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Is kidney pain always an early sign of pregnancy?

Is kidney pain always an early sign of pregnancy?

Backache is possible: But specific kidney pain is not a pregnancy sx. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia ; gagging more easily. ...Read more

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Lower back pain in early pregnancy mean anything?

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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I feeling pains in my lower back & hips is that an early sign of pregnancy?

I feeling pains in my lower back & hips is that an early sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...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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Is a dull lower back pain on one side cause for concern in early pregnancy?

Probably not: Back pain is very common in pregnancy. I would be concerned if you develop numbness, tingling, weakness, bleeding. Ice, rest, changing positions and light physical therapy can all be helpful. ...Read more

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I have sever lower back pain all the time. Some days it's not as bad, but majority of the time it hurts. Could early pregnancy cause that?

I have sever lower back pain all the time. Some days it's not as bad, but majority of the time it hurts. Could early pregnancy cause that?

Causes of back pain: It is common to have back pain during pregnancy. It is because of 1. Baby is growing. 2. You are gaining weight -backstrain on your spine which cause back pain3. Muscle separation from each other making them weak -back pain4. Hormonal changes 5, Stress from pregnancy. Exercise, walking daily, heat and cold application to your back and appropriate posture do help your backpain. If no improvemrt, cons ...Read more

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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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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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Dr. Is bad lower back pain a very early symptom of pregnancy? At 12 dpo. It hurts me well. Trying for a baby from last 4 months.

Dr. Is bad lower back pain a very early symptom of pregnancy? At 12 dpo. It hurts me well. Trying for a baby from last 4 months.

No: Low back pain is not typically a sign of pregnancy. Best sign of pregnancy is a missed period and a positive home pregnancy test. If you're trying, take a test, they are very accurate and you'll have your answer in minutes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is navel pain, and sharp pains in lower stomach and lower back all a sign of early pregnancy?

Possible but...: Many things could cause some cramping in the lower abdomen.

If you are more than 2 week late check a pregnancy test. If the pains continue consult a physician. ...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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I had a an early heavy period 2 weeks ago and im still having cramps and lower back pains I took a pregnancy test and it can back negative what's wrong?

Painful periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more

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I have white lotion like discharge (no smell), with lower back pains, but there's about 19 days left till my next period, is this early signs of pregnancy or should I be concerned?

I have white lotion like discharge (no smell), with lower back pains, but there's about 19 days left till my next period, is this early signs of pregnancy or should I be concerned?

Timing: Timing is off for pregnancy. However if you were to miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test. Most pregnancy symptoms don't begin until a period has been missed. Take care. ...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 lower back pain a normal sign of early pregnancy? I'm 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

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Can lower back and legs aching be a symptom of early pregnancy? Legs feel like they are throbbing when laying down at night

Can lower back and legs aching be a symptom of early pregnancy? Legs feel like they are throbbing when laying down at night

Possibly: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. These usuallly turn positive when you're about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is yoga recommended / safe at early pregnancy for lower back pain? I had some spotting over the weekend.... Also I am trying to avoid tylenol (acetaminophen).

Is yoga recommended / safe at early pregnancy for lower back pain? I had some spotting over the weekend.... Also I am trying to avoid tylenol (acetaminophen).

Yoga in pregnancy: You should be evaluated for spotting. Yoga in general is safe for women with early pregnancy. Taking a prenatal yoga class helps you to breathe deeply, relaxing your mind and body. If you are taking a regular yoga class, which can be physically demanding, your instructor should be aware of your pregnancy. May want to avoid poses on your ab or back that could reduce blood flow to the uterus. ...Read more

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Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

If you have taken a: Pregnancy test that is (-) 3 weeks out, then you are not likely to be pregnant. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or >. ...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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Been feeling really tired, sick, sore lower back, headachs, dizzy & milky white discharge. Is this a early pregnancy sign?

Been feeling really tired, sick, sore lower back, headachs, dizzy & milky white discharge. Is this a early pregnancy sign?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, bloating at night, heartburn in the morning. Too early to test for pregnancy (only 9 dpo). What posibly cause this other than pregnan?

Lower back pain, bloating at night, heartburn in the morning. Too early to test for pregnancy (only 9 dpo). What posibly cause this other than pregnan?

Hormones: Unfortunately, the hormones of pregnancy and the hormones that are increased just before one's period often have some of the same effects, making lots of women feel confused about what is going on in their bodies. You are right that it's likely too early to test, but 10 days post ovulation can sometimes give a positive, so if you're curious, there's no harm in an otc test. Good luck! ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6days early. I've had a lot of back pain, lower back pain. Emotional, tired and heavy breast. Signs of pregnancy?

Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6days early. I've had a lot of back pain, lower back pain. Emotional, tired and heavy breast. Signs of pregnancy?

Might be: Try hpt, it's not impossible. If (-), then should see dr for good history/exam to see if other condition (endocrine/infectious/psych/other) causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Period started 2days early then stopped. Nauseated fatigue, dizzy, lower bAck pain some cramps took a pregnancy test b4 2day period negative. Could I b pregnant?

Period started 2days early then stopped. Nauseated fatigue, dizzy, lower bAck pain some cramps took a pregnancy test b4 2day period negative. Could I b pregnant?

Pregnancy: Implantation bleeding sometimes can mimic a light period. A urinary pregnancy test is usually not positive for 3-4 days after ovulation/fertilization and could be negative. Also if the urine is dilute the test can be negative. If your symptoms persist get a blood pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I been having sore breast, right lower cramps in my abdomin, and some lower back pains on my left side. Could this be signs if early pregnancy. My period is not due until the 24 of May. And I have been sexual active within the past two weeks?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back and abdomen. About 4 weeks pregnant. No sign of pregnancy in uterus. Er doctor thinks possible ectopic? Could I just be to early?

Yes to both: It might be ectopic, or it might be early, at this point you can't be sure. See your OB asap for further evaluation and advice; ectopic pregnancies can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 5 days ago. Period not due for a week. Cramps, gas, lower back pain, peeing more frequently. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

Unprotected sex 5 days ago. Period not due for a week. Cramps, gas, lower back pain, peeing more frequently. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

No: You do not have symptoms this early even you have conceived. Wait for your period to come, if it does not, do a pregnancy test 2 weeks from the unprotected sex.
It is no longer helpful to take morning after pill. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6days early. Are lower back ache, cramp in stomach, mood swings, full breast and direah symptom of pregnancy?

Unprotected sex 3weeks ago. Period came 6days early. Are lower back ache, cramp in stomach, mood swings, full breast and direah symptom of pregnancy?

Possobly: Only one way to tell. Go to your local pharmacy and buy a pregnancy test. They are just as good as the ones we use in the er. ...Read more

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How do you know the difference from have a kidney pain or a pregnancy?

Pain location: Kidney pain is located in the flank, deep to lower ribs in the back. Pain can radiate round to front with kidney stone that gets stuck in lower ureter. Either can be associated with blood in urine or stone history.Pregnancy normally not associated with pain, however tubal pregnancy can cause excrutiating pain in low abdomen, if present occurs about 6 weeks into pregnancy & thus after a missed period ...Read more

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Hello. I am wondering if pain in the lower back (kidney area) can be a symptom of pregnancy?

Yes but: You would likely have many other signs of pregnancy long before you get a back pain from it. In the later stage of pregnancy, especially when the fetus was large, back pain in not uncommon. ...Read more

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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


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more