How to get rid of lower back pain post pregnancy? - Answered in Chiropractor

My back was fine before delivery ... Now my lower back just above my butt really hurts and feels weak when I stand up after lying down on my stomach ... It will cause lower back pain ...   Post pregnancy ... During pregnancy lot of changes occur in a body, one of those is increase in lower back curve (lumbar lordosis) … View thread »

Diagnosed as Pott’s spine in the L4-L5 region. Severe pain in back as well in the right leg. What to do next? - Answered in Neurology

After 15 days of surgery, she started feeling lower backache with very local pain in bending, sneezing and coughing ... Of late, she has started feeling severe pain in her back as well in the right leg ... Afterwards, we consulted an orthopedic as there was no relief of pain ... Initially, we thought it is a post-cesarean effect ... A post-contrast study reveals heterogeneous involvement … View thread »

What diet can I follow for weakness during post pregnancy? - Answered in Internal Medicine

The wrong position of breastfeeding may cause back pain and tiredness ... You should not bend your back while breastfeeding ... Tiredness may also be due to blood loss and anemia during pregnancy ... During pregnancy, the child takes up a lot of iron from the mother and also during breastfeeding … View thread »

Could sinus infection cause autophony? - Answered in Audiology

Hi, Welcome back to icliniq ... Revert back with the report to an audiologist online ... I used to clench my jaw a lot during sinus issue and there is some jaw pain ... Ringing sound (not autophony) can also be there due to jaw problem, but there will be ear pain ... It is more common in female, hyperthyroidism, sudden weight loss, post pregnancy, etc … View thread »

Is it possible to have morning sickness symptoms this soon? - Answered in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

I have been having lower back pain and cramps for two days now, but my period is not due until a week and a half away ... It is done eight days post ovulation ... If you had unprotected sexual act, then to detect pregnancy at the earliest, use RIA (radioimmunoassay) method in blood … View thread »

Does ligament laxity occur as a side effect of Sevoflurane? - Answered in Anesthesiology

Two years back, I had spine surgery for a herniated disk at the level of L5/S1 ... Hi, Welcome back to icliniq ... Uncommon side effects occurring in 01 to 1 % of patients are dry mouth, arrhythmia, ECG abnormalities, increased sputum, hypoxia, wheezing, bronchospasm, hyperventilation, pharyngitis, hiccup, hypoventilation, dyspnea, stridor, hypoxia, asthma, crying, nervousness, confusion, insomnia, confusional state, syncope, hypertonia, taste perversion, asthenia, pain, fluorosis, increase in AST (aspartate aminotransferase), increase in ALT (alanine transaminase), bilirubinemia, increase in LDH (lactate dehydrogenase), increase in alkaline phosphatase, hypophosphatemia, acidosis, hyperglycemia, increase in BUN (blood urea nitrogen), increase in creatinine, glycosuria, albuminuria, amblyopia, conjunctivitis, urination impaired, urine abnormality, urinary retention, oliguria, pruritus, and rash ... If they start worsening then you can get a MRI scan of the lower back to review post surgery changes ... Female hormones progesterone (before menstruation) and relaxin (during early pregnancy) cause joint hypermobility and ligament laxity … View thread »

What causes continuous vaginal bleeding? - Answered in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

16 days back the bleeding had stopped completely ... 10 days back my wife started to have vaginal bleeding again and bleeding till today ...  There is no other complication like fever, stomach pain, etc ... She is facing continuous bleeding from vagina since seven days after post pregnancy bleeding ... Also note that there is no sex done post-delivery … View thread »

Pelvic Pain - Published in Women's Health

Kidney stones or kidney infection - A kidney stone and infection can cause pain that starts at the side and back and radiates to the lower belly and groin ... Pelvic Pain Overview The pain felt below the umbilicus and above the thigh is known as pelvic pain ... , so the pain can be due to problems is any of these organs ... Post-vasectomy pain syndrome - Vasectomy is the surgery that cuts the vas deferens so the sperm cannot get into the semen ... The possible causes of pelvic pain in women alone are: Ectopic pregnancy - Ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilized egg gets attached anywhere outside the uterus … View thread »

Why do I have abdominal pain after unprotected sex? - Answered in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex 19 days back ... Left side upper abdominal pain started a week back ... Occasionally, the pain shifted to right side upper abdominal pain, then lower left side abdominal pain etc ... Urine pregnancy test is not sensitive until eight days post missed periods and hence it is advised that you should opt for a blood based serum beta-hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test to rule out pregnancy conclusively ... I did a pregnancy test yesterday, but the result was negative … View thread »

My fiancee has heavy bleeding and cramps after taking Unwanted 72. Could she be pregnant? - Answered in Family Physician

Hello, Welcome back to icliniq ... Three of the tests came back negative ... She can be given an antispasmodic like Meftal Spas (combination of Dicyclomine and Mefenamic acid) for controlling cramps and pain if pregnancy is ruled out ... But as she was completely asymptomatic post her withdrawal bleeding and no pregnancy symptoms were observed till today, it is unlikely she was pregnant ... I do not know if these are early pregnancy symptoms … View thread »

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