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Doctor insights on: Pregnant And My Hips Are Killing Me

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Do hips get bigger during pregnancy?

Do hips get bigger during pregnancy?

Weight gain is: common in pregnancy. Hips, buttocks, abdomen, waist and breasts are prone to becoming larger. ...Read more

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My hip and leg pains are killing me. What should I do?

My hip and leg pains are killing me. What should I do?

See your doctor: The best thing is tot see a physician. The causes could be due to a localized arthritic condition of your hip or you could also have disc changes in your spine that is irritating the nerves that innervates your hips and lower extremities. Other specialist who will answer your question may also give you different causes. The best thing is have your doctor examine you and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Yes: The active ingredient in icy hot patches is menthol 5%. It is safe to use at your late stage of pregnancy to help in relief of your back pain. ...Read more

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My wife is 27 week pregnant and have severe back and hips pain.Is it normal? And what should we do?

My wife is 27 week pregnant and have severe back and hips pain.Is it normal? And what should we do?

Yes & No: Some women, minority, have these pain patterns with pregnancy. Many drs. Believe problem is loose pelvic joints (sacroiliac, sij, and symphysis pubis) due to an hormone, relaxin, secreted during pregnancy; loosening ligaments enabling wider birth canal. An sij belt has helped some, as reported by dr. Andry vleeming, who chaired european criteria for diagnosis & care of low back & pelvic pain. ...Read more

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My hips have been killing for me awhile and I have shooting pains that go from my hips to my knees?

Lots: At your age it could be "growing pains". Without a injury it is unlikely that you have any bone problems. I would talk to you parents about it and see you doctor for an exam. ...Read more