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18 weeks pregnant, pelvic pressure, hip and low back pain. Previous pre-term birth.

18 weeks pregnant, pelvic pressure, hip and low back pain. Previous pre-term birth.

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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18 weeks pregnant and having pelvic pressure which is making it difficult to walk. It's hurts when I sit up or get up to move around. Is it bad?

18 weeks pregnant and having pelvic pressure which is making it difficult to walk. It's hurts when I sit up or get up to move around. Is it bad?

Round ligament pain: Between 18 and 24 weeks many people will have round ligament pain. It occurs due to stretching of the round ligaments as the uterus enlarges during pregnancy. Typically it is worse with walking upstairs, rolling over in bed or pushing your uterus from side to side. Gentle walking will help. If you have unprovoked regular pain or any bleeding or loss of fluids, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 18 weeks pregnant, I have pelvic pressure/pain to where it hurts when I walk, occasional cramping, and mucous discharge. Started a week ago.?

I'm 18 weeks pregnant, I have pelvic pressure/pain to where it hurts when I walk, occasional cramping, and mucous discharge. Started a week ago.?

Minor to major cause: You need to see your doctor as soon as posible. When it come to prgnancy you have to be evaluated because minor symptoms can mean major problems. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about pelvic pressure at 18 weeks pregnant?

Should I be concerned about pelvic pressure at 18 weeks pregnant?

Gravity pull: If you are relatively healthy and you aren't bleeding or having any watery liquid discharge this is likely just the baby lying on your bladder and other organs. Trying lying down and taking the gravity out the picture. Please follow up with your doctor for worsening and for regular prenatal visits. ...Read more

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I am 18 weeks and feel pelvic pressure from time to time I previously had a preterm birth should I be concerned.

I am 18 weeks and feel pelvic pressure from time to time I previously had a preterm birth should I be concerned.

.: This could very well be braxton hicks- false labor pains as you are into your second trimester, but if you have had a preterm delivery in the past and you don't know the exact reason why, better to consider this a high risk pregnancy and get to your OB with any signs of labor. ...Read more

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I'm 320lbs and 18 weeks pregnant. I'm having pelvic pain but no bleeding. This is 3rd child is this normal? Pain like my body is getting ready 4 labor

I'm 320lbs and 18 weeks pregnant. I'm having pelvic pain but no bleeding. This is 3rd child is this normal? Pain like my body is getting ready 4 labor

Please see ur doctor: Pain of the nature you described deserves medical attention, since you know what labor pains are, kindly see your doctor or go to ER, best of luck ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain/pressure?

What can cause pelvic pain/pressure?

Many things: Common causes of pelvic pain/pressure are endometriosis, adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts, adenomyosis, and pelvic infections. Pelvic pain can also be due to irritable bowel or bladder inflammation. Cancer must also be considered. See your doctor to sort out what is going on with you and to get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Why would my dr. Tell e I might need to get my tubes untied an get pregnant due to pelvic pain?

Why would my dr. Tell e I might need to get my tubes untied an get pregnant due to pelvic pain?

I don't know: Having your tubes untied isn't usually related to the improvement of your pelvic pain. ...Read more

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17 weeks pregnant have pelvic pressure is this normal?

Maybe: This may or may not be normal. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain and pressure normal at 31 weeks pregnant?

Is pelvic pain and pressure normal at 31 weeks pregnant?

No: Hypertension in pregnancy associated with pelvic pain is of concern, as we have to exclude pre eclampsia. See GP or ER immediately. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant mild pelvic pressure on and off, should I worry?

6 weeks pregnant mild pelvic pressure on and off, should I worry?

Not really: Your uterus is enlarging and starting to compress your bladder and moving itself up from your pelvis into the abdominal cavity. Mild pressure and mild cramping are very common. Spotting is common too.
Pain on one side is more concerning because it can be a sign of a tubal or ectopic pregnancy, but your description sounds like a normal pregnancy ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant and im having pelvic pain. Is gets really hard for me to walk.

Pelvic girdle Pain: See your OB doctor to make sure everything is ok. If it is, then know that pelvic girdle pain is common, and usually to ligament laxity that occurs as part of pregnancy. Many physical therapists and pm;r doctors specialize in treating this. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant and I had a urinalysis come back good. I'm experiencing pelvic pain?

I'm not pregnant and I had a urinalysis come back good. I'm experiencing pelvic pain?

Get a check up: There are a number of reasons for pelvic pain and your doc should check you out.
STDs
endometriosis
ovarian cysts
etc

an ultrasound is often helpful ...Read more

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Lower & upper back, shoulder, leg and pelvic pain during pregnancy. What can help this?

Lower & upper back, shoulder, leg and pelvic pain during pregnancy. What can help this?

Swimming or exercise: pregnancy hormones loosen ligaments and joints causing imbalance almost all over the body. Strengthen your muscles with a global exercise like one during swimming. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and still have slight brown bleeding, pelvic pain and acne?

Is it possible to be pregnant and still have slight brown bleeding, pelvic pain and acne?

Pregnancy: Not likely. Bleeding usually represents not being pregnant or miscarrying. If you are unsure it sounds like you should get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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16 weeks pregnant. Had sex a couple days ago. I don't feel pelvic pain anymore. Is that a problem?

No: Having sec during pregnancy shouldn't cause pain. Occasionally you will have some spotting or limited cramping. The main things to worry about are bleeding like your period or persistent cramping. If you have those symptoms you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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3rd pregnancy. 33w1d. Is it normal to start feeling pelvic pressure this early? No fluid leaking.

3rd pregnancy. 33w1d. Is it normal to start feeling pelvic pressure this early? No fluid leaking.

Can be: Some women feel pressure from early in their pregnancy and others none at all. The pressure sensation is usually due to the expanding uterus putting pressure on the pelvis and/or ligaments stretching. Increasing intensity of the pressure or waxing/waning may indicate contractions and would trigger a call to your doctor or going in for a check. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I am having mild pain in my back I am having real bad pelvic pressure and abdomen is real tight and painful?

Pelvic problem: Back pain rarely causes pelvic pain but pelvic problems often cause back pain. So are you pregnant? Of course other problems can occur with the same symptoms such as urinary tract infections, ovarian cysts, colitis, etc. See your family practioner or gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can cause bladder pressure issues and no infection present? Sometimes pelvic pain and constant tingling urethra

What can cause bladder pressure issues and no infection present? Sometimes pelvic pain and constant tingling urethra

Bladder pressure: There are times when a person could have this sensation plus urgency to urinate. If there is no infection (confirmed by tests) then it could be do to non-specific irritation.
However, when you have pelvic pain there is no simple answer. You need to have a medical evaluation right away. Blood tests, and possibly CT scan would be ordered. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm having pelvic pressure and a constant watery discharge. Af 2 days away. Can I be pregnant? What is the liquid?

I'm having pelvic pressure and a constant watery discharge. Af 2 days away. Can I be pregnant? What is the liquid?

Maybe: You need to make a visit to your gynecologist or family physician now. Nobody can tell you anything more online. I'm glad you are taking a pro-active approach to your health. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm about 27 dpo. Cervix is almost too high to feel which isn't normal. No positive Opk as of yet on cd 15. Low pelvic pressure. Preg?

I'm about 27 dpo. Cervix is almost too high to feel which isn't normal. No positive Opk as of yet on cd 15. Low pelvic pressure. Preg?

Pregnancy test?: Your best test of pregnancy is a pregnancy test which can be performed on the day after missing your expected period. Nothing else clinically really comes close to the accuracy of that type of testing. ...Read more

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I am approaching my 13 week in pregnancy and having shooting and stabbing pelvic pain. No blood but have hematoma should I be concerned?

Myofascial Pain: If your uterus and internal organs are normal, the most likely source of sudden pains includes the pelvic muscles and fascia....Called myofascial pain. You might see a myofascial pain specialist for evaluation, treatment, and relief.
www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain feels like when I was heavily pregnant 1 year ago. Started on left and now covers lower back & right & buttocks worse when walking?

Sciatica: 29 yo with sciatica & history of similar pain when pregnant year ago. Such pain oft aroused by & associated with disorder of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) w. laxity of SIJ ligaments. Osteopath for diagnosis. BOA. Com for SIJ belt. Brighton Criteria to find out if Joint Hypermobility Syndrome might be a predisposing factor. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing, cramping, aching, ...Read more


Mild Pain Or Pressure In Pelvis (Lower Abdomen) (Definition)

Mild pain or pressure in pelvis (lower abdomen) is a symptom that can be due to a variety of causes, including issues with the gut, bladder, and for females, organs such as ...Read more