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How do I manage back pain in my pregnancy if ptl?

How do I manage back pain in my pregnancy if ptl?

Work with your ob: Your obstetrician knows the severity of the ptl and the specifics of your situation. You OB may let you use medication for pain. Probably heating pads or cooling pads will be okay. Exercise is great for back pain, but may not be good for your baby. Your OB may allow gentle physical therapy. Any treatment should be approved by your ob. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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My stomach is rounder at the bottom I have severe lower back pain but all the symptoms or pregnancy but negative tests? Need help

My stomach is rounder at the bottom I have severe lower back pain but all the symptoms or pregnancy but negative tests? Need help

Not pregnant: If your pregnancy tests are repeatedly negative then you are not pregnant and the symptoms you are experiencing are from something else. If you back pain is truly severe then you should see your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain in early pregnancy mean anything?

Maybe: Low back pain in early pregnancy is very common. It does not mean that miscariage is eminent. If symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my lower back and abdomen a week before period?

Ibuprofen Rx: If it is premenstrual cramping, ibuprofen Rx will help to abate the discomfort. If it is something other than that, a GYN MD visit is necessary to sort out why. ...Read more

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What to do for lower back pain while pregnant?

A few options: The low back pain is classically caused by the growing abdomen putting strain on the lumbar spine, and the ligaments of the uterus stretching. Massage and mild water aerobics can be beneficial for low back pain during pregnancy. Another option is the use of a "trochanteric belt;" you can search for this term in a search engine and find a few results. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back and abdomen. About 4 weeks pregnant. No sign of pregnancy in uterus. Er doctor thinks possible ectopic? Could I just be to early?

Pain in lower back and abdomen. About 4 weeks pregnant. No sign of pregnancy in uterus. Er doctor thinks possible ectopic? Could I just be to early?

Yes to both: It might be ectopic, or it might be early, at this point you can't be sure. See your OB asap for further evaluation and advice; ectopic pregnancies can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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What to do for back pain in 33 weeks pregnant?

What to do for back pain in 33 weeks pregnant?

Sleep : On your left side (vice your back). You can talk with your obstetrician about options like massage or acupuncture. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and early pregnancy mean aborting?

Not necessarily: Low back pain is common in early pregnancy and does not mean that miscarriage is coming. If it persistes, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Is it possible that you can go into early labor with little or no pain? I've been having cramp like pains in my pelvis and lower back. What should I do

Is it possible that you can go into early labor with little or no pain? I've been having cramp like pains in my pelvis and lower back. What should I do

Possibly: Early labor may not be too painful, but often neither are braxton-hicks contractions (so i'm told). You should discuss this with your OB (can start w/phone call), might want you checked more formally, or might be able to identify by experience. ...Read more

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At 27 weeks pregnant I feel my baby real low in my pelvic area and back pain but I don't wanna go to the hospital and get sent home ?

At 27 weeks pregnant I feel my baby real low in my pelvic area and back pain but I don't wanna go to the hospital and get sent home ?

Please go: Being sent home is nothing compared to having a premature baby. You're right its probably not active labor but it could be. It also could be a urinary tract infection which makes it worth the trip. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Vulva pain and bad cramps early in pregnancy. Do I see fertility or high-risk doctor?

Causes 4 cramps/pain: Cramping and pain in pregnancy can come from several things from bladder infection to early labor. It is usually best to first contact one's general OB provider when they occur. Problems can be assessed and put into perspective given the patient's medical history and status. Referral to a subspecialist can then be made if needed. Thanks for asking @drpam. ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have lower back pain that is exactly the same as when i get low back pain from a menstrual period. Is it miscarriage ?

I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have lower back pain that is exactly the same as when i get low back pain from a menstrual period. Is it miscarriage ?

Pregnancy/back pain: Back pain is common with pregnancy. There is a rapid and significant change in hormones in the first trimester that can lead to changes in the tension or laxity of the muscles and tendons of the pelvis. Check with your obstetrician for reassurance that you are not having a miscarriage. ...Read more

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Low back pain and early pregnancy have me worried?

See your doctor: If your experiencing pain to the point that it concerns you, you should see your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have lower right back pain today and i am going for urine many times.no pain or blood in urine.this is first time right back lower pain.give advise?

Get checked: If you are urinating much more frequently than usual and have lower back pain it is possible that you have an infection or a kidney stone. See a doctor to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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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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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