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    Tiphawee posted:
    i have a pain in my area... also below my belly button.. < that only once or twice... could it be growing pains? im 16 weeks and 2 days.. the pain under my belly button is kinda like. gas or having to go number 2... but trust me i dont.. i know TMI but.. im worried.
    KLN777 responded:
    I'm 15w1d and I've been having similar pains. From what I understand, it can hurt at times when your uterus grows. There is a whole lot of stretching taking place. I don't think it's anything to be concerned about as long as you don't have any bleeding or anything. If you are still concerned, go ahead and call your dr's office. I know mine has nurses available to talk to patients on the phone about concerns like this. If that would help, def call. That's what they're there for. Take care! I hope you stop hurting soon and I'm sure everything is fine.
    ClosetRocker responded:
    I heard that RLP (round ligament pain) can come in various forms so it may be that. I went to the ER last week because of some cramping and the doc told me that it could very well be RLP. I agree with PP that I would ask a healthcare professional just to be safe but it doesn't sound like anything to worry about.
    Bandia1206 replied to ClosetRocker's response:
    I had pains similar to what you are explaining. My doc said they could be growing pains. If the pains are severe enough, I would call your doc just to verify that they are nothing to worry about :)

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