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Doctor insights on: 37 Weeks Pregnant Pain In Pelvic Area

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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 37 weeks pregnant and having pain in the pelvis area. What can I do to alleviate this?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and having pain in the pelvis area. What can I do to alleviate this?

Please discuss with : Your obgyn, could be from many reasons, could be pubic symphysis separation or other causes, if it is not harming baby or causing any problems with you besides having the pain, if u were my pt , would offer to induce u at 39 weeks as most likely pain will not go away until after u deliver a large study showed the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks I do many successful inductions at 39-40 wks. ...Read more

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and having a lot pain in pelvis area when I am lying or try to stand having lying down, lost mucus plug 2 days ago. Explain?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and having a lot pain in pelvis area when I am lying or try to stand having lying down, lost mucus plug 2 days ago. Explain?

Normal Changes : Early labor or late pregnancy, one of the changes that occurs as your infant drops is the loosening of the pelvic girdle. One of the hormones produced in pregnancy allows this to happen otherwise it would be very difficult to have vaginal deliveries. If the pain is severe, get checked to make sure you're not in labor, try a support garment and hang in there; so far it sounds normal. Take care. ...Read more

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Significance of low co2 (17mEq/l) and high anion gap (19mEq/l) in late (37 weeks) pregnancy? All other tests in metabolic panel within normal limits.

Significance of low co2 (17mEq/l) and high anion gap (19mEq/l) in late (37 weeks) pregnancy? All other tests in metabolic panel within normal limits.

Reason for checking: I suppose the answer would vary depending on why it was checked. If there were certain symptoms or problems then the tests need to be analyzed in that context. Simply looking at only these numbers with no context they do not appear particularly abnormal for the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. The doctor who ordered them will be in the best position to interpret them. ...Read more

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Due to gall stones in neck position 9mm size with 37 weeks pregnancy. How to reduce sgot sgpt levels to perform cesarean as billirubin is ok?

Due to gall stones in neck position 9mm size with 37 weeks pregnancy. How to reduce sgot sgpt levels to perform cesarean as billirubin is ok?

Quoting merck: "Gallstones appear to be more common during pregnancy. Pregnant women who develop gallstones are closely monitored. If a gallstone blocks the gallbladder or causes an infection, surgery may be necessary. This surgery is usually safe for pregnant women and the fetus." http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/pregnancy-complicated-by-disease/liver-and-gallbladder-disorders-during-pregn ...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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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, hypermobile & stretching SIJ ligaments. Stabilization via SIJ belt often helpful. Ask Obstetrician to evaliiate ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and I have been having pelvic and rectum pressure for 2 days now. Is this normal?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and I have been having pelvic and rectum pressure for 2 days now.  Is this normal?

Yes: That is quite common this late in pregnancy. If you start having contractions, bleeding, or think your water broke you should go to the hospital. ...Read more