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Terrible pain in my lady area

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3 years ago
I will be 36 weeks on Monday, and ever since about 28 weeks, I have had the worse pain in my lady area, that it hurts to get up from sitting. Its a pressure pain, and I am pretty certain it is from her being head down and pushing on all those nerves and such, but sometimes I can't even stand up it hurts so bad and the pain makes it hard to get a proper footing to stand up. When I lay down, it isn't as bad, but if I sit on my bed, it hurts to even scoot forward to get up to use the restroom. I have told my doctor about it several times, and all they tell me to do is to take a Tylenol. Now it is kind of getting to the point where the Tylenol doesnt even touch it anymore OR I have to wait about an hour for it to kick it. It hurts so bad to move sometimes that I get misty eyed from the pain. Is there anything that I can do to relieve it, even just a little bit, or is it just something that I have to wait out? Is there a natural pain reliever that I can take (Like the old wives tale of putting a tea bag on a tooth ache) to help with this pain, because it is honestly getting to the point to where it is hard to get out of bed in the morning.

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3 years ago
I would suggest going to a different doctor,I had pain like this 2 or 3 days before I got induced with my baby girl.Its probably just because your that far along.
3 years ago
I forgot to add that the only thing that helped me when I was in pain is warm baths.
3 years ago
It sounds like your pelvis may have separated a bit more than normal. Don't worry, that's totally common. It's happened with all three of my pregnancies, although it hasn't been too bad this time (I'm almost 31 weeks) because my baby isn't head down yet. But it definitely hurt to walk or shift my weight while sitting and I always had to make sure my hips were aligned perfectly before trying to get out of bed. If I didn't, the pelvic bones would grind on each other and it was excruciating. If this really is what's causing your pain there isn't anything you can do about it. Sorry! I've dealt with it multiple times and it's terrible, but it's caused by your baby's position and there really isn't anything you can do but wait until your baby is born. You can try a belly support band, those can help a little. But that plus Tylenol is about it. I do recommend getting a hip shrinker belt to wear after your baby is born to help get your pelvic bones back together, otherwise you can have this pain later on as well. I used one after my son was born and it was great!

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