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What is good for upper back pain during pregnancy?

What is good for upper back pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a safe medication and can be taken for general body aches. Warm compresses, comfortable shoes, periodic rest can also help with the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

Reasons for pain pressing the stomach during pregnancy?

The fetus!: Your abdominal cavity is compressed, and the pressure is on your stomach. This is a not uncommon problem during pregnancy, but it is augmented by pre-existent obesity! not a serious issue! frequently eleiminated by eating less more frequently! ...Read more

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What can be the reason for sharp pain in the lower pelvic during masturbation for women?

What can be the reason for sharp pain in the lower pelvic during masturbation for women?

Uterine contractions: If this is cramping during and after orgasm, then it is likely related to contractions of the uterus, if it occurring earlier, then there might be something else going on, such as a vaginal infection. Regardless, if this is new for you, then consider getting checked out by your ob/yn. ...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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What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Causes: strain , arthritis, changed posture, kidney stones, obstruction or infection, herniated disk, shingles , sciatica among many others. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What to do for severe ovulation pains, debilitating period pains, back pain and cramping after period is over?

What to do for severe ovulation pains, debilitating period pains, back pain and cramping after period is over?

Pelvic pain: You need to see a doctor for sure with these complaints, to get a meaningful answer. Endometriosis would be one possibility that's high on the list. ...Read more

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No period for 4 months negative pregnancy test and lower belly pain and back pain?

No period for 4 months negative pregnancy test and lower belly pain and back pain?

This needs medical: eval. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the cause for lower back pain. Lower abdomen pain, and pain during sex and vaginal discharge?

What is the cause for lower back pain. Lower abdomen pain, and pain during sex and vaginal discharge?

PID?: These symptoms are concerning for pelvic inlammatory disease, which needs to be evaluated by your doctor or in the er asap! ...Read more

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What can be done for severe back pain following an epidural during labor?

What can be done for severe back pain following an epidural during labor?

Time.: Usually the back pain is not related to the epidural but to the labor and delivery of the baby. The back pain usually resolves, whether its from the delivery or from the insertion and infusion of the epidural in several weeks to months. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for stomach pain during period?

What's recommended as a cure for stomach pain during period?

Abdominal pain: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back and sides after surgical termination. How long is this pain supposed to last?

Pain in lower back and sides after surgical termination. How long is this pain supposed to last?

Post surgery care: Pain after surgical procedures is variable, expected and needs close monitoring to access if dangerous. Best to call your surgical team and report your pain. They know best your situation and expected response. Be well. ...Read more

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Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?

Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?

Exercise: After pregnancy, your body has to regain its "sea legs, "again. There was a change in your pelvis during pregnancy and your center of gravity that may have affected the mechanics of your knees in terms of the patellae or kneecaps as well as your back. Rarely, an autoimmune response can be triggered by your pregnancy. Start exercising when cleared to do so to avoid an incisional hernia ...Read more

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What can cause lower abdominal pain which progresses after intercourse and radiate to my pelvic area? For three days, I have experienced lower abdominal pain. The pain is more of a cramping on and off throughout the day, after intercourse, however, the pa

Different : Different possibilities include an ovarian cyst (intercourse can create traction on a cyst and cause discomfort), bowel irritation, or irritation on your cervix or uterus. You can try Ibuprofen for inflammation relief, and a different sexual position, but if that doesn't help then it would be reasonable to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain.. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?

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

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Is it normal to experience back pain after a standard pelvic check during pregnancy? I'm 14 weeks.

Not typical : A pelvic exam does not generally cause back pain. Lying on the uncomfortable bed while pregnant could . Good thing you just saw a doctor and i assume everything with the pregnancy and your pelvic exam was normal. That must be reassuring. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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