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I am 14 weeks pregnant.Have severe lower back pain in gluteal region similar to scistica.can I use bengay since it relieves pain.is it safe to use now?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Back pain

Back pain related to pregnancy is common due to laxity of the pelvic ligaments.
Try using a pillow between your legs when sleeping, back exercises, maternal massage (ok after first trimester), and ice to the low back. Discuss using BenGay with your obstetrician.

In brief: Back pain

Back pain related to pregnancy is common due to laxity of the pelvic ligaments.
Try using a pillow between your legs when sleeping, back exercises, maternal massage (ok after first trimester), and ice to the low back. Discuss using BenGay with your obstetrician.
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