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Why am I having back pain and leg pain during pregnancy ?

I am 7 & half month pregnant , getting pain in back of thighs while walking. Its very difficult to walk. Getting the leg pain while i walk. Whats is reason & remedy? please help
Asked On : Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
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The pain in back of thigh may be due to compression of nerve in back as during pregnancy there is postural change.The pain is due to compression of sciatic nerve and the remedy is rest.Please consult your Gynaecologist for examination and she will advise you some treatment if need arises.
Answered: Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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8 months pregnant having leg pain, doctor suggested Etoricoxib Tablets but when searched in net it is mentioned that pregnant women should avoid taking it. please suggest?
Answered: Sat, 18 Jun 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Jitender Chauhan's  Response
Hello. Welcome to healthcaremagic. The symptoms you have described are because of compression of nerves in your spinal column occuring due to the change in posture as an effect of pregnancy. The remedy to your problem is rest and postural control. Symptoms will resolve by themselves after completion of your pregnancy. You may take pain killers under the guidance of your doctor.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Sat, 18 Jun 2011
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