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Ligament Pain During Pregnancy
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin 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
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
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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