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Pain in right overy and right lower back during early pregnany. What could this be?

Pain in right overy and right lower back during early pregnany. What could this be?

Please contact your : Many different reasons, could be ectopic preg, ovarian cyst, kidney stone, muscle pull, etc your obgyn can do teheproper tests to daignose the problem. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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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Can physical therapy for low back pain or neck pain help during pregnancy?

Can physical therapy for low back pain or neck pain help during pregnancy?

Yes: It's best to see a physical therapist or doctor of osteopathic medicine to help stretch out contracted muscles and release tension from baby. ...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 ?

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?

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

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Lumbar pain when standing up for a long time and pregnancy?

Lumbar pain when standing up for a long time and pregnancy?

Physiologic and : Structural changes occur during pregnancy that affect the musculoskeletal system, your body secretes a hormone, relaxin, that allows for some ligament laxity to allow for expansion of your birth canal at the pelvis level. As the fetus grows, your center of gravity shifts affecting your posture which places an increased load onto your lower back which can lead to back pain with prolonged standing. ...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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Low back pain in early pregnancy mean miscarriage?

No not necessarily: U can have low back pain without that, your OB can do blood work and an ultrasound to make sure everything is ok or not. ...Read more

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Is it routine to check the mothers kidneys by utlrasound during pregnancy?

Is it routine to check the mothers kidneys by utlrasound during pregnancy?

Ultrasounds: It is common to see all kinds of the mother's internal organs when doing an ultrasound. I do not know about 'checking' these organs. But, if seen they are often commented on. ...Read more

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Does low progesyerone level in early pregnancy cause bad low back pain?

Usually not: Low back pain in pregnancy is usually related to the extra weight being supported by the lower back muscles. Think of your spine as the middle of a see saw. The more weight in front has to be balanced by more effort by the back muscles. Good luck sleep on a good mattress and on your side with a pillow between your legs. ...Read more

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Are mild cramps, low back pain no spotting a concern early pregnancy.. I'm like 6 weeks?

Are mild cramps, low back pain no spotting a concern early pregnancy.. I'm like 6 weeks?

Depends: This is often common in early pregnancy and is usually not a concern if you have no spotting/bleeding. But, to be completely sure, you should be examined by a physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a fibroid and am experiencing low back pain & spotting in early pregnancy at 6 weeks - could the fibroid be the cause?

Should see doc ASAP: Although spotting is very common during early pregnancy, the associated back pain is concerning. If your fibroids normally cause you to have back pain with your period, this may also be so. But, if this is new, it is more concerning. I recommend getting checked out by your OB doc asap. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck to you. ...Read more

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Is it true that severe low back pain but no bleeding is considered normal on early pregnancy?

Is it true that severe low back pain but no bleeding is considered normal on early pregnancy?

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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3rd pregnancy and am 4 weeks..Lots of cramping and low back pain..Not constant it comes and goes..Is this normal?

3rd pregnancy and am 4 weeks..Lots of cramping and low back pain..Not constant it comes and goes..Is this normal?

Can be: Cramping can occur at any point in pregnancy and can be normal. If not accompanied by bleeding, then it's typically okay, but can be disconcerting. If you're worried, can always see a doctor, get an ultrasound and make sure everything is okay. If continues may want to get baseline cervical length in pregnancy and follow. Best of luck! ...Read more