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Lower back pain

Hi, I'm 15 weeks on Tuesday, and last night I woke up with the worst lower back pain and it's been persistent all day. It's a nagging, painful, sore back ache that radiates from the middle of my lower back to the outsides of my hips. It reminds me of my period back cramps I used to get. I know my body is stretching and muscles are changing- but I'd just like to hear from someone else that's feeling the same.
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I have felt that from about 16 wks until now at 30 wks . My doctor said it's sciatica where the baby is laying on your sciatic nerve. It's the worst, if you can have your significant other rub the area and place a hearing pad on the area. Also take Tylenol extra strength . I hope your pain eases up as mine is still on going :(
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Sounds like sciatica pain! This is my 2nd pregnancy and have been experiencing it since my 1st month. Definitely having that area massaged has helped me, and doing certain stretches that I googled specifically for sciatic pain. I would also recommend Tylenol on those days when it's really painful.
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