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Severe arthritis, si joint dysfunction, pain around spine area and abdomen, breathing trouble, discomfort in passing urine, on Lovenox. Remedy?

I am 32 weeks 3 days pregnant. Have severe arthritis in lower back and si joint and si joint dysfunction also. On Lovenox for last 6 months because of PE in right lung . Having strong pain in my upper abdomen right in the middle. Hurts to move, breathe and push on it. Also having bad pain/ache in my upper back right along the spine area. I am having some trouble breathing, it is hard to take a breath and I feel like I am not getting enough oxygen . Also when I have the urge to pee I go sit down and it is hard to actually go.
Asked On : Wed, 26 Sep 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
hello there
Since you have history of pulmonary embolism and on treatment with lovenox, developing sympotoms of chest pain and shortness of breath despite medication is alarming.
I suggest you meet your physician at the earliest for re evaluation and also see your gynecologist.
At 32weeks maximum cardiovascular changes occur in pregnancy and so it might be that your lovenox dose is now being inadequate as per your requirements or a fresh site of embolism is developing.

take care
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha.'s  Response
Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. As you are describing you are suffering with gastric hyper acidity. The vague pains may be secondary to growing foetus . I advise you to consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment. You may have to undergo gastroscopy besides other routine tests for confermation.
Besides i advise you to follow some diet recommendations as avoid taking spices, chillies, junk foods, and oily foods. potato, other tubers, tomato, coconut,cauli flower, sea foods to avoid vague pains.
Take more of green leafy vegetables, pulses,sprouts, egg, milk, fruits , juices, and dry fruits to provide enough nutrition, to mother and child and relief of vague pains. Wishing for a quick recovery and thanks for calling.
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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