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Lincoln, RI
A 21-year-old female asked:

Having what i think are contractions every on an off 2-3 they keep changing between the two at same time my but feels like i just took poop labor?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
May be labor: If you are dehydrated, you can have contractions. So, you might try lying down and drinking a lot of water. If they go away it's not labor. If not, you may need to go in and get checked, if you are preterm (less than 37 weeks), you should go in sooner.

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