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Is Hip Pain A Sign Of Early Pregnancy
No: As a pregnancy progresses and the mom's center of gravity is thrown off there can be some low back or hip pain just like carrying any heavy load around for an extended period of time can cause these symptoms but this is not a sign of pregnancy per se especially in early pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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
Get going: You will need to stay healthy and active throughout your pregnancy, and hip pain is not easy to self manage. Have your physician refer you to a musculoskeletal doctor for care of your pelvis and back. This problem is treatable. You may have to change your foot ware and your exercise routines sooner than later. Do not take over the counter medications at this stage of your pregnancy. ...Read more
No: Check a pregnancy test, this will give you the answer. ...Read more
Signs of preterm labor I'm 24 years old and 27 weeks pregnant. I think I'm having normal aches and pains of pregnancy, but need to make sure. Braxton hicks (5-6 a day) hip pain (constant) heaviness in abdomen and thighs (off and on for weeks now) sharp
All of the above symptoms you described are common at your stage of pregnancy. However, my rule of thumb for any pregnant patient is to contact your ob/gyn if you have any concerns, even the slightest. You can call your doctor's office 24/7 and there will always be someone on call to take your call.
If you have any of the following signs of preterm labor present to OB triage right away:
contractions that occur every 10 min. Or more frequently
leakage of fluid or blood from your vagina
increase in pelvic pressure
cramps (like your period)
best of luck with the rest of your pregnancy! ...Read more
Hip pain is common: During pregnancy there are three changes that can have significant impact on the hip. First is the change in activity level. Second is the change in weight and how it is carried. And third are the hormone level. All of these changes can impact the stresses around the hip and may lead to hip pain. ...Read more
Is severe hip pain normal during pregnancy and is there anything that can be done besides suffer until the baby comes out?
Is it ok to sleep slightly tilted up during pregnancy or slightly angled to to the left? I'm 22w4d with marginal previa. All left causes me hip pain
More than likely: If you have had two positive pregnancy tests. Home pregnancy tests tend to be accurate and reliable. You should be taking vitamins with Folic Acid for prevention of birth defects. Schedule an appointment to begin prenatal care as soon as possible. If your pain is significant you should be seen immediately to determine the cause. Good luck and congratulations! ...Read more
I'm 35 weeks pregnant and have had a very good pregnancy. Recently ive started getting the hip pain. My concern I have bad pain in my left side of body?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities including "sciatica" from the back, a painful SI joint, even a condition that can affect the hip known as transient osteoporosis of pregnancy. I would not hesitate to let your obstetrician know, and a good check up would be a good place to start. ...Read more
18 weeks pregnant pregnancy #2 the last few days I've been having hip pain seems worst in morning especially when I walk, what can relieve this fast?
22 weeks pregnant and have lower back and hip pain that makes it difficult to walk. Is this normal pregnancy pain?
Pregnant/back pain: You can develop sciatica from the baby depending on the baby's position But any pain should be discussed with the ob- call your ob today as you are 22 weeks and there are other issues like abruption (rare not to bleed) infection, UTI, stones that could be causing this as well. ...Read more
Had back&side pain (left), abdominal&hip pain. All since had c section 13 weeks ago, could it be related to pregnancy or recovering?
That is odd: Continued pain as you described is of some concern. You may have scar tissue. There may be some injury to the ureter (the tune from the kidney tintype bladder) which may explain the left-sided back pain though this is not that common in C-sections. Finally, it may be chronic back issues or positional problems even nerve stretching or injuries from the procedure itself though less likely. ...Read more
I have heavy and sore breasts, lower back pain, right hip pain, cramps and sleepiness. Could this be pregnancy?
Can hip pain (both), lower back and side pain, and some stomach pain be normal after pregnancy? (birth by c section. 13 weeks ago). (PAP up to date)
Worth getting check: If your c section was 13 weeks ago things should be getting back to normal by now. If you are having all of these pains in various body parts then it is worth while to get an exam done by your doctor. ...Read more
I am 9w 5d pregnant. I have terrible hip pain in both my hips and sometimes in my back. Is it too early for this to be happening? Should I worry?
No: Although you are early in your pregnancy it is not unusual to have diverse muscle and joint pain as your body adapt to the hormonal changes and growth of the fetus. Stay as active s possible; perform daily stretching exercises and communicate your concerns with your ob. Know that pregnancy is not a disease, but a normal health condition. Enjoy the miracle. ...Read more
I have hip pain and had signs of sciatica my xrays of my hip and back were negative im getting an MRI of my hip they were unsure of my problem?
Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Hip Pain: Sitting presses the ball of the hip joint forcibly into the socket. In people with arthritis, this is not uncommon. Getting up from sitting is equally or more painful due to muscle contraction necessary to straighten up the hips to allow upright standing. Younger patients may have pain if there is a cartilage tear (similar to meniscus in knee). Try otc meds, but if persistent, may need MRI & ortho. ...Read more
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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