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I am 38 weeks pregnant and i am having very bad headache. Is it normal ?

Hi, I am now 38 weeks and 4 days pregnannt. from last 3 days I am having very bad backache. Please let me know if its normal at this stage or is it a sign of early labour. My sonography reports tell EDD 17th Dec. Please assist me.
Asked On : Wed, 7 Dec 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic forum
mild headache is very common and need not to worry
but you have very bad ache and its not normal
it may be due to some hormonal imbalance or high blood pressure which is common at this stage
so dont take it easy ,be relax and consult gynecologist as early as you can
i hope i have answered your question .
Answered: Wed, 7 Dec 2011
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Infertility Specialist Dr. Nandita Thakkar's  Response
welcome to health care magic
headache during the last few weeks are to be reviewed with great care
the most common problem you will see that it is related to pregnancy induced hypertension.
if it is associated with passing lesser amounts of urine and vomiting then - please see your gynaecologist as soon as possible
Hope I have answered you question
Dr Nandita Thakkar
Answered: Thu, 8 Dec 2011
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