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Back pain and leg pains

My wife is 9 months pregnant now.she is suffering with back pain and leg pains since when she was 5 months.this is 3rd time pregnancy.
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hi leg pain is common in pregnancy. it is because of fluid retention. it helps to keep feet on raised pillow put local massage or hot soak with bath salt. while you are up and about wear stockings.sometimes your requirment of calcium might be more because of calcium leaching from your reserves. it helps to increase milk intake or calcium suppliment. when you go to your gynaec if you are at risk of deep vein thrombosis with family history share detailes.
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Dr. D. Anuradha Chennai | Gynecologist
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This pain in legs is quite common in later months of pregnancy. levocarnitine tablets can offer some relief. ask your doctor for a prescription of it. local emollients with hot water fomentation will also give some relief. permanent relief is after delivery only.
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