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Dr. Walter Husar
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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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I'm 33 weeks pregnant have kidney stones, pelvic pain continuously, feel dizzy, weak, seeing black and white dots, can't get any sleep due to all pain?

I'm 33 weeks pregnant have kidney stones, pelvic pain continuously, feel dizzy, weak, seeing black and white dots, can't get any sleep due to all pain?

See answer: Sorry to hear you are not feeling well which could be related to a number of possible causes given your history of stones and stage of pregnancy and would definitely recommend you contact your OB md asap for advice and to determine the cause: stone in ureter, infection, pre-eclampsia, etc) and also that your baby is ok. ...Read more

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I'm almost 33 weeks pregnant I works a 10 and a Half shift last night my back is hurting off and on and I'm having really bad pelvic pain I'm crying?

I'm almost 33 weeks pregnant I works a 10 and a Half shift last night my back is hurting off and on and I'm having really bad pelvic pain I'm crying?

Pregnancy pain: Long shifts with standing at 32-33 weeks pregnant can cause back pain secondary to the increased forward center of gravity and strain on back muscles and tendons. See your obstetric physician if this continues. It is unlikely to mean uterine contractions, but this needs to be checked by a professional. ...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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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and havin horrible pelvic pressure and pain my obgyn said it was just how the baby was sitting but could it be something else?

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and havin horrible pelvic pressure and pain my obgyn said it was just how the baby was sitting but could it be something else?

Your OB should: Know your situtaion, it could be that, it could be some pubic symphysis separation which can be very painful, but if you were my pt., I would do an ultrasound on your to check everything to make sure no problems with the uterus, baby or placenta and make sure u are not having any premature labor. ...Read more

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33 wks pregnant Sunday. Dr. thinks I separated my pubic symphsis, pelvic pain and intense ovarian type pain, pain relief ideas?

33 wks pregnant Sunday. Dr. thinks I separated my pubic symphsis, pelvic pain and intense ovarian type pain, pain relief ideas?

Pubic symphysis: Bone pain is probably the worst pain. If you feel a grinding when walking the use of a walker may help. Utilization of a pregnancy belt may also help. There are medical supply stores that can fit you for one. Insurances do cover this. Seeing PT for some exercises both during and after pregnancy has also helped. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may also be taken. ...Read more

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Is lower pelvic pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Is lower pelvic pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Not typical: As above, but as always, if pregnancy is a possibility, then do a pregnancy test ...Read more

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What to do about pelvic pain 37 weeks pregnant?

Go to the Hospital..: At 37 weeks, Pelvic pain is assumed to be labor until proven otherwise. If you are having pain, you should go to your hospital's triage area and let them examine and monitor you to make sure you aren't in labor. If you are bleeding this is quite urgent as some causes are serious. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Wat does it mean u have pelvic pain at 34 weeks pregnant?

Wat does it mean u have pelvic pain at 34 weeks pregnant?

Many things: It could be normal pelvic pain that is associated with the baby growing and putting pressure on your pelvis. You must be sure that it is not premature labor so talk with you OB. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pelvic pain (37 weeks pregnant)?

What could be the cause of pelvic pain (37 weeks pregnant)?

SIJ: ? Re: pelvic pain during advanced pregnancy. During pregnancy hormone Relaxin released to loosen/prepare pelvis for birth. Major pelvic girdle joints, sacroiliac joints, SIJ, become hypermobile & cause stretching of SIJ ligaments. Stabilization via SIJ belt often helpful. Women with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome often especially afflicted. Ask Obstetrician to evaluate. ...Read more

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Are sore shoulders and pelvic pain common in early first time pregnancy?

Are sore shoulders and pelvic pain common in early first time pregnancy?

Pain in Pregnancy: Pelvic pain is common, not shoulder pain. Try ice application and avoiding activities those make your pain worse. ...Read more

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I'm having severe pelvic pain with my pregnancy and I've tried everything. What should I do? Should I goto hospital?

I'm having severe pelvic pain with my pregnancy and I've tried everything. What should I do? Should I goto hospital?

Phone triage: Most obstetricians have an answering service. Before heading to the hospital call your doctors office and see if he/she will call you back. Certainly there are non urgent causes of pelvic pain in pregnancy like round ligament syndrome. A quick discussion over the phone may be helpful and will take less time than going to the hospital. ...Read more

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I have pelvic pain... I'm more than 20 days late and did a pharmacy pregnant test was negative. I don't hav fever, only that pain?

I have pelvic pain... I'm more than 20 days late and did a pharmacy pregnant test was negative. I don't hav fever, only that pain?

Cyst, hormone imbal.: You could have an ovarian cyst that is disrupting normal hormone production that results in delayed period; could also be a hormone imbalance due to other causes that has prevented normal ovulation, and caued the mesnes to be late, and your uterus is cramping - and about to begin the menses. ...Read more

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I'm currently 12 weeks pregnant and I'm having terrible pelvic pain to the point I can't stand? What could be wrong im bleeding as well?

I'm currently 12 weeks pregnant and I'm having terrible pelvic pain to the point I can't stand? What could be wrong im bleeding as well?

Call yourOB or go to: The er immediately. Unfortunately, the symptoms you describe may indicate that you're having a spontaneous miscarriage. The only way to find out is to seek immediate medical attention. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I had an internal ultrasound done two days ago and I'm 23 weeks 4 days pregnant and I'm having a lot of groin pelvic pain is this normal?

Hard to say: The us may have caused a little stretching of the round ligaments (or this could b happening even if u had not had the vaginal sonogram) and they can cause groin pain. If the pain feels like menstrual cramping and lasts for more than an hour or any bleeding u should call ur dr. ...Read more

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Do you think acupunture will help me to reduce lower pelvic pain and braxton contraction? I'm 26wks pregnant. Is there anything I should worry about?

Do you think acupunture will help me to reduce lower pelvic pain and braxton contraction? I'm 26wks pregnant. Is there anything I should worry about?

Acupuncture: I am an acupuncturist but I only do calming & balancing work with women in advanced pregnancy. I have a included a site that addresses your specific question: http://www. Yinyanghouse. Com/forum/braxton-hicks. The author indicated that he did not find needling that useful for this. I will send this question on to a colleague who is far more knowledgeable than I about this. Take care & congrats. ...Read more

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I'm almost 3 weeks pregnant, today I've just experienced some left pelvic pain not a lot of bad pain but hurts when I breathe alittle, is that normal?

Pelvic pain: Anytime you have pain in your pelvis when you breath when pregnant it is significant, especially early in pregnancy. I would worry about an ectopic pregnancy. Please contact your OB or if you can't get ahold of him/her go to the ER to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a very bad pelvic pain, did blookwork for pregnancy negative. Did ultrasound and vagainal one, I never bleeded before but it did yesterday, why?

Unclear: I assume you are saying that you have never bled after a vaginal US and you did yesterday. You had pain. It could have been that you were about to bleed anyway or you could have a cervicitis and the probe irritated the cervix. The explanation depends on the type and amount of bleeding. Be sure to tell your doctor so you can get the vaginal vault / cervix looked at. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant and experiencing onset of pelvic pain (like it's being pulled apart) while sitting or certain standing postures. Should I be concern?

Evaluation: At 36 weeks many patients feel the pubic bone beginning to separate. The also feel downward pressure deep in the vagina. The often complaint of round ligament pain from the uterus pulling. Your individual case will need to be evaluated by your doctor to determine if it is normal or not. ...Read more

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Y do pregnant woman get pelvic pain?

Stretching, for one: As the uterus grows, it's attachments- ligaments, for ex., can stretch and cause some abdominal, pelvic discomfort. Other causes of discomfort include pressure from the enlarging uterus (on the abdominal wall or the bladder or the lower back, for ex.)occasionally the pregnancy could be in the wrong area (ectopic pregnancy), or self limiting (like a miscarriage) - this could be painful as well. ...Read more

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3 weeks pregnant and have left pelvic pain is this normal?

May or may not be: But u need to call your OB as it may be from an ovarian cyst (corpus luteum of pregnancy) or another type of cyst and u want to always make sure if u have pain that you do not have an ectopic pregnancy so u need to call your obgyn doc now. ...Read more

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3 weeks pregnant and have mild pelvic pain is this normal?

Pregnancy: You need to see your gynecologist and get a quantitative serum HCG to see how far along you really are, a urinalysis to rule out a urinary tract infection, and possibly an ultrasound to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can exercise make posterior pelvic pain while pregnant worse?

Can exercise make posterior pelvic pain while pregnant worse?

Possibly: Depending on what exercise you are doing and what is going on with your uterus if you are having pain, u should see your doc even if it is not time for your normal OB check, I always work my preg pts in if they are having pain. ...Read more

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Should I go to the ER when pregnant and have bad pelvic pain?

Obstetrics: Call your obstetrician or obgyn first and he or she will be able to best guide you. "bad pelvic pain" in pregnancy with after hour onset is a good reason to visit the er. ...Read more

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My Wife is experiencing pregnancy loss and pelvic pain.

My Wife is experiencing pregnancy loss and pelvic pain.

GYN MD needed: Your wife needs to see a GYN MD to sort out the source of the pelvic pain and determine the cause of the pregnancy loss if possible. ...Read more

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26 weeks pregnant- is it normal to have bad pelvic pain almost 24/7?

Maybe: Most women get some pelvic pain, and some get it worse than others. You should disucss your pain with your doctor. If they don't find anything concerning on exam, then this is likely round ligament pain. ...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