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Huffman, TX
A 22-year-old female asked:

Can pregnancy cause sore arms? i cannot get comfortable laying down and when i get up they're sooo sore. my lower back is too. also acne has increased

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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pregnancy: Pregnancy has multiple effects in your muscles. The hormonal changes often affect ligaments which may present as "soreness". Also, pregnancy may affect your potassium/calcium levels. Both if which may affect muscles. It's important to stay hydrated, take a prenatal vitamin, and eat a healthy diet. Some discomforts are just discomforts of pregnancy, from just being pregnant. If worse, call an ob.
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Dr. Raj Upadya
Cosmetic Dentistry 26 years experience
Possibly : Hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy can cause any number of symptoms...
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Last updated Dec 19, 2014

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