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While pregnant what can you take for back pains?

While pregnant what can you take for back pains?

Back pain: Tylenol (acetaminophen) will not touch this back discomfort. Sometimes aspirin, Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help, but these cannot be used very much in pregnancy. They can cause serious problems. Your best bet are low back exercises and a heating pad or cold pack(depending on what helps). There are many good internet sites that will show you low back exercises, such as webmd. ...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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What can I take for pain while pregnant?

What can I take for pain while pregnant?

See doctor: When you are pregnant , you are under the care of your ob/gyn, you need to check with your OB what is allowed and what is not recommended.In general, esp the first trimester (12 weeks) you should not take any med because this is the time for development of your baby.Again, it is best to see your OB and inquire about any meds. ...Read more

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What to do for lower back pain while pregnant?

What to do for lower back pain while pregnant?

A few options: The low back pain is classically caused by the growing abdomen putting strain on the lumbar spine, and the ligaments of the uterus stretching. Massage and mild water aerobics can be beneficial for low back pain during pregnancy. Another option is the use of a "trochanteric belt;" you can search for this term in a search engine and find a few results. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the vaginal and back pain while pregnant?

Exercise, stretch: This is an uncomfortable time in pregnancy. Stretching exercises and warm packs can help with the back pain. . The vaginal pressure is due to the baby being low and is, unfortunately, part of the process. Moving and walking usually feel better than laying still. Osteopathic manipulation or some chiropractic techniques are also safe and helpful in pregnany. A warm bath can help. ...Read more

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What can I use for stop tailbone pain?

What can I use for stop tailbone pain?

Try the NSAIDS, ---: which you have used in the past without any side effects; with a Ring cushion that you sit on, to prevent your tailbone from being sat upon. Sometimes, in some patients a steroid shot be helpful and in the past removal of the broken part of the tail bone (coccygectomy) was done. Nowadays, however , the removal is not done. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Constant dull ache in back while pregnant. What can I take for this?

Constant dull ache in back while pregnant. What can I take for this?

Heating pad: I am aware that this is uncomfortable, however as the shape of the spine changes with advancing pregnancy there can be some discomfort. What you don't want to do is impair your developing fetus by adding continuing analgesics or opioids which can cause medical issues. Try a heating paid on the area or a warm bath, as like most things, this ache is temporary. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and I have earache. What can I take or use to stop the pain? Something safe for the baby! Thanks

I am pregnant and I have earache. What can I take or use to stop the pain? Something safe for the baby!  Thanks

See your doctor: If you have an ear infection you could benefit from antibiotics that are safe in pregnancy. I would recommend getting your ears checked by your doctor to make sure you have a proper diagnosis for the ear pain. ...Read more

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Im 10 weeks pregnant i always have backpain due to my scoliosis, can I use medicated patch to lessen the pain? Is it safe for me and for my baby?

Im 10 weeks pregnant  i always have backpain due to my scoliosis, can I use medicated patch to lessen the pain? Is it safe for me and for my baby?

Hmmm?: Best answer is to ask you ob. Most topics stay local and do not create high enough systemic levant to effect the baby; however, it really depend on the medication and you OB should make the call or give you other hints for this common issue. ...Read more

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What can I use for pain from my toothache?

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What can I use for pain from my toothache?

See a dentist ASAP: A tooth pain won't go away without treatment. Your pain may be a dental abscess. It is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. For the pain control and inflammation take OTC NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) .See a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Been having ear pain for two day what can I do to stop the pain also i been taking Aleve (naproxen) for the pain and doxycycline but i still having pain?

Been having ear pain for two day what can I do to stop the pain also i been taking  Aleve (naproxen) for the pain and  doxycycline  but i still having pain?

Make an appointment: It is difficult to make an assessment of your problem through this venue. And since god only gave you two ears, i recommend that you see your healthcare provider soon. ...Read more

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Can I just use a brace to take my low back pain away?

Yes and No: Back pain has many potential causes. Some of these causes are benign and others can be more serious. A properly fitted back brace could help with posture and support and symptomatically some patients find back braces really help to relieve pressure on their back. However, it is important to be worked up by your doctor for back pain if it persists. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do if zydol is not working for my back pain?

What can I do if zydol is not working for my back pain?

Zydol not working: Hello. What type of pain are you having? If any stab, burn, pins needles, sting, and/or numbness type symptoms, then Zydol is not the best for this type of pain. If symptoms are more dull, throb, ache, then it should be working. If you are unable to safely take anti-inflammatories, then you'll need to speak to your provider about stronger. Re-exam. See if something new is occurring in your back. ...Read more

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I use icy hot for back pain and experience nausea a few hours later. Is that weird? What else should I use for back pain? Thanks.

I use icy hot for back pain and experience nausea a few hours later. Is that weird? What else should I use for back pain? Thanks.

Back Pain: Back pain can be treated with ice or a hot shower, as well as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen (if you are not allergic and it is not contraindicated). Massage is another treatment which can help. Nausea could be from the smell of the icy hot or even from the back pain itself. ...Read more

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I suffer with really bad period pain. What methods or devices can I use to stop the pain?

I suffer with really bad period pain. What methods or devices can I use to stop the pain?

Several good options: Hormonal contraception such as birth control pills and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can be very effective. Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as Ibuprofen taken at the onset of cramps have helped many women. ...Read more

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If i get pregnant and i have to take a pain killer everyday for my chronic back pain. What should i do?? Is there any med which is safe for the baby?

Need OBGYN: Acetaminophen is considered to be one of the safest analgesics for pregnant women to take, however, your OB/GYN provider will help make decisions as far as anything stronger is concerned. You may wish to consider alternative approaches for chronic pain management and control which do not require analgesic use. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if i take hydrocodone once in a while for back and knee pain?

What do you recommend if i take hydrocodone once in a while for back and knee pain?

Key-once in a while: Hydrocodone (vicodin, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) others) has the potential to be highly addictive when taken for more than a short period of time-perhaps a week or two. If it truly "once in a while, " then there is probably know harm. I make my living treating opiate dependence, and most patients started slowly, then gradually increased to opiate dependence. See my website www.Opiatcure.Com. ...Read more

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I am 21 weeks pregnant and if I lay down for a long period of time, I get severe pain in my lower back preventing me to walk. What should I do?

I am 21 weeks pregnant and if I lay down for a long period of time, I get severe pain in my lower back preventing me to walk. What should I do?

SIJ: Pregnant teen with low back pain likely has sacroiliac joint subluxation on a background of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and secretion of hormone relaxin (elevated during pregnancy) arousing additional ligament laxity. She needs Obstetrician's opinion, possibly an SIJ belt, and perhaps an Osteopathic opinion. See Brighton Criteria and Boa.com. ...Read more

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What can I do while I am at home to relieve my back pain?

Ice packs/Stretches: At the start of back pain, you should utilize heating pads or ice packs (whichever feels better to you), anti-inflammatories (like advil/motrin/ibuprofen), and stretching (touch your toes). As you start to feel better, doing crunches and core exercises will help take the pressure off your back and prevent a recurrence. If you have any numbness or tingling in your legs, see your doctor immediately! ...Read more

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I have a cyst in my right ovary. Sometimes im getting stomach nd back pain. Can I use any tabs for the pain. If yes please suggest some.

I have a cyst in my right ovary. Sometimes im getting stomach nd back pain. Can I use any tabs for the pain. If yes please suggest some.

Pain: This pain might be related to your GI system, and this include ulcer pain, pancreatic pain, or pain coming from the gallbladder. If you cure the condition then the pain should subside. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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