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Pregnant with back pain. Any remedy?

Hi my names Amanda Im almost 36 weeks pregnant an for the past month now I ve been having upper back pain an a heating pad or hot bath has helped the pain go away for a little while now its to the point where the pain is constant an nothing helps anymore I can sit in a hot bath until I run out of hot water an I still hurt. It s at the point where I just want someone to push an keep pressure on where it hurts because it helps lessen the pain. I don t know what to do anymore can you please help me?
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Hi, welcome to HCM.
Back pain in last trimester of pregnancy is not a pathological pain. I5 occurs due to change in center of gravity of body.
As there is a foetus in abdominal cavity mother has to lean backward to maintain body posture . It alters normal spinal angle which is main cause for pain. It will get resolved after delivery.
You need bed rest till delivery. Avoid medications as much as possible.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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