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How long does back pain before periods generally last?

How long does back pain before periods generally last?

It varies: It does vary from person to person. If the discomfort is mild, you can use simple over the counter medications (unless your doctor told you not to), exercise regularly, and keep going. If your pain is severe (keeps you from your usual activities), see your gynecologist or pcp for a check-up. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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How long can back pain from periods last?

How long can back pain from periods last?

Intensity : Low back pain the is getting longer and more intense is always suspicious of endometriosis. A limited amount of pain that precedes your menses by a day or two and is relieved by itself by day two of your flow is often normal. Don't tough it out . If you can take an NSAID (ibuprofen or Naproxen sodium) right when the pain starts and decrease the length and pain. Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My period started six days earlier and lasted three days longer with severe back pain i took the morning after pill is this normal or am i pregnant?

My period started six days earlier and lasted three days longer with severe back pain i took the morning after pill is this normal or am i pregnant?

You are not Pregnant: Having bleeding is the physical proof that you are not pregnant. Now, one of the possibilities is that you did get pregnant but had an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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On the first day of my period, i experienced dizziness, a migraine, stomach and back pain, and nausea. How long will this last?

On the first day of my period, i experienced dizziness, a migraine, stomach and back pain, and nausea. How long will this last?

Changing hormones: This may be symptoms of your changing hormones as your body gets ready for the normal cycle. Many women have similar symptoms. For some, these symptoms become less severe as they get older. For others they do not change and may experience until menopause(age 50-60). Talk to your gyn or pcp as a birth control pill may help control the hormone cycles causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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I sit for long periods studying as a student, how do I relieve my back pain.

Back pain: You should get up every so often and stretch. A sedentary lifestyle can actually worsen the pain. That's why bedrest is never a recommended treatment for back pain and in fact has shown to worsen outcomes. ...Read more

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Back pain relief when sitting for long periods of time?

Weakness: If your pain is relieved with sitting buut worse when active begin a strenghtening program for your hips and back. If you do not see gradual improvement then you need to have a physician evaluate you. ...Read more

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How do you prevent back pain due to standing for long periods of time?

How do you prevent back pain due to standing for long periods of time?

Stretch: There are many studies on the subject of lower back pain. The majority suggest the best method of controlling chronic lower back pain is exercise to create core strength and loose weight. I also suggest daily stretching and core strength exercises. You can find these exercises at: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

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Bad upper back pain when standing for long periods of time?

Bad upper back pain when standing for long periods of time?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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