What Is The Danger Of The Cramps That I Experience With The Chills I Feel A Result Of?
In the afternoon I am Alena, I am 27 years old … I am pregnant at the age of 5 months … I was the same today I brought my own motorbike. Now I have stomach cramps? Is it dangerous? Because the weather here is a big wind … maybe it’s muriang … thanks
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Abdominal cramps that occur during pregnancy are not necessarily a sign of danger. This can be normal, usually felt especially in the lower abdomen. This happens as the baby develops, which automatically makes the mother's stomach enlarge and brings about physical changes to the mother which in turn will trigger stomach cramps.
Common causes of stomach cramps during pregnancy include:
Stretches the ligaments to strengthen uterine support
Pressure on muscles, joints, and blood vessels due to the enlargement of the uterus
Increased gas in the stomach due to hormonal effects
Post-sexual cramps. This is because the male sperm fluid contains substances called prostaglandins that can trigger uterine contractions
Although classified as normal, stomach cramps during pregnancy can cause discomfort. To help overcome this, there are several things that can be done, namely:
Do not make any sudden movements when stomach cramps occur. To help relieve you, you can bend over to the source of the pain.
Enough your water intake, which is 2 liters per day
Maintain adequate food intake. Avoid excessive diets
Get enough rest. Avoid excessive activity
Warm compresses on the cramped stomach, or you can take a warm bath to relieve cramps
Avoid sexual intercourse that is too vigorous and intense
If stomach cramps occur, it's a good idea to lie on your left side with your legs slightly elevated
Although generally stomach cramps are the result of normal changes in pregnancy, you still need to be vigilant, because stomach cramps can also be a sign of an illness or emergency that is directly related to your pregnancy. Symptoms to watch out for in this condition include severe abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, discharge from the birth canal, which can be a sign of a pregnancy problem such as preterm labor, premature discharge of the placenta, premature rupture of the membranes.
Apart from those related to pregnancy, stomach cramps during pregnancy may also not be related to pregnancy. Symptoms can include pain when urinating, abdominal pain that is very severe and intermittent, vaginal discharge that smells, fever, headache, feeling of fainting, etc. Causes can include kidney stones, ovarian cysts, appendicitis, or urinary tract infections.
If there are conditions that lead to cramps that are not normal, or your stomach cramps do not get better with the tips mentioned, consult your obstetrician for further tests.
That's all the explanation from me, hopefully it helps and is useful :)
dr. Princess Claudya