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I am having stiff neck and upper back pain and I am pregnant. Should I consult a doctor ?

Hi i am 8 weeks pregnant and i have stiff neck and upper back pain , should i go to the hospital, the stiff neck and back pain started about an hour ago.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011
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Yes you should visit the hospital for stiffness & upper back pain if it is troubling you.Under normal circumstances it would have been ok to wait a while but since you are pregnant it will be better to consult a doctor as you should avoid taking self medicines like painkiller in first trimester of pregnancy.
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