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Doctor insights on: Lower Back Pain As A Sign Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Possible: It's certainly possible, especially if you have been sexually active and/or have missed a period. A pregnancy test may answer this question for you. Good luck! ...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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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

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Are nausea, lightheadedness, lower back pain, and shoulder and neck pain signs of pregnancy?

Possibly: Those symptoms can occur with many things. If you are at increased risk for pregnancy you should take a pregnancy test or see your doctor. ...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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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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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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30 y/o female. low back pain. palpable mass in right lower side of back. pain with sex. recent auto accident. no STIs/pregnancy?

30 y/o female. low back pain. palpable mass in right lower side of back. pain with sex. recent auto accident. no STIs/pregnancy?

Risk factors for STD: hi Anna ... I hope you will find my answer helpful. 1. Only risk factor in my mind for std and pregnancy is having sexual intercourse. So I would check it if you come see me. This is to cover all basics. 2. More likely, you back pain and sexual pain is related to musculoskeletal problem from recent auto accident. You are describing mass. This concerns me but likely spasm. ...Read more

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No period 2 months, negative pregnacy tests, brown spotting for 1day, lower back pain, itchy breasts, Depo-Provera shot 6months 2"shotstotal" can I be prego?

No period 2 months, negative pregnacy tests, brown spotting for 1day, lower back pain, itchy breasts, Depo-Provera shot 6months 2"shotstotal" can I be prego?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. If negative see your doctor for irregular periods. ...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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It is normal to have low back pain at 3 weeks of pregnancy??

Back pain: Pregnancy can cause mild low back pain as early as the first trimester as the uterus grows and due to hormonal changes. Consult your physician if your back pain persists or if you have tingling numbness going down to your legs ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more