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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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In one day im going to be 33 weeks pregnant but I been getting really bad pelvic pain, lower back pain and sometimes cramps?

In one day im going to be 33 weeks pregnant but I been getting really bad pelvic pain, lower back pain and sometimes cramps?

Drink water: Stay hydrated. Don't walk so much. Ask your husband to massage your lower back. Inform your OB doc of your situation. Speak to his nurse. ...Read more

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Severe cramping and vagina pain stabbing back pain. And severe headache and blood pressure going up and down. 33 weeks pregnant?

Severe cramping and vagina pain stabbing back pain. And severe headache and blood pressure going up and down. 33 weeks pregnant?

See Doctor now: If your OB can't be reached then you need to be seen in emergency department immediately. Pre-term labor and pre-eclampsia can threaten the pregnancy as well as your health. ...Read more

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What to do for back pain in 33 weeks pregnant?

Sleep: On your left side (vice your back). You can talk with your obstetrician about options like massage or acupuncture. ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant lots of back pain no other symptoms should I be concerned?

33 weeks pregnant lots of back pain no other symptoms should I be concerned?

Pregnant: Regrettably last few months of pregnancy can be quite painful.
Please see your gynecologist to decide which pain meds are most helpful.
Enjoy your baby when time comes. ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks 4 days pregnant my stomach feels rock hard and I have lower back pain what is this?

On/gyn: Contact your obstetrician if you have new symptoms. Back pain can be caused by urinary obstruction or infection among other problems. Do not delay. ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant w/ upper back pain, left shoulder blade. Goes across my whole back @ times during the day makes me not want to breath bc of pain. Norm?

Back pain: With rapid weight gain during the third trimester and loosening of ligaments and tendons in preparation for delivery it is not uncommon to have pain in up and down the spine. Make sure that your bras are fitting properly to off load the stress of increasing breast size on your neck and shoulders. See your obstetrician for evaluation of your pain. ...Read more

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Started cramping, lost my mucus plug at 2am. Woken up by cramping again at 930am. Back pain going down my legs as well. Labor? (33 weeks)

Started cramping, lost my mucus plug at 2am. Woken up by cramping again at 930am. Back pain going down my legs as well. Labor? (33 weeks)

Labor: Very possible. Get checked right away. Not uncommon to lose mucus plug early and doesn't mean you'll go into active labor, but the pain you are describing needs to be addressed, especially since 33 weeks. ...Read more

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21/fm never been pregnant. IUD one string feels longer, lower cramping and back pain started july4th. Doesn't feel like period pain. How urgent is this?

Gyn exam: Schedule a visit with an Obgyn to have your IUD checked. At that time your doctor can investigate other causes of pelvic pain ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and having periodic light spotting, cramping, and back pain. Could this be the start of active labor?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and having periodic light spotting, cramping, and back pain. Could this be the start of active labor?

Could be: Almost all OB docs, midwives, family docs doing OB have an answering service for these questions and its very important to discuss these symptoms with your OB provider tonight if at all possible. Call the office and see if it goes to the answering service or gives instructions on how to reach your OB or the on call physician ...Read more

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6weeks pregnant Diagnosed with threatened miscarriage because of cramping and back pain baby has heartbeat what are the chances of healthy pregnancy?

6weeks pregnant Diagnosed with threatened miscarriage because of cramping and back pain baby has heartbeat what are the chances of healthy pregnancy?

We can not predict: Unfortunately we can not predict which threatened miscarriages will be fine and which will miscarry. Bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. It appears you have a doctor who is taking good care of you. Keep your follow up appointments to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

1-2 weeks: Waiting 1-2 weeks after a missed peirod is the most reliable, but if it is positve earlier you can count on it, but you need to wait longer to believe a negative test since ovulation can occur later than predicted and hormone levels have to be at a certain level for the test to be positive ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant. I'm on implanon myperiod was 8dys late when I got it it was short and I still have sore breast, cramping and back pain?

Can I be pregnant. I'm on implanon myperiod was 8dys late when I got it it was short and I still have sore breast, cramping and back pain?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. It seems highly unlikely since your on implanon. ...Read more

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Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Although these sxs: Can occur in early pregnancy, you will need to take a pregnancy test to find out (as they are not diagnostic sxs). ...Read more

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Is lil cramps and back pain normal im 7 weeks pregnant?

Is lil cramps and back pain normal im 7 weeks pregnant?

Sure: A woman's body goes through all sort of changes during pregnancy. Try laying down flat on your back and relaxing for a while. It is important to get lots of rest during early pregnancy. If the rest is not helpful enough, it is safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (in limited amounts) throughout pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why am I having lower back pain and cramping. At 6 months pregnant?

Why am I having lower back pain and cramping. At 6 months pregnant?

SI joint: Sacro iliac joint dysfunction is a very common source of LBP in pregnancy. Of course, ask your OB to rule out urine infection or other cause. If other cause not found, then ask for referral to PT who treats pregnancy for manipulation, external modalities, or an SI belt ...Read more

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Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Possible: It's certainly possible, especially if you have been sexually active and/or have missed a period. A pregnancy test may answer this question for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant, back pain, cramping \u0026 bleeding. What does it mean?

Early pregnancy: It is quite common to experience cramping in the first weeks of early pregnancy. An ultrasound can verify that the pregnancy is developing normally ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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