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Posted by: Pain | 2009-02-25

Shoulder pain

Good Afternoon,

I am 9 weeks pregnant and i am suffering with severe pain in my right shoulder. It is almost like a pinching pain but it aches too... if i breathe in it is worse.

Please can you give me some advice on what i could be? I know that there is nothing i can take for the pain but i just hope that nothing is going wrong with my little one.

I did go to my gp and he did a scan this morning. We saw a heart beat and baby was moving so he said everything seems to be okay.

What else could this be?

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The shoulder pain is unrelated to the pregnancy, especially as teh scan was normal. It may be a pulled muscle. Did you not tell your GP about it?

Best wishes

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