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Pregnant, having lower back pain. What could be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:I am XXXXXX
Doctor:Hi XXXXXX
Doctor:I am Dr. here
User:I am pregnant now. I am in 6th month.
User:I have a lower back pain....
Doctor:Please proceed
User:I can't lay down on my back .... even for 5 min ..... even i can't bend and do any work more than 10 or 15 min.....
User:any remedy for that doctor ???
Doctor:You can place a pillow under your back when you sleep
Doctor:It will help
Doctor:If you are not comfortable, you must not be doing more bending and more work
Doctor:It is ideal for you to take rest
User:ok....I am doing yoga since 1 month...Can I continue that???
Doctor:You can do light yoga exercises not heavier ones
User:I heard that spine cord moves a bit....when one is pregnant...Is that right??
Doctor:It does, to accommodate the growing uterus
User:It that the cause for the lower back pain???
Doctor:Yes, and also because of the stretching of the uterine ligaments
User:any other tips ??
Doctor:You should drink plenty of fluids
Doctor:You she rest for 2 hours in the noons
Doctor:Lie down towards your left lateral position
User:Ok doctor .... Wish u a very happy Ayudha XXXXXXX :)
Doctor:Wish you the same as well
Doctor:and thank you
User:Thank you !!! Bye :)
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