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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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 am 35 weeks pregnant with sever back pain and nausea.

I am 35 weeks pregnant with sever back pain and nausea.

Call: Your obstetrician. If you are having severe pain and nausea you need to be evaluated. Don't wait. Good luck! ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant and back pain for the past hour and a half with on and off cramping. What do I do?

35 weeks pregnant and back pain for the past hour and a half with on and off cramping. What do I do?

Go in: It's preferable not to go into labor yet. Sometimes cramping pain will go away if you drink some water or take a bath. But it's best to be evaluated for possible preterm labor. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant with bad back pain, tightening of.Stomach, and naseua. What should I do?

35 weeks pregnant with bad back pain, tightening of.Stomach, and naseua.  What should I do?

Get it checked: The back pain with stomach tightening may be a sign of going into labor. You should get evaluated if it continues for very long. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant and have had extreme lower back pain and pressure along with stabbing pain in pelvic region. Anything I can do to help?

35 weeks pregnant and have had extreme lower back pain and pressure along with stabbing pain in pelvic region. Anything I can do to help?

SIJ Belt: Pregnant with back & pelvic pain seeks relief. During pregnancy an hormone, Relaxin, is released & which loosens pelvic ligaments, oft leading to sacroiliac joint hypermobility & pelvic/low back pain from ligament stretch. A partial solution is a sacroiliac joint belt, which has been shown by Dr Andry Vleeming & associates to stabilize this joint and thereby ameliorate pain during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm 18 weeks pregnant and have been taking vicodin 35-40 mgs per day for migraines and severe back pain?

What to do if i'm 18 weeks pregnant and have been taking vicodin 35-40 mgs per day for migraines and severe back pain?

Migraine : See a headache specialist. Triptans can sometimes be given with caution if headaches are indeed frequent. Preventive medications such as low dose antidepressants may be ok. ...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 (acetaminophen) 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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Had severe back pain a few days before my period my period was 2days late and lasted 1day with spotting for 2days could i be pregnant?

Need to see your dr: Severe pain, and 2-day late period by itself may not determine whether you are pregnant or not. However, your ob/gyn doctor can test you if you suspect that you are, let you know how far along you are. Best to get the answer now, so you can supplement properly with prenatal vitamins if you are, and get plenty of rest and good nutrition. Even if you aren't, you want to be in the best shape anyway. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks 4 daus pregnant with constant cramping nausea and severe back pain? Is this a sign of labor?

Get checked: At this stage of pregnancy these symptoms could be sign of labor or a worrisome problem like fetal distress due to any reason like dehydration or cord around baby's neck or early separation of placenta. It is best to see your OB doc and get checked to make sure baby is okay. ...Read more

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My period started six days earlier and lasted three days longer with severe back pain i took the morning after pill is this normal or am i pregnant?

My period started six days earlier and lasted three days longer with severe back pain i took the morning after pill is this normal or am i pregnant?

You are not Pregnant: Having bleeding is the physical proof that you are not pregnant. Now, one of the possibilities is that you did get pregnant but had an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant and yet to go to obgyn. can i do prenatal yoga i am having severe back pain followed by leg pain what should i do now?

I am 6 weeks pregnant and yet to go to obgyn. can i do prenatal yoga i am having severe back pain followed by leg pain what should i do now?

Prenatal Yoga: Although prenatal yoga is very safe - if you are in severe pain then I recommend that you be medically cleared by your obstetrician before you begin prenatal yoga classes. ...Read more

Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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