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7 weeks pregnant with severe lower back pain

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Hello. Can anybody help me? I am 7 weeks pregnant and I am in UNBEARABLE lower back pain!!! This started about 2 weeks ago with some mild back pain that has continued to get worse each day. Now I am at the pain that I cannot sit,stand,or even lay down without unbelievable lower back pain. It is even starting to go down my legs and wrapping around my waist! I went to the doctor and he said that he thought it was just my body getting ready for the baby to grow, but my OBGYN disagreed...they said that the hormone that would cause your body to expand and start to make room wouldn't happen until much later in my pregnancy. The pain was so bad that I ended up in the ER last night! They did an ultrasound and said that everything looked good with the baby and they wern't sure why I was having so much pain. I have a 2 year old and I didn't have any back pain with him during my pregnancy. Does anybody have any answers? I would really appreciate if somebody who have gone through something like this would let me know if this is "normal" or something I need to worry about!
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First Helper sassychiki
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replied July 15th, 2009
I'm 5w4d and I had a couple of days of back pain. I'm much older now, but w/my first-born I got a spinal b4 his delivery. IDK. Every pregnancy is different. I don't think they're ever the same. This is my 4th and everything is different.
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replied July 20th, 2009
when i was in my first trimester, my lower back hurt just as bad! it felt like my tailbone and surrounding area was bruised. i never really found out why but it went away once my 2nd trimester started. I'm now 37 weeks and just starting to get the back pain ever so slightly as my body prepares for birth. personally, i say no worries...but if it's too concerning for you then definitly follow up with OB. good luck!
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replied July 21st, 2009
Well, AF came down on the 17th, full-force and she may have turned my BFP into a BFN. I'll find out at the u/s appt. :..(
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replied July 21st, 2009
back pain
i am almost 9 weeks and iv been have HORRRIBLE back pains for a week now. i know how you feel, i cant barly walk or sit up or even sleep at night bc it is so bad. if you find out anything plz let me know.
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replied July 22nd, 2009
I know how you feel! I have had some serious Back pain as well as stomach pain for a few weeks now(7 weeks preggers). This is my second pregnancy and I don't remember hurting like this with my first. I have also been going to the bathroom in the middle of the night almost every night now. I'm beginning to hate being pregnant already and I'm only in my second month! I wouldn't worry too much about the pain unless it is accompanied by bleeding, everything I have read says it is normal. If you are really worried though, go back to your Doctor.

Best of luck to you all!
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replied March 2nd, 2011
Back Pain at 7 weeks
I am 7 weeks pregnant and for the past 4 days have had horrible lower back and hip pain. It came out of no where. I didn't injure or strain anything, it just started hurting. It is in my tailbone region and hips. I called my doctor and she said that some people experience this during the 1st trimester. As long as it is not accompanied by bleeding it is most likely normal...whatever normal means since we all experience things differently. I have found that a heating pad helps when sitting at my desk and when trying to get comfortable in bed. A hot bath can also offer some short term relief.
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replied March 27th, 2011
sassychiki,


It's normal. Nothing to worry about Smile It's your body adjusting and making space for the bb
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replied March 27th, 2011
I am 7 weeks same lower back pain
I am 7 weeks and being having the same lower back pain. I have seen my doctor twice already. She says it's normal as long as there is no bleeding or the pain is too bad that you can handle, it �­s the body adjusting. Also have ab pain it comes and goes the lower back pain also goes down to my right leg. I have had two x-rays already and on the last one i was only 6 weeks and i was able to see the little heart bits Smile))
Don't worry �­t's normal as long as you are not bleending or the pain is too sharp that you can handle. Take lots of tylenol that's what she told me it's safe. Good luck Smile
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replied March 27th, 2011
I am 7 weeks same lower back pain
I am 7 weeks and being having the same lower back pain. I have seen my doctor twice already. She says it's normal as long as there is no bleeding or the pain is too bad that you can handle, it ���­s the body adjusting. Also have ab pain it comes and goes the lower back pain also goes down to my right leg. I have had two x-rays already and on the last one i was only 6 weeks and i was able to see the little heart bits Smile))
Don't worry ���­t's normal as long as you are not bleending or the pain is too sharp that you can handle. Take lots of tylenol that's what she told me it's safe. Good luck Smile
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replied August 15th, 2013
need help
Back, abdominal,hips,and thigh pain first trimester with spotting severe intervals of pain 30 seeconds to minutes, is it a miscarriage?
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replied September 11th, 2013
Back pain
I am 7 weeks pregnant and have a 9 month old. I am experiencing terrible lower back pain for about a week now but I did not feel this pain with my first pregnancy. Reading some of these posts sound to me like sciatica can be an issue in more cases then not but I know what sciatica feels like and this is not a shooting pain, it's more of a dull aching pain. I am a massage therapist so I am pretty sure that this is muscle related, however, I have not seen a doctor yet due to insurance problems and although I have an appointment scheduled for next week, I was wondering if I should be more cautious and go to the ER? I understand not all pregnancies are the same but should my body really be changing this early on? And if so why the pain this time? I was huuuuuuuge with my last pregnancy.!
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