Caution Before Stomach Pain While Pregnant
Almost everyone has felt the pain. Uncomfortable feeling that can descend part of the body is sometimes still be tolerated, but sometimes not. Even in some cases, pain can cause symptoms of shock.
In women who were the two entities, the familiar pain can be felt throughout the pregnancy. Sure, it’s painful to varying degrees. Because of this, pregnant women are advised to recognize how the pain (especially in the abdomen) he felt it, and what action should be taken to overcome them.
Again, in principle, not all dangerous abdominal pain. However, some pain may be a sign of disorder or serious problems in the mother. For that, let’s recognize various abdominal pain in pregnancy.
First Three Months
Pain in the early months of pregnancy is generally not harmful. Usually it is marked feeling of heaviness in the abdomen and a little pain as just before menstruation. The reason is the increase in the hormone progesterone and relaxin which makes the bone joints around the uterus stretch. Although classified as normal, immediately consult a doctor if pain persists after 10-12 weeks gestation.
The presence of gas in the abdomen that makes flatulence, and constipation, are also a cause of abdominal pain is still quite normal. Pain should be wary of is when cramps occur on one side of the lower abdomen, especially if accompanied by bleeding or spotting are lightly browned.
The pain usually lasts a long time as a sign of ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus). Pregnancy is caused by the fertilized egg attaches outside the uterus, usually in the oviduct (fallopian tube). Severe pain arising from bleeding in the abdominal cavity due to “rupture” ectopic pregnancy.
The pain is accompanied by bleeding can also occur during miscarriage. The nature of this pain can be rhythmic (regular) and spastic (accompanied by intense spasms) with increasing intensity rises. You should immediately go to the hospital to receive proper treatment.
Three Months second
Pain in Three Months second is often felt pain in the left or right lower abdomen or moving from left to right or vice versa. Pregnancy is growing makes ligament (rope-like structure that maintains the position of the uterus in the abdominal wall) interested so stretchy and feels pain. However, the cause of pain is not classified as dangerous. To reduce it, rest in a sitting or lying position. Use pillows were a bit high.
Changing the position of a sudden, from sitting to a standing position or sleeping, sometimes painful, but not dangerous. For that lahanlah slowly when changing positions. Try resting on a solid object that some of the strain in the groin went into the hands and reduce the pressure on the stomach. If you want to shift the body while sitting, move one leg first, then just lift the buttocks accompanied other foot to reduce tension in the abdominal region.
Three third month
Pain is often felt in the lower abdomen. Pain that is not classified as hazardous due to the enlarged uterus causing pressure on the bladder located in the lower abdomen.
Beware if the pain is to cause urinary tract infections. Pressure on the bladder can make urine was longer there so result in urinary tract infections. Complaints arising can be Anyang-anyangan, incomplete voiding (a little), experiencing pain in the lower abdomen which spread to the back, and sometimes arise contraction. Avoid the habit of holding urination and always drink water at least 10 glasses per day so it is advisable to prevent this condition.
Lower abdominal pain can also be felt when the fetus moves. With the growing fetus, the movement of the head, body, and kicks his legs will get stronger. Strong fetal movements can cause mild contractions (false contractions that do not lead to preterm labor or often called Braxton-Hicks contractions).
Should be wary of is when entering the final months of pregnancy, then there is severe pain in the lower abdomen that does not go away even after resting. The possibility that a sign of placental abruption, the release of the placenta from the uterine wall. You may also experience bleeding requiring medical assistance or midwife immediately.
So simple, in order to distinguish normal abdominal pain with dangerous is if stomach pain that does not go away after resting, then you may have experienced pregnancy complications that require further treatment.
Pain should be wary of:
1. Such as menstrual cramps that lasts a long time (several hours). Pain relief is rhythmic, extends from the waist to the top of the pubic. This could be the early signs of a miscarriage. Generally accompanied by bleeding pink and strong contractions, irregular, and it hurt. Immediately contact your doctor or midwife to ask for help.
2. Pain is felt in the upper abdomen or stomach. The pain is usually accompanied by headache and eye disorders (blurry eyes). Common causes of pre-eclampsia is characterized also by increasing blood pressure and accompanied by swelling, especially in the legs and the leaking of protein from the kidney.
3. Pain originating from the uterus, causing contractions of preterm labor. Pain or cramping that attacks the stomach is wrapped around like diarrhea, accompanied by back pain and contractions at 20 weeks to 36 weeks. Preterm labor is often followed by bleeding a lot so it is often misconstrued as a pre-delivery bleeding due to placenta previa (placenta grows to cover part or all of the birth canal).
4. There is some pain that occurs in pregnancy, but not related to the condition of pregnancy itself. Pains that include cyst rupture due to pressure on the uterus or a case of inflammation of the appendix.