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Feel like I've pulled a muscle in my abdomen

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Helbelle75 Wed 31-Aug-16 06:26:27

I coughed quite suddenly last night and had a sudden stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen. It didn't last very long but although not painful now, it still feels a little tender particularly when I sneeze or blow my nose. Anyone else had this?
Will be ringing my mw later. I'm 7+ 4 today.

ScottishSnowflake Wed 31-Aug-16 06:41:17

Hi helbelle. I'm 17+3 and get this on a fairly regular occurrence (cough/ sneeze/ laugh etc.). In my case it's just round ligament pain as everything is stretching and loosening. I think I started noticing the twinges about 8 weeks or so. You're doing the right thing by ringing midwife, hopefully it's just the ligaments but always better to be sure.

Many congrats flowers

OTheHugeManatee Wed 31-Aug-16 06:47:24

It's round ligament pain. Beware of sneezing while lying on your side!

MuffyTheUmpireSlayer Wed 31-Aug-16 06:53:40

I get this when I sneeze/cough too hard or reach up high to get something. Hurts like hell but as far as I know it's not dangerous.

Helbelle75 Wed 31-Aug-16 10:35:06

Thanks all. It really freaked me out! My last pregnancy ended in mc so I'm feeling super anxious.

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