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15 weeks with back pain????

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by GGingerSR GGingerSR (Member) Member

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I need your advice, PLEASE. I have been noticing that my back has been hurting for a few days. Today it has gotten worse and this evening I am not comfortable in any position. The pain is more a prolonged throb more than actual pain. The painis about 2 inches to the left of my spine and about an inch below the last ribs on the left. I am afraid I will not be able to sleep tonight. What do you think I should do? By the way I am a nursing student and have to sit at a desk most of the day; I though that was the cause of the problem but now know its something else. Could it be my kidney?

Please Help Me Out!!!!!

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Without laying my hands on you and your chart, I honestly can't tell you a thing. Please call your doc ASAP.

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SmilingBluEyes has 20 years experience.

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Well, It could be LOTS of things.......are you prone to UTI's or kidney infections? At 15 weeks, w/such symptoms, I would be requesting a CCUA order from the dr .......but like Shay said, we cannot exactly diagnose your problem here. Go to ER and do it NOW!;)

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Jolie is a BSN and specializes in Maternal - Child Health.

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PLEASE CALL YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY! The pain you describe could be anything from muscle strain to a UTI to an ovarial cyst to pre-term labor. I began contracting at 16 weeks with my last baby. My only symptom was mild cramping. With immediate attention and very careful monitoring I carried her to 36 weeks. Please do not take any chances! Let us know how you are doing.

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I hope you called your Ob and got seen. I wouldn't be surprised if you had a kidney stone either. Please, let us know what you find out.

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