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What on earth is this pain?!

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BonesyBones Sat 22-Oct-16 08:31:25

I'm 30weeks on Monday, 3rd pregnancy, and for the past fortnight it's becoming increasingly difficult to do, well, anything.
I feel like I've been kicked by a horse between my legs. There's no obvious bruising to see but it feels like it's all bruised. It hurts to sit, it hurts to stand, I can't lift DS2 onto a chair. It's agony to roll over in bed, but similarly to stay in the same position.

What on earth is this? I've never had anything like it before. MIL says the baby is probably just really heavy (I hope not!) and pushing down, does that sound right? I'm slightly overweight but no more so than last time around.

As an aside (possibly unrelated) for the same amount of time I've had excruciating nipped pain on both sides any time I step outside. They go really dark purple and bright white over the top. It feels like someone's pushing thick, hot needles through the middle and slowly pulling them out again. Never experienced this before either. Is it related? Or something else?

And the most important question, how do I make it all stop?!

I see the midwife again at 32 weeks but they cover quite a large area so it's hard to see one locally unless booked in and I'd rather avoid a three hour round trip to the hospital.

McBaby Sat 22-Oct-16 10:01:44

It sounds like pelvic girdle pain or spd. I had it in both previous pregnancies.

Call the midwife for a referral to Physio. Have a look at the pelvic partnership website there are l At of tips on how to stopnit getting worse.

BonesyBones Sat 22-Oct-16 15:49:00

Thanks McBaby, had a wee look at that website and it sounds very similar. Will call the midwives office on Wednesday when they're back in the area.

Haggisfish Sat 22-Oct-16 15:51:41

The nipples pain sounds like raynauds.

Mummyme87 Sat 22-Oct-16 20:24:56

SPD/PGP... very common symptoms. Take regular paracetamol, avoid separating your knees, try and keep them together when moving about, getting up and down. Call mw for physiology referral

Mummyme87 Sat 22-Oct-16 20:25:13

Physio not physiology

Foggymist Sat 22-Oct-16 22:36:19

PGP and vasospasm!

Imnotaslimjim Sat 22-Oct-16 22:48:58

PGP/SPD. Can you get an appointment with your Dr before you see the MW? Explain and ask for a urgent referral to physio, the sooner you get help, the better. They can't take the pain away but they can help you stop it getting worse with exercises and support belts.

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