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I am 25 weeks pregnant and I have stomach and

Patient: I am 25 weeks pregnant and I have stomach and what feels like back pain as well. I also feel nauseous I have had it for about 2 days straight is this normal the pain is very intense

 

 

Doctor: Hi,Thanks for the query.I understand your concern.Some amount of pain abdomen and backache can be seen with p rogression of pregnancy due to stretching of ligaments and pressure effect of enlarging uterus.But as you are having intense pain, better to consult your doctor once and get evaluated.By clinical examination and ultrasound the possible cause of your problem can be identified and treated.If no abnormality detected, topical analgesic cream, rest and if needed analgesic tablets can help in relieving the pain.Take care

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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