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Are hot flashes a sign of labor

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: You may be entering early labor. These symptoms and signs are not unusual at 37 weeks, especially during your 5th pregnancy. You are almost there!

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Something like that : I have observed that a large number of women experience chills after delivering. They experience uncontrollable shaking. It is relieved by or subsides... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Back pain: It certainly could be that you are going into labor. Please call your obstetrician for advice.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Probably not: Please call your OB to discuss as your OB knows you, could be a viral infection and common to get nausea, ht burn at the end which there are otc meds... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Maybe: Those symptoms at 35+ weeks could be pre-term labor or quite a number of other things such as a kidney infection. You should go to the Hospital ASAP ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Probably menses: If your pregnancy tests have been negative, then delayed ovulation can result in delayed menstruation. If pregnancy is uncertain, then a blood test f... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Doubtful: From your symptoms, early labor seems doubtful, but not out of the question. Being this far along, it's best to see your doctor.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Hot flashes: If hot flashes occur at other times in a young woman's menstrual cycle, then it might be a symptom of a problem with the pituitary gland and seeing a ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Uncertain meaning: I've occasionally met women who continue to experience hot flashes after a surgical or natural menopause. Lack of estrogen from the ovaries triggers ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not typical sign : Symptoms felt by a woman who is pregnant include things her partner might not be able to perceive. Signs are things he might be able to see. Symptoms ... Read More

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