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what are you given for contractions

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Terbutaline?: It was probably Terbutaline. An injection of Terbutaline is frequently used to prevent or to stop contractions. It sometimes makes you jittery and ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Terbutaline: Terbutaline will sometimes stop your contractions long enough(36-48 hours) to give you a steroid treatment that will help the lung maturity of your ba ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: A marginal placenta previa may not cause a preterm birth, but may cause extra bleeding close to term and durin labor. Since blood is an irritant, some ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yutopar: http://www.drugs.com/mmx/yutopar.html Its a medication for preterm labor that is no longer in use
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Brant
25 years experience Family Medicine
Bed rest: If meds to stop contractions aren't effective bed rest to delay premature delivery
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contraction: You will feel your abdomen get hard. A lot of my patients think this is the baby moving. Hope this helps!
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor process: Contractions arise from the smooth muscle of the uterus rhythmically to expell a fetus when mature. It is also know as labor.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bad menstrual cramps: Labor can take 24 to 36 hours. Early on labor pains feel very much like bad menstrual cramps. It can take 12 to 18 hours to get into active labor. The ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual cramps: Most of my patients describe contractions as being like menstrual cramps, to varying degrees of discomfort - from mild to severe. However, some patie ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cramping: Intense, intense cramping--like the worst period of your life. This is unlike anything you have experienced before, especially if you're a first time ... Read More

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