This is one of the most terrible causes of abdominal pain during pregnancy. In this case, the fertilized egg is not attached in the uterus, but, for example, in the fallopian tube, cervix or in the ovary.
A growing embryo stretches and destroys an organ that is not intended for carrying a baby, which causes severe abdominal pain and internal bleeding begins. Typically, such a turn of events take on the 6-8th week of pregnancy.
Suspicions are confirmed by ultrasound. In this situation, the operation is inevitable.
At a later date, the lower abdomen pulls, because the enlarging uterus squeezes the adjacent organs, and the ligaments that support it stretch. The same thing happens with the muscles of the anterior abdominal wall.
You can not panic when:
- no diarrhea, blood discharge;
- after taking antispasmodics, pain diminishes or disappears;
- no urge to vomit;
- weak pains, no feeling of contractions;
- pulling pain is not increasing and is easily tolerated.
Stomach pain is often confused with pain in the intestines. But stomach problems cause discomfort above the navel or in the left hypochondrium, and the intestine is characterized by discomfort in the area below the navel. The biggest misconception is that the risk of miscarriage may occur due to stomach pain.
In the first trimester, hormonal changes and physiological changes affect the state of the gastric mucosa. In addition, most expectant mothers, suffering from toxemia, prefer to eat as little as possible.
And it is in vain: a lack of vitamins and minerals may affect the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Do not forget that at the beginning of pregnancy, chronic gastrointestinal diseases are exacerbated, especially gastritis and gastric ulcer.
So, women with similar problems should undergo a thorough examination and be observed by a gastroenterologist.
Approximately 40% of future mothers suffer from acute gastritis, in severe cases, the doctor may prescribe a gastroscopy or an ultrasound scan of the abdominal cavity. For very severe pains, the doctor will recommend the most benign homeopathic remedies, which are taken in small doses.
To minimize the likelihood of such problems, you must:
- eat fractional (6–7 times a day), in small portions, do not overeat or eat at night;
- eliminate spicy, fried, smoked and salted from the diet;
- drink 2–2.5 liters of water per day;
- in case of toxicosis and after waking up, it is necessary to eat some neutral food, such as a banana;
- do not go to bed within 20 minutes after eating;
- pass a timely examination;
- avoid stressful situations.
It is worth guarding if the pain in the stomach is accompanied by:
- persistent severe cramps;
- vomiting, diarrhea, blood in the feces;
- lethargy, fatigue, depression.
In this case, you should immediately consult a doctor.
This is a dangerous complication of pregnancy that occurs in the second and third trimester. Earlier, the placenta may be separated from the uterine wall due to a future mother’s abdominal trauma, hypertension, excessive physical activity, severe stress, etc. With a premature detachment of the normally located placenta, severe sharp pains in the abdomen begin and bleeding begins.
A pregnant woman needs emergency assistance in the form of an urgent delivery.
May occur at any time. The aching and prolonged pain extending to the lower back is most often felt in the lower abdomen.
Often it is accompanied by bleeding from the genital tract. Usually treatment is carried out in a hospital. Doctors will check how the future baby feels.
To preserve pregnancy, doctors can prescribe antispasmodics, sedatives and hormone therapy. In such a situation, emotional and physical peace is very important.
In most cases, the threat of termination of pregnancy can be overcome; a healthy baby is born at the time fixed by nature.
Pains occur in the navel and in the iliac area, with physical activity and bowel movements, they can increase. Since this disease is often combined with inflammation in the large and small intestines, sometimes nausea and worsening of general well-being join pains.
A woman is assigned a strict diet. Improve digestion will help pre-and probiotics, enveloping means. With spasm and severe pain, you can take a spasmolytic agent once.
For prolonged constipation, laxatives and herbal cleansing enemas are recommended.
Adhesions are formations of connective tissue that appear due to the inflammatory process or an operation in the abdominal cavity. The symptom becomes a slight pain in the place of fusion of tissues, aching pain in the lower abdomen, disturbances in the bowels.
Sometimes adhesions are asymptomatic.
If a woman complains of pain, the doctor may recommend additional tests. Depending on his results, future mom is prescribed therapy.
A pregnant woman complains of aching pain in the lower abdomen, frequent urge to urinate, as well as cramps and pain during emptying the bladder. Her temperature rises, leukocytes, bacteria, and blood are found in her urine.
Such problems can indicate urolithiasis, and pyelonephritis, but most often – to cystitis. To make an accurate diagnosis, the doctor will prescribe a complete urinalysis, a clinical blood test, an ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder.
Urinary tract infections are usually treated with antibacterial drugs prescribed by a doctor.