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Sharp shooting pain on left side while pregnant what does that mean?

Sharp shooting pain on left side while pregnant what does that mean?

Hard to tell: You should see your md as it is impossible to tell from the description. It can be anything from infection to a tear in the tissue to atropic changes due to menopause. Your md will be able to obtain a complete history and do a physical and treat appropiately. ...Read more

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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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Back butt pain on the left side while pregnant spreading to my legs sometimes feeling too much pain and going to fall down?

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Back butt pain on the left side while pregnant spreading to my legs sometimes feeling too much pain and going to fall down?

Nerve Compression: This sounds like nerve compression from the weight of the pregnancy, such as sciatica. Unfortunately, there is no medication for this. You can try to find a position that is most comfortable or avoid positions or movements that make it worse. You can also obtain a walker to help you get around so you won't fall. Speak with your doctor for his or her input. Best of luck! ...Read more

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38weeks+3 pregnant, painful middle to upper back pain on left side. Why is this?

38weeks+3 pregnant, painful middle to upper back pain on left side. Why is this?

Myofascial Pain: First, congratulations on your pregnancy. There could be a variety of causes, but most likely this is muscular or myofascial pain. With the added weight of the baby, change In your routine, and reduced sleep your are stressing your mid-back. I would suggest consider gentle massage treatment, trying to support and retract your shoulders and better support when sleeping. Hang in there and good luck ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant with bad pain on left side. When i walk it hurts even more. ?

35 weeks pregnant with bad pain on left side. When  i walk it hurts even more.
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Call your OB DOC: Your OB knows u the bets u need evaluation to make sure nothing going on abnormal with the baby or uterus, it could be a ligament or muscle pull or other but u need evaluation now if it is hurting , if u were my pt i would have u go to the labor room. ...Read more

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Im 36 week pregnant wit chest pain on left side of chest goin down left arm.What could it be

Im 36 week pregnant wit chest pain on left side of chest goin down left arm.What could it be

Chest pain : Hello, please take notice of this answer. Chest pain in any individual needs urgent attention, we always assume chest pain is heart related until proven otherwise. Acid reflux, pulmonary embolism( blood clot in the lung) , heart valve issues, muscle or rib strain, and pinched nerves in the neck can all be possible causes, call your pcp or go to the nearest er now. Good luck. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant with rib pain on left side went away for a day now its back any idea what i can do to relieve the pain?

35 weeks pregnant with rib pain on left side went away for a day now its back any idea what i can do to relieve the pain?

The baby is moving : You may consider seeing an osteopathic physician, who can help support you through your pregnancy as the fetus gets larger thru gentle manipulation. This will create some space for your body to handle the increased size of your growing baby. Also deep breathing may be helpful, as it'll help the diaphragm to relax. Pregnant mom yoga tapes may show gentle postures to do too. ...Read more

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27 weeks pregnant. Im 43 and got a severe pain on left side.i also have an under active thyroid.

27 weeks pregnant. Im 43 and got a severe pain on left side.i also have an under active thyroid.

See OB/GYN: Some conditions like unexplained symptoms or pain may require further assessment, tests and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more