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15 Jan 2008

Pregnancy
Hi Doc

I think I might be just over 3 weeks preg (counting from the day of my last period). My breasts are swollen and sore, I had slight spotting last week. The thing is, I have a sharp pain/ slight cramp that comes on the left side of my lower abdomen (like where the ovaries are I think). Is this normal in early pregnancy? Should I see a doc straight away or should I wait to see if I miss my period in a weeks time? I am also very bloated.

Thanks!!
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Maureen
Rather see your doctor - this may be signs of a bladder infection. Pregnancy normally does not cause pain or bloating so early in pregancy.
dr Bets
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