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Is lower back pain a normal sign of early pregnancy? Im almost 5 weeks pregnant.

Is lower back pain a normal sign of early pregnancy? Im almost 5 weeks pregnant.

Back pain: Yes. Rapid hormonal changes cause the ligaments and tendons of the lower back to relax and can lead to pain. Core muscle exercises will strengthen stomach and back muscles to help reduce the back pain. Discuss with your obstetrician the best options for treatment of the back pain. ...Read more

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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Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Possibly : Or a back strain or kidney infection or menstrual cramping. It's too common a symptom to chalk up to pregnancy automatically. Take a pregnancy test and see! ...Read more

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I'm 11 days before my period should start i have been having cramps and lower back pain and bloating. Are these signs of early pregnancy?

I'm 11 days before my period should start i have been having cramps and lower back pain and bloating. Are these signs of early pregnancy?

It could be, or it: could more likely be signs of ovulation. Every woman ovulates at different times-these ovulation signs are called mittleschmerz. Wait and see if you miss your period or it is abnormal-then check a pregnancy test ...Read more

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Is low back pain sign of PMS or early pregnancy?

Is low back pain sign of PMS or early pregnancy?

It could occur with: Either or you might just have pain from a purely musculoskeletal cause. Take care. ...Read more

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How bad is low back pain in early pregnancy ?

Minimal: Low back pain in pregnancy is usually a problem in late pregnancy when the size of the baby causes a shift in the mother's posture (belly out; lower back more curved than usual) that puts a strain on the muscles of the lower back. Some women feel beginning labor in the back but that has adifferent quality. ...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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Low back pain in early pregnancy mean miscarriage?

No not necessarily: U can have low back pain without that, your OB can do blood work and an ultrasound to make sure everything is ok or not. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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