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Is calf pain normal during pregnancy?

Is calf pain normal during pregnancy?

No: Could it happen? Yes? But it needs to be examined as calf pain could always be a DVT and pregnancy can up the risk for it. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Can i ligament stretching pain that early in pregnancy?

Can i ligament stretching pain that early in pregnancy?

How early?: Round ligament pain or stretching pain is most often felt in the second trimester. If you are having pain very early in your pregnancy seek medical advice. ...Read more

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Why is sciatic pain common during pregnancy?

Why is sciatic pain common during pregnancy?

Arched back in preg: There are many causes of back pain in pregnancy. As the abdomen protrudes people compensate with an increased back curve and poor posture. Having weak muscles in the abdomen and low back combined with tight hamstrings makes it worse. Stretching and prenatal yoga. Making friends with a local chiropractor trained in pregnancy care can help too. More info: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/?Q=node/67. ...Read more

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Can having a herniated disc during pregnancy during bleeding?

Can having a herniated disc during pregnancy during bleeding?

Herniated disc: Yes. The extra weight from the baby pulls on the tendons and ligaments of the lumbar spine and pelvis. The lumbar spine discs at the L4/5 and L5/S1 levels are particularly susceptible to herniation. The sacroiliac (SI) joints often become inflamed and painful too. These are the largest joints in the body and relax to allow the baby's head to pass through the birth canal. ...Read more

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Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

The fetus!: Your abdominal cavity is compressed, and the pressure is on your stomach. This is a not uncommon problem during pregnancy, but it is augmented by pre-existent obesity! not a serious issue! frequently eleiminated by eating less more frequently! ...Read more

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Is neck pain normal during pregnancy?

Is neck pain normal during pregnancy?

Yes: Mild neck pain is very common often in the morning after waking up. Most women have muscle strains especially in the 3rd trimester. But if it is severe and you experience other symptoms then it can be a sign of something more. ...Read more

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During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain.. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?

During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain.. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?

Yes as long as there: Are no medical reasons why you should not be taking this type of medication. This has been one of its uses since it was introduced. ...Read more

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Having hip pain early in pregnancy?

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

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Will round ligament pain felt at 37 weeks of pregnancy induce labor?

Will round ligament pain felt at 37 weeks of pregnancy induce labor?

No.: Round ligament pain tyically occurs in the first half of the pregnancy and has nothing to do with braxton-hicks contractions that prepare the mother/uterus/fetus for the labor to come. ...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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Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

Anything: Lots of things could cause it. I assume you have had an ultrasound to confirm that it is an intra-uterine pregnancy and not ectopic. It could be stretching of the uterus, or the ligaments. Lots of aches and pains that will be new. Good luck, and congratulations- my son is the joy of my life! ...Read more

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What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Causes: strain , arthritis, changed posture, kidney stones, obstruction or infection, herniated disk, shingles , sciatica among many others. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What causes leg pain during pregnancy?

What causes leg pain during pregnancy?

One cause Veins: Many women have inherited the gene for venous disease. Then with hormones of pregnancy, increased pressure on the pelvic veins and leg veins. There is venous reflux. Please wear prescription support stockings throughout your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is back pain normal during pregnancy ?

Yes and no.: To be on the safe side I suggest seeing your doctor for a urinalysis. It's possible to develop a kidney infection during pregnancy and this can threaten both your health and can lead to fetal harm. That said, there are many physical changes and shifting weight strains the low back of pregnant women. Nevertheless, make sure it's not an infection before assuming normal musculoskeletal pain. Call OB. ...Read more

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Is cervical pain during intercourse and early sign of pregnancy?

No: But it could be a sign of other problems please see your gyn for a work up the best way to tell if u are pg is a blood preg test , will be + before the missed period. ...Read more

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Can hymen remains cause excruciating pain during and after intercourse?

Can hymen remains cause excruciating pain during and after intercourse?

Yes: The hymenal remnant can be very sensitive in some women, but there could be other causes of your pain. See your gynecologist for a proper exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

Irregular menses: You should have a pelvic and transvaginal u/s done to find out if you have a cyst. Make sure your pap is up to date. Have it done once a year especially if you are spotting after intercourse. It's time to go see your gyn if you haven't done so already. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in wrists after pregnancy?

DeQuervains: Likely a dequervain's tenosynovitis, a common occurrence in mothers of newborns. See ortho or rheumatologist. It is easily treated in most cases. ...Read more

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I have ligament pain in pregnancy!?

I have ligament pain in pregnancy!?

Very common: very common complaint, rest, heat and tylenol (acetaminophen) can help ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more