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pinched nerve during pregnancy in lower back

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Very Likely: If they are a result of pinched nerve then they should heal. However, nerve grow back very slowly (about 1mm/day) and they may take time to recover. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dai Takahashi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Risk factors for STD: hi Anna ... I hope you will find my answer helpful. 1. Only risk factor in my mind for std and pregnancy is having sexual intercourse. So I would c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Yes, physical therapy can help with neck and back pain during pregancy. See your obstetrician for their approval and therapy recommendations.
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Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Osteopathic manipulation can be particularly effective for low back pain and neck pain during pregnancy. Pregnancy puts specific stresses on the low b ... Read More
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Dr. Tamara Lyday
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It's best to see a physical therapist or doctor of osteopathic medicine to help stretch out contracted muscles and release tension from baby.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Massage may help: to decrease muscle spasm & inflammation in the surrounding area.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: With such limited information, one can only talk in generalities. Most back difficulties resolve on their own in six to twelve weeks. For persistent s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Having heavy breasts can change your posture and cause stress of the muscles of your low back ; spine. I would suggest that you do a couple of things. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many options!: However, this is as long as there are not motor deficits (weakness) yet. If there is weakness, it becomes a more important discussion. If no weakness, ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marquart
40 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: A nerve root at the L3 or L4 level can cause thigh pain if it is pinched. This can be due to a disc or osteophytes pinching the nerve.
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A male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: With the trauma you describe you need to see a doctor for an exam. Sounds like you did some damage so see the doctor

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