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A ? about pain in right side

Postby babyblueforme » Mon Mar 17, 2003 11:52 am

Hi There
I am 28 wks pregnant. A few days ago I was driving(on my way to go shopping) and I got a very sharp pain in my right side. It was under the ribs and felt like a runners cramp. It lasted about 20 minutes. It was so bad that I thought I would go to the hospital if it kept up. I decided to wait til I was at the mall to see if it would stop. I thought that maybe if I got up it would help. Well...it continued for a few minutes and then stopped and started again. It did this for about an hour. Then stopped completely.
I was just wondering if this was a cause for concern? I know that pain in the right side is a sign of pre-eclampsia, but is this the type of pain? It hasn't come back at all. My last two appt's my blood pressure has been a little high 142/90 and 137/90.
Just wondering if I should even bother mentioning it to my Dr.?
Thanks for your help
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Re : A ? about pain in right side

Postby expert on call » Fri May 23, 2003 01:24 pm

I would definitely recommend mentioning the symptom you describe to your doctor. Also your blood pressures are a little high, and if they were not this high in early pregnancy, I would recommend obtaining blood tests to check for preeclampsia.

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