdominal pain of a different nature (including stitching) in combination with a general weakness, malaise, poor appetite.
Pain can also occur with an increase in muscle tone of the uterus. In most cases, this condition of the pregnant woman is not felt, but can also occur as a stabbing pain in the abdomen
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. Small hypertonicity of the uterus occurs often enough, he is being treated on an outpatient basis. This should be done, since hypertonia
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can be squeezed the blood vessels of the umbilical cord and the fetus will suffer from a lack of nutrients and oxygen.
All the complications of pregnancy can be detected in the antenatal clinic, and women will be provided with timely assistance. It is very important for the proper course of pregnancy, the birth of a healthy child, and prevent complications of the pregnant woman.