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Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Lower abdominal and lower back pains during an early period?

Endometriosis: The pain you describe could be from many causes but endometriosis should be on the top of the list. See your gynecologist. Your gyn will probably try nsaids (like ibuprofen) first and if those don't work, your gyn will try birth control pills. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Lower back pain and early pregnancy mean aborting?

Lower back pain and early pregnancy mean aborting?

Not necessarily: Low back pain is common in early pregnancy and does not mean that miscarriage is coming. If it persistes, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Is lower back pain common in early pregnancy?

Sometimes: Low back pain is common when women are pregnant or not pregnant. Mild low back pain is common and not concerning. Low back pain that comes and goes like contractions could be a sign of a possible miscarriage. If you have bleeding and the back pain see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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Lower back pain in early pregnancy mean anything?

Maybe: Low back pain in early pregnancy is very common. It does not mean that miscariage is eminent. If symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

Pain in right lower abdomen during intercourse, sign of pregnancy?

No: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test if late. ...Read more

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Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

Got pain in lower abdomen during pregnancy massage?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is lower sharp back pain normal during a pregnancy ?!?

Relative: Pain in your back is common. One persons sharp may be another persons dull, so best to call your OB dr and have them examine you. best wishes. ...Read more

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Is dull lower back pain an early sign of labor?

See obstetrition: There are multiple causes low low back pain in pregnancy, most of them mechanical. Check with your doctor first to make sure that it is not early labor. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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Having hip pain early in pregnancy?

Get going: You will need to stay healthy and active throughout your pregnancy, and hip pain is not easy to self manage. Have your physician refer you to a musculoskeletal doctor for care of your pelvis and back. This problem is treatable. You may have to change your foot ware and your exercise routines sooner than later. Do not take over the counter medications at this stage of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back. 24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back.  24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

See MD: See your MD immediately for an exam some pain expected after a procedure but if severe you need immediate physical exam in ER call surgeon ASAP if far away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is back pain normal during pregnancy ?

Yes and no.: To be on the safe side I suggest seeing your doctor for a urinalysis. It's possible to develop a kidney infection during pregnancy and this can threaten both your health and can lead to fetal harm. That said, there are many physical changes and shifting weight strains the low back of pregnant women. Nevertheless, make sure it's not an infection before assuming normal musculoskeletal pain. Call OB. ...Read more

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Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Although these sxs: Can occur in early pregnancy, you will need to take a pregnancy test to find out (as they are not diagnostic sxs). ...Read more

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I have severe pain in left rib cage during first trimester of pregnancy.

I have severe pain in left rib cage during first trimester of pregnancy.

Possibly serious.: Pulmonary embolism, pleurisy, pneumonia, rib fracture, herpes zoster and intercostal nerve/muscle injury can cause your symptoms, as can psychosomatic causes. Talk to your obstetrician asap about this, as some of these causes can be very serious for your health/life! ...Read more

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Light abdomen pain during early pregnancy is it normal?

Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please ; get checked. ...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 is causing my upper back pain in early pregnancy?

What is causing my upper back pain in early pregnancy?

Not pregnancy?: In early pregnancy, there really is not much affect on the upper back spine and muscles. This should be evaluated as a likely unrelated problem! ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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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


Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)

Discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. Although upper back pain is not as common as lower back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more