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I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side ovary also cramps should I concern?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side ovary also cramps should I concern?

Yes: Anytime you are this early pregnant and have significant unilateral pelvic pain you must rule out ectopic pregnancy. Likely related to CL cyst but need pelvic ultrasound to verify intrauterine pregnancy first. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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5 weeks pregnant and light cramps and low back pain. Should I be concerned? Nothing horrible in pain...

5 weeks pregnant and light cramps and low back pain. Should I be concerned? Nothing horrible in pain...

Check with your doc: While it may not be anything serious your best bet is to speak with your OB/GYN doctor and let them know what's happening. They may want to run some tests and make sure you don't have something like a urinary tract infection or that there may be something else going on but they should be aware of. ...Read more

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Real bad head ache and 5 weeks pregnant lower back pain and cramping and blood clots the size of golf balls?

Real bad head ache and 5 weeks pregnant lower back pain and cramping and blood clots the size of golf balls?

Bleeding pregnant: You maybe miscarrying call you doctor or go to ER today as soon as possible as you can get very weak from blood loss and may be losing a lot and may need IV fluids. Go to ER now. ...Read more

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I am 4weeks and five day pregnant have back pain and cramping is this normal I am also 38 years old.?

I am 4weeks and five day pregnant have back pain and cramping is this normal I am also 38 years old.?

Difficult to say: Cramping and even a little spotting can be normal in early pregnancy especially around the time of your missed period. If you start having bleeding resembling a heavy period, go see your family doctor or your OB/Gyn, as this could be a sign of a miscarriage or a misplaced (ectopic) pregnancy. If the pain is becoming intense get seen quickly (i.e. ER) as an ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening ...Read more

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Cramps back pain tender breast and spotted on dec 25 and dec 26 for five minutes have mood swings and I have taken pregnancy test but negative pregnant?

Cramps back pain tender breast and spotted on dec 25 and dec 26 for five minutes have mood swings and I have taken pregnancy test but negative pregnant?

Did you miss a: Period? It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. You may wish to repeat the test in 4-5 days. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower back pain at 5 weeks pregnant?

Is it normal to have lower back pain at 5 weeks pregnant?

Mild cramping might: Occur but also it might take a while to have classic pregnancy symptoms. Your clinical findings states that you don't know if you are pregnant. If you have missed your period - would go ahead and take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a normal sign of early pregnancy? I'm almost 5 weeks pregnant.

Is lower back pain a normal sign of early pregnancy? I'm almost 5 weeks pregnant.

Back pain: Yes. Rapid hormonal changes cause the ligaments and tendons of the lower back to relax and can lead to pain. Core muscle exercises will strengthen stomach and back muscles to help reduce the back pain. Discuss with your obstetrician the best options for treatment of the back pain. ...Read more

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I have constant burning lower back pain at 5 weeks pregnant it's been there for about a week is this possible miscarage?

Not likely but: Not impossible. It would be unusual, cramping and bleeding is much more common. If it continues to bother you, please see a doctor who can check you out, and good wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side should I concern?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant havering extreme lower left back pain. Only left side should I concern?

Yes!: You should have this checked out. Pain on one side in early pregnancy can be something serious like an ectopic pregnancy or an ovarian cyst. In the end, it might be nothing serious but it would be best to see your Ob about it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower back soreness at 5 weeks pregnant? My hcg is at a 565.5 and that is 3 hcg tests in. Its not the back pain Ihad when miscary

Is it normal to have lower back soreness at 5 weeks pregnant? My hcg is at a 565.5 and that is 3 hcg tests in. Its not the back pain Ihad when miscary

See below: Back soreness is a common condition and it may not be related to your pregnancy. Five week pregnancy should not cause a sore back.
Wish you the best. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and I am having lower back pain and pain on my left side near my hip bone I have brown spots in my underwear but none when I?

I am 5 weeks pregnant and I am having lower back pain and pain on my left side near my hip bone I have brown spots in my underwear but none when I?

SIJ?: 30y pregnant has low back & "hip bone" pain & evaluation for urinary tract infection might be warranted. Absent UTI, loosening of a sacroiliac joint might be occurring; caused by hormone Relaxin affecting pelvic girdle ligaments to prepare the pelvic birth canal for the birthing process. See comments: ...Read more

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21/fm never been pregnant. IUD one string feels longer, lower cramping and back pain started july4th. Doesn't feel like period pain. How urgent is this?

Gyn exam: Schedule a visit with an Obgyn to have your IUD checked. At that time your doctor can investigate other causes of pelvic pain ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and having periodic light spotting, cramping, and back pain. Could this be the start of active labor?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and having periodic light spotting, cramping, and back pain. Could this be the start of active labor?

Could be: Almost all OB docs, midwives, family docs doing OB have an answering service for these questions and its very important to discuss these symptoms with your OB provider tonight if at all possible. Call the office and see if it goes to the answering service or gives instructions on how to reach your OB or the on call physician ...Read more

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6weeks pregnant Diagnosed with threatened miscarriage because of cramping and back pain baby has heartbeat what are the chances of healthy pregnancy?

6weeks pregnant Diagnosed with threatened miscarriage because of cramping and back pain baby has heartbeat what are the chances of healthy pregnancy?

We can not predict: Unfortunately we can not predict which threatened miscarriages will be fine and which will miscarry. Bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. It appears you have a doctor who is taking good care of you. Keep your follow up appointments to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

1-2 weeks: Waiting 1-2 weeks after a missed peirod is the most reliable, but if it is positve earlier you can count on it, but you need to wait longer to believe a negative test since ovulation can occur later than predicted and hormone levels have to be at a certain level for the test to be positive ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant. I'm on implanon myperiod was 8dys late when I got it it was short and I still have sore breast, cramping and back pain?

Can I be pregnant. I'm on implanon myperiod was 8dys late when I got it it was short and I still have sore breast, cramping and back pain?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. It seems highly unlikely since your on implanon. ...Read more

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Are cramps and back pain common on early pregnancy?

Yes: They can occur. What you want to look for is associated bleeding. Keep on mind that early pregnancy can have some spotting during implantation of embryo. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and cramps I also am bloated could I be pregnant?

Lower back pain and cramps I also am bloated could I be pregnant?

Hard to guess, but: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks pregnant and getting a lot of cramp pain and back pain?

Low back pain cramps: You have had 2 live births. How did you do at 4 weeks in your first two pregnancies. If this discomfort is abnormal to you, call your provider to get checked out. ...Read more

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Why am I having lower back pain and cramping. At 6 months pregnant?

Why am I having lower back pain and cramping. At 6 months pregnant?

SI joint: Sacro iliac joint dysfunction is a very common source of LBP in pregnancy. Of course, ask your OB to rule out urine infection or other cause. If other cause not found, then ask for referral to PT who treats pregnancy for manipulation, external modalities, or an SI belt ...Read more

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I am 34 + 3 days pregnant with twins and cramping with diarreah and back pain?

I am 34 + 3 days pregnant with twins and cramping with diarreah and back pain?

34 weeks - call OB!: Cramping, diarrhea, and back pain may be signs of early labor. You have a greater risk of premature labor with twins. If you are in labor, it may be important to try to stop it. Stop reading healthtap and call your OB now. Lgromkomd. ...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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Am I pregnant I don't know coz am not having the pregnancy symptoms only waist pain n back pain n cramps?

Am I pregnant I don't know coz am not having the pregnancy symptoms only waist pain n back pain n cramps?

The only way: To know for sure is with a home pregnancy test. However, don't usually anticipate pain really early on with pregnancy. ...Read more

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I m 8 days late for my cycle I been having serve back pain cramping time to time not much I took a hpt came back negative can I be pregnant?

I m 8 days late for my cycle I been having serve back pain cramping time to time not much I took a hpt came back negative can I be pregnant?

Possible: See your gyn for blood preg test and your gyn can do an ultrasound to r/o ovarian cysts, fibroids and other potential causes of pain. ...Read more

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I just found out today im pregnant. For about a week I've had bad back pain and cramps. Could that be a sign of miscarriage? Or is it nornal?

I just found out today im pregnant. For about a week I've had bad back pain and cramps. Could that be a sign of miscarriage? Or is it nornal?

Prenatal care: Pregnancy can be a scary time. This is part of the value in havnig a doctor to help guide you through the process and address your concerns. Most women experience some cramping in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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