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36 weeks pregnant lower back pain

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Unsure: Occasional cramping at 36 weeks is normal. If the cramps are regular and coming 10 minutes apart for an hour or more, you should go to your l&d to be... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Pregnancy Discomfort: It is common for women to get low back pain near the end of pregnancy. She can wear a maternity binder, sit with feet elevated and pillow behind back,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Pain in pregnancy: If you are having regular contractions at 36 weeks and think you are in labor then you should be evaluated by your doctor. Headache not relieved by Ty... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Ok: This sounds like a very common scenario in a near-term pregnancy. The limited information you've provided is not necessarily a sign of impending deli... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
"36w pregnant" ?: At 36 weeks, the fetus usually has "dropped" to a lower position in the pelvis, which can result in lower back pain from pressure on the spine. Incr... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Need appt!: May be a number of things but at this stage in your pregnancy you need to be checked asap! Infections in the mother can lead to preterm labor and deli... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Call/see your ob: 'lightning crotch' is a common symptom during pregnancy, may denote descent of head deeper into the pelvis, however if accompanied by the other sympto... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
It means: that you have a gastrointestinal infection. Please call your OB and proceed to the closest UC Clinic.
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