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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and have to stay home for bed rest. I have a strong legs pain but not cramps. Is it normal at this stage of pregnancy? And what to do for the pain relief? Thank you!

I'm 25 weeks pregnant and have to stay home for bed rest. I have a strong legs pain but not cramps. Is it normal at this stage of pregnancy? And what to do for the pain relief? Thank you!

Compression stocking: You should check with your ob/gyn first of course, but medical compression stockings or even ted socks for bed rest, can improve circulation and can help prevent blood clots. This may improve or take away leg discomfort. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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Hello Doc, I missed my period by 9 days now, negative pregnancy test. but having lower back pain & extreme legs pain. please suggest.

Hello Doc, I missed my period by 9 days now, negative pregnancy test. but having lower back pain & extreme legs pain. please suggest.

Missed period: Wouldn't hurt to try another pregnancy test, just to make sure. The pain may mean that your period is about to start today. You can try a heating pad on your lower abdomen. I often recommend ibuprofen, 600 mg every 6 hrs for that kind of cramping pain. You may need to stay home today and lie down for a few hours. Good luck. ...Read more

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Iam in 5 week pregenancy I have leg pain and iam very sleepy what need i do?

Iam in 5 week pregenancy I have leg pain and iam very sleepy what need i do?

See below: Why am i having leg cramps during pregnancy? No one really knows why pregnant women get more leg cramps. It's possible that your leg muscles are tired from carrying around all of your extra weight. Or they may be aggravated by the pressure your expanding uterus puts on the blood vessels that return blood from your legs to your heart and the nerves that lead from your trunk to your legs. Leg cram. ...Read more

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Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Confirm: Most likely you are starting a period and it is simply coming at a later time. However, given your history, it is important to confirm that you are not pregnant. You may consider getting a serum pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Consists of left leg pain for a long time. Why is that?

???: Could you rephrase your question as I am unable to understand it in its present format. I think some word(s) has been left out. ...Read more

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What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?

Nerve impingement: Back pain is common and is often treated with core strengthening. However, when it is accompanied by pain radiating down a leg, it suggests lumbar nerve impingement as well. ...Read more

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How can I reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

How can I  reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Maybe Orthotics.: It sounds like you may have a biomechanical instability in your feet that is passing problems "up the kinetic chain." custom made prescription orthotics, made by a certified lab, under the recommendations of a podiatrist can help tremendously! ...Read more

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How can one reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Orthotics: Check and see if you have flatfeet. Standing on flatfeet for long periods of time can cause the symptoms you have. If you do try an over the counter arch support like spenco. If you have a hard time adapting to them you may require a custom device which a podiatrist would be able to help you with. ...Read more

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How can you reduce foot pain, leg pain, and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

How can you reduce foot pain, leg pain, and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Orthotics.: First you want good supportive shoes. You should not be able to "wring" them or fold them in half. They should only break/bend at the widest part of the shoe. A sturdy athletic shoe (not a minimalist style) will give you good support. If you're looking to beef up the shoes you already have, get a good insert or custom orthotic: you can use them to improve the shoes you already own. ...Read more

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more