I don't ever post on here, mostly I just lurk around and read. So hi for the first time I'm 24 weeks but have been having stomach pain probably since 12/13 weeks. I told my doctor about it at my 16 week appointment, and he just chalked it up to round ligament pain and normal stretching, but it really doesn't feel "normal". It seems like it's been getting a lot worse in the last four or five weeks. It's pretty constant and hurts sooooo bad. Sometimes it hurts so bad that I walk hunched over. It feels so tight, like my uterus is literally going to explode or something if I bend the wrong way!! It hurts when changing positions, walking, even if I go over a little bump in the car while driving. The pain is mostly really low, like right in my very lower stomach.
Does anyone else experience this? I'm going to ask my doctor again but I don't see him for two weeks. I was just hoping someone else had dealt with this and what their doctor or midwife had to say about it.
It doesn't sound quite right to me but i'm no doctor. I have however been pregnant 4 times and while i've had off an on cramping and general stomach pain, it was never that constant or made me walk hunched as you say. I'd certainly get it checked. If doctor doesn't listen, maybe see someone else.
Sounds like a possible UTI. Whenever I've had a UTI I got HORRIBLE stomache pains. If it's your uterus 'tightening' could be BH, but, they shouldn't be painful. I would get checked out BEFORE your 2 week visit. Have them test your urine hun. Good luck! Make sure you drink plenty of water as well... because if it is normal streching (which, imo, I don't think it's normal streching... normal streching is periods of achiness and slight pain every once in awhile), dehydration will make if worse.
So, go get yourself checked out, and glad to see you posted!!!!
Last time I told my doctor about the pain, they checked for a UTI and there wasn't one. And I was thinking that it could be BH, but I feel like I would just KNOW what a contraction is. (This is my first, obviously, so everything is new to me!)
I just have no idea what it is and it's frustrating.
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