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Early 2nd tri and serious back pain

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nearlyreadytopop Wed 19-Mar-14 06:34:06

When I was pregnant with ds 3 years ago my lower back got progressively sorer as the bump got bigger. I didn't need pain killers it was more a dull ache.
Now 16 weeks pregnant and over the past week my lower back and down into my buttocks has been getting worse. I don't know what I did yesterday but it got so bad that I couldn't walk properly or bend over. I took some paracetamol and went to bed (after crawling/dragging myself up the stairs). This morning its even worse, dh has just had to help me get to the loo.
I have never had such serious pain (outside labour). Dh is taking the day of work to take me to gp.
Anyone else unfortunate enough to have this and can recommend a magic cure?

icklekid Wed 19-Mar-14 06:56:21

I've had agonising lower back pain later diagnosed as spd- go to doctors they gave me stretches and signed off work. After 2 weeks no better went back got physio appointment which has started to help, it may not be the same but go to doctors anyway!

nearlyreadytopop Wed 19-Mar-14 08:20:53

Will hopefully get an appointment this morning. Paracetamol isn't really helping, was there any other painkillers they could perscribe?

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