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Abdominal tenderness

I am 5 weeks postpartum and have lower abdominal tenderness on my lower left side below my belly button. Anyone else experience this?

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cmcook89

Asked by cmcook89 at 2:31 PM on Feb. 25, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Did you have a C?
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 2:37 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • No
    cmcook89

    Comment by cmcook89 (original poster) at 2:43 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • It actually may be your uterus contracting . . . trying to get back to normal size. If it gets really bad, give your OB's nurse a call.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 2:53 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • How bad is it? You could be ovulating, or your uterus could be contracting,, when mine did though it was like period cramps not on one side,, you also could have an ovarian cyst or something, if it is over a 5 out of 1-10, I would call the doc, perhaps you have some of the afterbirth stil inside? Do you have a fever or anything?
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 3:00 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

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