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Suggest remedy for back pain in pregnant women

Hello i am 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant today last night i got a bad lower back pain and it started to subside so i took advantage of that and tried to sleep and i wake up this morning and i have had a feeling in like a pulsing heartbeat in my back is this a contraction?? Its happened 3 times in about 20 mins.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014
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Thanks for posting your query.

Yes it seems like contractions which is very common and frequent during near term . You need to take deep breaths slowly in and out. These contractions get more frequent and stronger. But dont worry.
You can use diclofenac gel at night with mild massage.
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Suggest remedy for back pain in pregnant women

Hi Thanks for posting your query. Yes it seems like contractions which is very common and frequent during near term . You need to take deep breaths slowly in and out. These contractions get more frequent and stronger. But dont worry. You can use diclofenac gel at night with mild massage.