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Trying to conceive, severe lower back pain since earlier delivery. In case of positive pregnancy how can the back pain be diagnosed?

Hello doctor. I am 34 years old , i have a 6 year old daughter. I am planning for the next child. After delivery since 6 years i am having back pain while doing any work for which i have to bend forward. Hence i used to just avoid to bend forward. But since last 5 days i am having extremely seviour lower back pain, i can t able to move also . I have to take pain killer pills to do my day to day work. Doctors prescribe me to do x-ray . But i have a doubt of pregnancy, so avoiding the x-ray and having the pain killer pills. My question is if i got +ve pregnancy, then how could i diagnosed my lower back pain , as i cannt do x-ray. please advice me. thanks minakshi
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
hi meena,
first thing you need to do is confirm your pregnancy with urinary pregnancy test kit which is available over the counter on the pharmacy.
Both x rays and painkillers could be harmful in pregnancy so you need to confirm the test before going for the same.
In case if it is positive and you still want to continue it there investigation like MRI and few blood test like cbc, esr, sr calcium, sr vit d, to rule out sinificant causes of back which could affect you in the pregnancy.
if your pregnancy test is negative then you can go through all investigations as adviced by your orthopedic doctor before planning a pregnancy
Answered: Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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