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A 21-year-old female asked:

Hi i'm 28 weeks pregnant & i'm suffering with really bad back pain . any advice on how to deal with this pain with out taking any pain relief meds ?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Warm packs: Sitting upright and lying on your side may help. If it worsens, tynelol which is safe to take during pregnancy would help. Best wishes!
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Massage: Get hubby to help by ice massage. Or if you prefer heat. But either way, physical touch, will go a long way to helping comfort you.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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