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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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4 weeks pregnant, severe back pain. Waiting for doc to call back. Will taking 2.5mg Vicodin affect baby or cause birth defect?

4 weeks pregnant, severe back pain. Waiting for doc to call back. Will taking 2.5mg Vicodin affect baby or cause birth defect?

Vicodin caution: vicodin contains hydrocodone, which is opioid, like morpheine, oxycodone, dilaudid, hydro morpheine, codeine, etc. They can cross the placenta and change the baby's chemistry. Taken chronically, they can cause opioid dependence in baby. Back pain in preg is usually mechanical. Ligaments and muscles are pushed around. A good osteopath or manually-trained physical therapist can often help. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant and I am having severe back pain what can I take what can I do?

I am 6 weeks pregnant and I am having severe back pain what can I take what can I do?

Hard situation: You would have to discuss this with your ob/gyn specialist. Tylenol seems to be a safe bet during pregnancy but discuss it first with your doctor. NSAID on the other hand should be avoided during pregnancy. If you are too paranoid, use heat or cold packs. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant. Having severe back pain only lasting a few minutes 1-3 times a day, no abdominal pain or bleeding. Is this normal?

5 weeks pregnant. Having severe back pain only lasting a few minutes 1-3 times a day, no abdominal pain or bleeding. Is this normal?

Not normal: mild back pain is common later in pregnancy, but not really at 5 weeks. Severe pain is never normal. Get evaluation as soon as possible. Worst possibility is ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Severe Back Pain (Definition)

Severe back pain is a symptom in which a person has severe pain somewhere in his back. Severe back pain is usually an emergency and can be caused by spine ...Read more


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