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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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 at the of first trimester of pregnancy. I am feeling too much lower back pain. Could you please recommend what should I do?

I am at the of first trimester of pregnancy. I am feeling too much lower back pain. Could you please recommend what should I do?

Stay Calm: See your doctor to rule out a urine infection. Get an ultrasound done to make sure your pregnancy is going well. Then just rest and sleep in a fetal position. Do some back strengthening exercises when your pain eases. You can also put some ice and take some Tylenol (acetaminophen). Good Luck and feel better soon. ...Read more

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Normal to have lower back pain in first trimester?

Not commonly: Usually more so in 2nd and later in 3rd trimester. See OB gym to be sure. ...Read more

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I'm in my first trimester and am already having bad lower back pain. What are some safe ways to treat the pain and good exercises to help my back?

I'm in my first trimester and am already having bad lower back pain. What are some safe ways to treat the pain and good exercises to help my back?

Try this webpage: http://www.acog.org/~/media/for%20patients/faq115.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20121203t1539313847 this is a pamphlet put out by acog which has some helpful information. ...Read more

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More back pain in first trimester mean twins?

More back pain in first trimester mean twins?

Probably not: Your obstetrician should be able to determine if you are having twins but back pain is not a good determinant. ...Read more

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I'm in my 1st trimester and already showing as i'm quite thin. Fear i'll have very bad back pain if I'm all belly in front. Advice?

Stay active: I would recommend that you stay physically active and do gentle core building exercises. There are some good examples here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/multimedia/pregnancy-exercises/sls-20076779 ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lots of gas and back and fourth urine during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have lots of gas and back and fourth urine during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Yes it is normal. The symptoms will be much less on the second trimester as the baby starts to get bigger and move to the top part and not so much pressing the bladder- but the symptoms will come back on third trimester as the baby starts to move down. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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


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