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37 weeks pregnant lower back pain

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common: It can mean anything from muscle spasms to early labor. Keep your doctor up to date with what's going on.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Not uncommon: At 37 weeks there is a lot of demand on the low back and low back discomfort is not uncommon.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Normal: At 37 weeks there is a lot of demand on the low back and low back discomfort is not uncommon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See OB: At this point in pregnancy you are close to delivery. I would discuss this with my OB and be seen if they deem it necessary.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Call OB: When in doubt, particularly about the nature or origin of discomfort at your stage of pregnancy, please call your Obstetrician--that's one of the reas ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes you can: Unless there is a medical reason that your physician can tell you with either of these they can be used as long as they don't hurt you and make you ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Evaluation ASAP: Hi dear, I would suggest that u go to ER right now, I'm afraid that you might leaking Amniotic fluid and that is not normal, please please go for eval ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait and see: We can not predict the future but contractions are a good sign. Since you are 37 weeks it is safe to assume labor will start within the next month.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options: You can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) warm soaks and massage. Some people find the maternity belts helpful. In severe cases, physical therapy can help ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Frankly,: Back pain is very common with pregnancy. Be aware that labor pains may be experienced in the back.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Go to your Ob unit..: Sounds like contractions. If you think you might be in labor, you need to be evaluated at the hospital where they can check your cervix and monitor y ... Read More

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