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Severe Lower Back Pain
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charissahill posted:
Hello ladies. I am 17 weeks pregnant and experiencing severe lower back pain. The pain come and goes but usually happens when im sleeping or at work. Its a sharp burning pain. Its really annoying and its gotten to the point where I cant stand sitting down at work for 8 hrs a day. Has anyone experienced this or have any advice for me? Im going to mention it to my Dr this Friday at my appt.
ME (20) DH (26). Expecting our LO 11/26/11. Hoping for a Boy.
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Andie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Charissa,

Sorry to hear your back pain has been so bad. I know I dealt with a lot of back pain with my pregnancies, but I was pretty overweight and that takes a big toll on your body.

This article on treating pregnancy discomforts has some good tips that may help the back pain. You might try wearing a pregnancy girdle for back support, or getting fitted for some good shoes. Shoes can make all the difference sometimes.

I'm sure some of the other mommies will be chiming in soon with what has helped them., too.

Good luck!

~Andie
 
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charissahill replied to Andie_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thx for the article Andi. it helped me out alot! <3
ME (20) DH (26). Expecting our LO 11/26/11. Hoping for a Boy.


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