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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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Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Sometimes: Low back pain is common when women are pregnant or not pregnant. Mild low back pain is common and not concerning. Low back pain that comes and goes like contractions could be a sign of a possible miscarriage. If you have bleeding and the back pain see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and early pregnancy mean aborting?

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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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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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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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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Is pain in my lower back in 26 weeks pregnant normal or abnormal?

Very common: Low back pain is common during pregnancy. Talk to your obstitrician about options in your case. Any medication use should be approved by your ob. ...Read more

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My Lower back hurts. I am 6wks pregnant. No blood and sometimes slight cramping. Is this normal in early pregnancy?

My Lower back hurts. I am 6wks pregnant. No blood and sometimes slight cramping. Is this normal in early pregnancy?

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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Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Endometriosis: The pain you describe could be from many causes but endometriosis should be on the top of the list. See your gynecologist. Your gyn will probably try nsaids (like ibuprofen) first and if those don't work, your gyn will try birth control pills. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...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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Sharp pains in vagina early pregnancy is this normal and a little tightness around lower area? my 4th pregnancy

Sharp pains in vagina early pregnancy is this normal and a little tightness around lower area? my 4th pregnancy

Prenatal care: We can not really assess or determine the cause of pain in a specific person without an assessment. Pregnant women often complain of various pains and discomforts. It is important to see an Obgyn to confirm that all is normal. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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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


Dr. Alan Ali
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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