Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain
Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain Overview
Abdominal pain during pregnancy is common. Most often it is a result of round ligament pain. Round ligament pain is due to normal changes that take place as your body is transformed by pregnancy. There are other, abnormal, treatable causes of pain that your health care provider may want to check. Therefore, any new or significant pain should be reported to your doctor.
Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain Causes
Round ligament pain refers to a type of pelvic pain caused by stretching of the round ligaments. This occurs more commonly on the right side of the pelvis.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014
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