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Why am I experiencing pain in my lower back ?

Im currently 4 weeks postpartum and am just with in the last fe days experiencing throbbing pains in my lower back that throb upwards and it happens in my neck at the same time, it happened a few times while pregnant it just seems to be happening more now just on a lesser scale of pain, im just wondering if this is normal
Wed, 20 Apr 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello.
Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic forum.
Back pain is quite a common problem after delivery due to the odd posture and extra weight the spine has to bear during the pregnancy. You can take routine pain killers like Brufen and do a hot fomentation of your back. Calcium supplements regularly at least for next three months is needed to have permanent relief.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
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