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Question: Today I had pain in lower abdomen for few mins. Its severe pain. Can you please suggest why it has happened?

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Answer: Lower abdominal pain and cramping during pregnancy is termed as Round Ligament pain by the health professionals. A woman used to experience mild abdominal pain and discomfort through out the pregnancy time and there is nothing like to worry about as this abdominal cramping is normal. Abdominal pain during pregnancy can be just a sign that uterus is getting ready to carry a baby through the next nine months of pregnancy. Lower abdominal pain occasionally crop up during pregnancy because of uterus stretching, from constipation or from gas. During pregnancy, the uterus enlarges to provide accommodation to the growing fetus. This enhances the size and weight of the uterus. Increased weight and size puts pressure on the ligament that holds it further causing it to stretch. This condition leads to lower abdominal pain, cramping during pregnancy, which is also termed as Round Ligament pain. To get some relief, reduce your physical activity * To decrease pain reduce cramp-inducing positions * Comfortably resting can also relieve from pain * You can also take a warm bath to relax from lower stomach pain and cramps during pregnancy * Avoid turning sharply at the waist, if you are experiencing abdominal pain during pregnancy.
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