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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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10wk pregant having lower back pain and pelvis i am pettite is this normal ?

10wk pregant having lower back pain and pelvis i am pettite is this normal ?

May be normal: Back and pelvic pain is common during pregnancy. More information is needed. If symptoms persist then consultation with physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist would be appropriate to diagnose and outlined a course of treatment. Often times simple stretching and strengthening exercises as well as application of heat may be all that is necessary. However, persistent symptoms require MD. ...Read more

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Low back pain in early pregnancy mean miscarriage?

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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Its been about 10 days after my last period and 6 days i been having low back pain which I have never had. Does it mean i could be pregnant?

Its been about 10 days after my last period and 6 days i been having low back pain which I have never had. Does it mean i could be pregnant?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. 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. ...Read more

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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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I have lower back pain and i had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago but got my period 4 hours after sex, am i pragnant ?

I have lower back pain and i had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago but got my period 4 hours after sex, am i pragnant ?

Pregnancy test: Hi! because your period started after you had intercourse, there is a good chance that you are not pregnant, but i would very strongly encourage you to do a pregnancy test now and repeat in a week if negative. Also don"t have unprotected sex! take care of yourself! dr brown. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and got my period 3 hours after sex for 5 days the male did pull out, am i pragnant ?

Absolutely not: If you truly had your menses a few hours after having sex, there is no plausible way you're pregnant from that. That said, u could certainly be pregnant from other sex a couple weeks before that. ...Read more

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Ttc. Usual 50 day period a day late. Neg. Test. But some lower cramps and low back pain. Sore breasts. Could i still be pregnant or something else?

Ttc. Usual 50 day period a day late. Neg. Test. But some lower cramps and low back pain. Sore breasts. Could i still be pregnant or something else?

Tests are accurate: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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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?

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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Pregnant week 6 after 2 misscaraiges having brown discharg & low back pain after TVS ,dr said that every thing was normal but im worried ,plz help

Pregnant week 6 after 2 misscaraiges having brown discharg & low back pain after TVS ,dr said that every thing was normal but im worried ,plz help

If you Pray, Pray: At 6 weeks there is nothing you or any doctor can do to prevent a miscarriage. If you smoke, STOP! Miscarriages are common, but after several it may be beneficial to have a through workup to see if a reason can be found. Sometimes it can be, sometimes not. There is a genetic factor called MTHFR that is one thing worth checking. You will just have to wait and see what happens in the weeks ahead. ...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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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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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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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more