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High Heels And Pregnant
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
Yes,: It is not just back health, but high heels in late pregnancy make for a very unable "platform" for a pregnant woman to walk causing balance losses and falls with injury to developing fetus'. A protruding pregnant abdomen increases the lower back curve of teh spine(lordosis) and high non-stable heels will also cause "back pain". ...Read more
I want to know if safe to wear high heels shoes during early pregnancy when I go out I always worn high heels shoes is safe during pregnancy? Thanks
10 weeks pregnant. I am high risk due to a large blood clot in my left leg in my groin. Im on lovenox (enoxaparin) 2x a day. Is it ok to be sexually active?
I have a broken shinbone it hurts to elevate my leg but it's really swollen. My orthopedic said he wanted it elevated but it hurts worse when i do. I'm almost 6 month pregnant so the swelling worries me. Any tips or ideas?
Be checked: If your tibia is broken and it is really swollen and it hurts worse when it is elevated, I would make sure your surgeon is aware. When a leg gets really swollen it can cause a compartment symdrome in which the pressure from the swelling is greater than the pressure of the arterial inflow and in that case the pain and the condition would be worse with elevation. ...Read more
I am 7 1/2 months pregnant and have recently noticed a vibrating sensation in my left heel...What would cause this?
Nerve related: Pregnancy can cause low back pain which in turn can cause the vibration symptoms you are speaking of, or, pregnancy, can also cause lower extremity swelling. Swelling in turn can cause pressure on nerves, which can produce the sensations you are feeling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 months post pregnant and I am pretty sure I have a heel spur. What are some non surgical ways to help heal the area. It is pretty painful?
Bare-foot N pregnant: As your belly enlarges and center of gravity changes, wearing high heels may predispose you to falling. Also, likely you will get some swelling of feet toward the end, wearing heel may not be comfortable. Early in pregnancy should not be a problem and most working mothers do so as career people often wear high-heels for work. Congrats on your pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on the type of high heels, genetics, and amount of wear on your feet. Standard advice is to always bring a pair of supportive shoes to change into later. Pregnancy adds a lot of weight in a short period of time so your feet may swell or widen, but wearing heels before is not directly related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 11 weeks and 3 days pregnant and have been having severe leg pains. Is this normal? It's been happening for about 2 weeks now.
What did your OB say: If you have had them for 2 weeks you should have already seen your ob, could be leg cramps for decreased potassium or calcium, could be from varicose veins , something else you need an exam and your do can order a dopler ultrasound to make sure no blood clots in your legs but would be uncommon to have them in both legs. ...Read more
I have been active in sex with my hb but i find it difficult to get pregnant and i have pain in my left side to my leg is it normal?
EVALUATION: More information is needed to help you in this case, Please see a physician as these may be two separate issues. ...Read more