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Is there any pain reliever for back pain for scoliosis for pregnant woman. I mean those we can maintain daily which for severe pain which can't harm?

Is there any pain reliever for back pain for scoliosis for pregnant woman. I mean those we can maintain daily which for severe pain which can't harm?

Appliance: Pregnant 24yo w. "severe" back pain & scoliosis seeks relief. Loose-ligament joints sublux. Sacroiliac joint, SIJ, subluxation attends pregnancy in women w. Hypermobility Syndrome & Andry Vleeming's studies have demonstrated that SIJ belts relieve back pain in pregnant women. Women w. Hypermobility Syndrome commonly have functional scoliosis that is present standing & absent prone. Gravity Rules! ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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30 y/o female. low back pain. palpable mass in right lower side of back. pain with sex. recent auto accident. no STIs/pregnancy?

30 y/o female. low back pain. palpable mass in right lower side of back. pain with sex. recent auto accident. no STIs/pregnancy?

Risk factors for STD: hi Anna ... I hope you will find my answer helpful. 1. Only risk factor in my mind for std and pregnancy is having sexual intercourse. So I would check it if you come see me. This is to cover all basics. 2. More likely, you back pain and sexual pain is related to musculoskeletal problem from recent auto accident. You are describing mass. This concerns me but likely spasm. ...Read more

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Severe low back pain, vomiting, no kidney stones. Feels like back labor, not pregnant. 29y/o female.

Severe low back pain, vomiting, no kidney stones. Feels like back labor, not pregnant. 29y/o female.

Infection: This may well be a kidney infection. Need to see your local ER or urgicenter. This may affect the health of your kidney. This severe back pain may be muscular but must be considered otherwise for now. Muscular back pain does not usually cause vomiting. ...Read more

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When I neared the end of my pregnancy I got debilitating sciatica nerve pain. What causes that? I am terrified of experiencing that type of pain again

When I neared the end of my pregnancy I got debilitating sciatica nerve pain. What causes that? I am terrified of experiencing that type of pain again

Common in pregnancy: L4/L5 level of the lumbar spine is particularly vulnerable in pregnancy due to mechanical issues such as joint laxity, altered posture, muscle weakness or connective tissue fluid retention. These physiologic changes can irritate and inflame the vertebral facet joints putting pressure on the sciatic nerve which is derived from several spinal nerves, most notably L4 and L5. ...Read more

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Had sciatica pain during last 2 weeks pregnancy. Thought it would be gone post delivery & it's not. How long til pain subsides & what to do for relief?

Should have already : If you're still having pain after the delivery of your child, than this should be looked into. Sciatic pain from pregnancy usually resolves. However if the pain continues i would recommend having a formal work up which would include physical examination, x-rays and mri. ...Read more

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Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Yes.: Sciatica and other musculoskeletal pain occur in pregnancy due a number of changes that occur in the body with pregnancy. These include compression of nerves due to a number of factors eg postural changes,,fluid retention, joint laxity, etc. These changes persist for some time into the postpartum period. Hence, we can see these problems both antepartum and postpartum. ...Read more

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Can my sciatica be acting up even though I'm only 4 weeks pregnant?

Can my sciatica be acting up even though I'm only 4 weeks pregnant?

Oh you bet.: The hormone soft times up but they do not correct arthritic sciatica and certainly do not improve disc disease. Treat your back problem with weight control and exercise as if the baby was not on the way. Brace your back in the last trimester if needed, ...Read more

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Does exercise make sciatica or posterior pelvic pain worse when pregnant?

Hard to Say: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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I just found out I have sciatica and herniated disc, but I want to get pregnant. Is it possible?

Yes its possible: You need to discuss with your OB/Gyn on how to deal with the sciatica while your are pregnant. If you can I would get the sciatica under control first before getting pregnant as the rigors on the body will be better tolerated. ...Read more

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What causes sciatica during pregnancy?

What causes sciatica during pregnancy?

Pressure: There are a few causes of sciatica during pregnancy- among these are pressure on the lumbar plexus of nerves by the uterus/baby, increased pressure on the disks from increased weight in pregnancy, or simply increased stress on the piriformis muscle imitating sciatica. There are a few more but these are some of the more common ones. ...Read more

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I just found out today my wife is pregnant.  she's having lower back pain and not for sure if she can take an OTC pain reliever. Can she?

I just found out today my wife is pregnant.  she's having lower back pain and not for sure if she can take an OTC pain reliever. Can she?

Acetaminophen is OK: Acetaminophen (commonly referred to by the brand name, tylenol (acetaminophen)) is safe to use in pregnancy for common aches and pains. The maximum daily dose would be 1000mg four times-a-day (equivalent to 2 extra-strength tylenol (acetaminophen) tablets 4 times-a-day). ...Read more

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I have sciatica and im 36 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child.is it safe to deliver now? Had 2 c sections

I have sciatica and im 36 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child.is it safe to deliver now? Had 2 c sections

Generally No: Current standards are that delivery by C-section for non-emergent medically stable women be no sooner than 39 weeks. Wether your medical conditions warrants early delivery is between you and your Obstetrician. ...Read more

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I have sciatica in my right hip/thigh. And I am currently 16 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Is there any medicine i can take to aleviate the pain?

I have sciatica in my right hip/thigh. And I am currently 16 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Is there any medicine i can take to aleviate the pain?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this issue. ...Read more

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I have sciatica and I'm 37weeks pregnant, lately my lower back pain I went to labor and delivery Saturday and was told I'm 2cm and 80% effected?

I have sciatica and I'm 37weeks pregnant, lately my lower back pain I went to labor and delivery Saturday and was told I'm 2cm and 80% effected?

Yes: It is very common to develop back pain during pregnancy or from delivery of baby. If it doesn't resolve, i would consider MRI evaluation after delivery to see what can be done to relieve the pain. Most times after delivery the extra weight and compression on the spine is reduced enough that the pain goes away. ...Read more

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Can't take the pain so taking meloxicam 15mg daily for my scoliosis for 3 yrs nw. tryng to conceive what pain reliever to use specialy when pregnant ?

Can't take the pain so taking meloxicam 15mg daily for my scoliosis for 3 yrs nw. tryng to conceive what pain reliever to use specialy when pregnant ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): is safe for most women to take during pregnancy. Make sure to increase your fluid intake. Always ask your ob-gyn if you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any other medications. ...Read more

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15 weks pregnant last 3 nights at 9 30 my legs get restless and achey. What could cause this? I have been having sciatica symptoms in both legs lately

15 weks pregnant last 3 nights at 9 30 my legs get restless and achey. What could cause this? I have been having sciatica symptoms in both legs lately

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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If endometriosis is the sorce of my sciatica should I stop taking bc pill? Only been taking for 1 mth for ovarian cysts not pregnancy prevention.

If endometriosis is the sorce of my sciatica should I stop taking bc pill? Only been taking for 1 mth for ovarian cysts not pregnancy prevention.

More evaluation: No. If endometriosis causes that pain you have a significant problem. You need to be evaluated for any endometriosis cysts and any fibroids that may be pressing in that region. If you stop hormones your may may get worse. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

A condition that results in pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more