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37 weeks pregnant, lower back pain, should I be concerned?

37 weeks pregnant, lower back pain, should I be concerned?

Not uncommon: At 37 weeks there is a lot of demand on the low back and low back discomfort is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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37 weeks pregnant lower back pain what does this mean?

37 weeks pregnant lower back pain what does this mean?

Common: It can mean anything from muscle spasms to early labor. Keep your doctor up to date with what's going on. ...Read more

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Im 37 weeks pregnant i feel lower back pain and a lot of pressure on my vagina what should I do?

Im 37 weeks pregnant i feel lower back pain and a lot of pressure on my vagina what should I do?

See OB: At this point in pregnancy you are close to delivery. I would discuss this with my OB and be seen if they deem it necessary. ...Read more

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37 weeks pregnant very watery discharge lower back pain and abdominal pain for a week have to change underwear due to the watery discharge ?

37 weeks pregnant very watery discharge lower back pain and abdominal pain for a week have to change underwear due to the watery discharge ?

Immediate evaluation: See your doctor immediately. If you have ruptured your membranes you need to seek immediate medical attention as infection can track upwards to affect the baby and yourself. You would be evaluated for other things as well that can adversely affect you or the baby ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and have sharp shooting pains in my vagina and lower back pain what does that mean? My vagina feels crampy n i get the sharp pains when the baby moves

This : This is nearly impossible to answer without examining you. Many women have pain during pregnancy, but there are lots of different reasons why. First, you might be having contractions and going into labor. If you are not in labor, the weight of the baby is certainly putting your low back under stress. Massage during pregnancy is recommended to help relieve some of these aches and pains. Other causes would also need a doctor's exam to determine: hemorrhoids, varicose veins, sciatica, and osteitis pubis (pubic symphysitis). For answers to more of your pregnancy questions, see our website and click on patient forms and handouts: www.Uwmedicine.Org\obstetrics. ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and my feet started swollen and am having bad headaches and lower back pain. What is it?

Normal with resevati: Lower back pain at 37 weeks, gestation is quite common and is not a danger. Swollen feet are also common, but when accompanied by frequent headaches raises a suspicion for preeclampsia. If there are also visual disturbances, flashing lights, spots, then it must be ruled out. Blood pressure elevations and protein in the urine can confirm it. ...Read more

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37 weeks pregnant, strong regular period pain, lower back pain, vomiting, sore breasts and diarrhea - what could this be?

37 weeks pregnant, strong regular period pain, lower back pain, vomiting, sore breasts and diarrhea - what could this be?

See Your Doctor Now!: This could be labor, so see your provider now. You could also have a syndrome that could be harmful for you and your baby or simply gastroenteritis. Get it checked out today! ...Read more

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i am 37 weeks pregnant, my lower back is in pain, also have slight pain on pelvis and feel some pressure, also getting sharp pain in vagina, help?

 i am 37 weeks pregnant, my lower back is in pain, also have slight pain on pelvis and feel some pressure, also getting sharp pain in vagina, help?

Pelvic ligaments: Back & mid-pelvic pain w. 37 week pregnancy from pelvic ligaments mechanically stressed & loosened by hormone Relaxin; pelvis prepares for birth canal expansion. Pre-sacral plexus overlies ventral sacroiliac joint (SIJ) sulcus. SIJ pain can refer to mid-pelvis. SIJ subluxation evokes symphysis pubis joint torsion & pain in anterior-inferior pelvis. Consult Obstetrician. Perhaps SIJ belt indicated. ...Read more

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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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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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