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Hip pain in pregnancy, enlarging uterus, pain medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Can you give me a minute.
User :   am 25 weeks pregnant and am getting hips pain and thighs pain when i sleep
Doctor :   Ok
User :   its difficult for me to turn
Doctor :   Is this your first pregnancy?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   its been more than a month
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   During pregnancy as the fetus grows in size, the enlarging uterus and the fetus cause stretching effects on the ligaments of the uters.
User :   ok
Doctor :   This is responsible for the pain.
Doctor :   Symptoms are specially seen during first pregnancy.
Doctor :   This is one of the effects of pregnancy and will resolve after delivery.
Doctor :   Now if the pain is severe and unbearable some safe medications such as Dolo 650mg (paracetamol) one tablet can be taken.
Doctor :   Apart from this, regularly practising pelvic exercises
Doctor :   will help in controlling the pain better.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have suggested?
User :   yup
Doctor :   Have a nice day and wish you a healthy pregnancy.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thanks,bye
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