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menstrual cramps vs labor pains

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysmenorrhea: Women with extreme pain have reported that the experience desensitized them from the pain of labor. Other than that there is no relationship. R.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Labor is painful but if you are determined to go natural there should be no reason why you can't. Be sure to have some coping skills practiced up for ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brendan Carroll
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The lower part of the uterus stretches and thins as you approach your due date. This allows the top part of the uterus to stay thicker and stronger fo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor: Absolutely can be signs of labor. All the symptoms you are listing, either alone or in combination can indicate labor. Start thinking of names.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy: By the time you read this snswer you may have already had your baby. Good luck
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I assume you have ha: Had blood work , an exam, cultures and an ultrasound, if all of those are normal then u will need a laparoscope or davinci robot to look inside your ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
By no means.: Dysmenorrhea is painful, but a stroll in the park compared to true labor pains (so I am told).
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Heavy periods: Heavy bleeding may not be normal. See your family doctor or gynecologist as this can lead to anemia if not addressed.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible infection: This is not normal. The pregnancy may not have been completely removed or you could be developing an infection. You need to be seen, presumably by t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Seek attention!: Possibly endometriosis. You need to see a doctor and probably need an ultrasound.

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