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Can upper back pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Can upper back pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Could lower stomach pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Could lower stomach pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Lower stomach pain: Could be anything, bowel or bladder or pelvic organ problems, a urine preg test can be done , whether + or neg i rec a pelvic ultrasound to check the pelvic organs to r/o ovarian cysts , etc. ...Read more

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Can pain in my side be a sign of pregnancy?

Can pain in my side be a sign of pregnancy?

Yes: Sometimes it's ok to have pain during pregnancy, but sometimes it's not ok to have the pain. For example, some pregnant women have a cyst called a corpus luteum cyst, and that can cause some pain. Others can have a tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, which can be life-threatening. It's imperative to be tested to see if you are pregnant, and, if pregnant, what the pain is from asap! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of lower back pain and a missed period?

Are they related: It could be a multitude of things, and perhaps not related. If you missed your period, pregnancy should be ruled out, then given your age it is possible your period is irregular due to peri menopausal symptoms. You should have regular pap smears and gyn exam to know you are cancer free. The back pain could be absolutely anything, and if you are overall healthy, don't assume it is dangerous. ...Read more

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Can chest pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Can chest pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Sort of: I would think of it more that it can be a complication of pregnancy. We don't usually diagnose pregancy because you are having chest pain. That said, various conditions related to the pregnancy could cause chest pain. Pressure from below the diaphraghm can result in various types of chest pain.. The breasts can enlarge and pull downward on the chest. Gi problems related to pregnancy can cause cp. ...Read more

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Can leg and neck pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Not normally.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Can my back pain be a result of urinary problem?

Of course: You may have an infection if you have any of these symptoms 1-you feel pain or burning when you urinate 2-you feel like you have to urinate often, but not much urine comes out when you do 3-your belly feels tender or heavy 4-your urine is cloudy or smells bad 5-you have pain on one side of your back under your ribs.This is where your kidneys are 6-you have fever and chills 7-you have nausea. ...Read more

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Can slight lower abdomen cramping and pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Can slight lower abdomen cramping and pains be a sign of pregnancy?

No: But complications of pregnancy may result in these symptoms. a host of other medical conditions may also present this way such as UTI or PID. It is important to get evaluated. A pregnancy test will definitely be done especially since you are sexually active ...Read more

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Could radiating back pain alone be a sign of labor?

Could radiating back pain alone be a sign of labor?

Yes it is possible : If you are at term for delivery date, then it could be quite possible. But it could also be false labor, "braxton hicks" labor. If it does not resolve, would recommend calling your ob/gyn doc to confirm what to do. ...Read more

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Can having a cold be a sign of pregnancy. With slight cramping. In back and abdomen?

Can having a cold be a sign of pregnancy. With slight cramping. In back and abdomen?

Unlikely.: There are many signs and symptoms of pregnancy. They include missed periods, breast tenderness, sensitivity to smells, and nausea/vomiting, fatigue, and weight gain. Cold symptoms and slight cramping are not typically signs of early pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, you could take a home pregnancy test (they are very accurate) or visit your doctor to obtain proper prenatal care. ...Read more

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Could lower back pain be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Could lower back pain be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: Most people do not have symptoms until advanced stages but if symptoms occur, they may include bloating, pain, early satiety (feeling full after a few bites) or change in urinary symptoms. So, yes back pain is a possible symptom. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a sign of strep?

Is lower back pain a sign of strep?

Back pain: All infections (virus, bacterial, fungal...) can cause symptoms of low back pain. Usually these are thought to be myalgias or muscle related pains. There is some intriguing research about bacterial infections being causative for certain chronic low back pain conditions. ...Read more

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Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Possible: It's certainly possible, especially if you have been sexually active and/or have missed a period. A pregnancy test may answer this question for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can occasional pain in both sides of my ribs be a sign of pregnancy?

Can occasional pain in both sides of my ribs be a sign of pregnancy?

Not common symptoms: Rib pain is not a common symptom of early pregnancy. More commonly, it's missing period, nausea...If you are worried about pregnancy, get tested, either over the counter kit or see your physician. ...Read more

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Could painful nipple and waist pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Could painful nipple and waist pain be a sign of pregnancy?

Just take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. They are the same tests used in a doctors 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. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Possibly : Or a back strain or kidney infection or menstrual cramping. It's too common a symptom to chalk up to pregnancy automatically. Take a pregnancy test and see! ...Read more

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What could cause breast pain besides pregnancy? Sharp pain around the sides and nipple. Could this be a sign of pregnancy? Should i be worried?

Sometimes breast : Pain can occur with pregnancy (but it is not diagnostic). Take a pregnancy test to know one way or another. Pain might occur with period, pregnancy, pms - see your physician if not resolving. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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. 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