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Cramping and nausea and im 35 weeks pregnant could it be braxton hicks or pre-term labor?

Cramping and nausea and im 35 weeks pregnant could it be braxton hicks or pre-term labor?

Exam needed: Labor is a combination of contractions and a change in the cervix. An exam is needed to know if it is occurring so a woman should notify and go to her OB or labor and delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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38 weeks pregnant with nausea, back cramps and gas, could it be signs of labor?

38 weeks pregnant with nausea, back cramps and gas, could it be signs of labor?

Could be...: If the back cramps become regular and progressively stronger, these symptoms would be compatible with labor. Start timing, lay back and relax in between. If the pain is continuous and not intermittent like early labor, then you need more urgent evaluation as this would not be normal at this point and could point to a problem. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant bloody discharge and back pain when should I go to labor and delivery?

39 weeks pregnant bloody discharge and back pain when should I go to labor and delivery?

Now is good: You may have mucous show which is normal. However, if you have no fetal movements, or frank bleeding, or severe constant back pain; you should go straight to labor & delivery. It's safer to get checked & ensure a healthy baby, see if labor has started, & see if everything's ok. L & d staff should be happy to reassure you & answer all your questions. ...Read more

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Signs of preterm labor i'm 24 years old and 27 weeks pregnant. I think i'm having normal aches and pains of pregnancy, but need to make sure. Braxton hicks (5-6 a day) hip pain (constant) heaviness in abdomen and thighs (off and on for weeks now) sharp

All : All of the above symptoms you described are common at your stage of pregnancy. However, my rule of thumb for any pregnant patient is to contact your ob/gyn if you have any concerns, even the slightest. You can call your doctor's office 24/7 and there will always be someone on call to take your call. If you have any of the following signs of preterm labor present to OB triage right away: contractions that occur every 10 min. Or more frequently leakage of fluid or blood from your vagina increase in pelvic pressure intense backache cramps( like your period) best of luck with the rest of your pregnancy! ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant, period like cramping for 4 days, left side/back pain and vomitting and sharp quick pains at private area?

33 weeks pregnant, period like cramping for 4 days, left side/back pain and vomitting and sharp quick pains at private area?

UTI or early labor: Could be a urinary tract infection or could be signs of premature labor. Really need further evaluation by your physician ...Read more

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Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Early symptoms of pregnancy 3-4 weeks back pain & abdoen cramp?

Although these sxs: Can occur in early pregnancy, you will need to take a pregnancy test to find out (as they are not diagnostic sxs). ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks 4 daus pregnant with constant cramping nausea and severe back pain? Is this a sign of labor?

Get checked: At this stage of pregnancy these symptoms could be sign of labor or a worrisome problem like fetal distress due to any reason like dehydration or cord around baby's neck or early separation of placenta. It is best to see your OB doc and get checked to make sure baby is okay. ...Read more

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34/35 wks preg dd 7/29-8/3 extreme back/vaginal/lower abdominal pain contractions last couple wks discharge & feeling of leaking on self preterm labor?

34/35 wks preg dd 7/29-8/3 extreme back/vaginal/lower abdominal pain contractions last couple wks discharge & feeling of leaking on self preterm labor?

Go to L&D: The symptoms you describe warrant an exam by your doctor or a doctor covering for Labor & Delivery. You need to rule out preterm rupture of membranes, as well as preterm labor. Go now. ...Read more

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I'm 33 wks 4 days pregnant with twins and I've been experiencing painful contractions, a back ache and pelvic pressure. What can I do to stop the pain?

I'm 33 wks 4 days pregnant with twins and I've been experiencing painful contractions, a back ache and pelvic pressure. What can I do to stop the pain?

Quick fix:: You cannot take pain medication except Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ALeve, unless allergic to these. I suugest a simple trick: Get a large cotton athletic sock and place 2-3 tennis balls inside, then place behind your back: alternate with a heating pad on low or medium ( not htype of pain is normal in pregnancyot) and use BioFlex as a massage cream.This type of pain is normal in pregnancy. ...Read more

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29 weeks and 4 days pregnant second pregnancy sharp pain in abdomen is this braxton hicks?

29 weeks and 4 days pregnant second pregnancy sharp pain in abdomen is this braxton hicks?

please call your OB: Now your OB needs to decide as u may be trying to go into premature labor should not be having sharp pains at 29 weeks and all questions regarding contractions or anything like that please call your OB , your OB is on call 24/7 or has someone covering. ...Read more

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Im 33 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Today im experiencing diarrhea, is this a sign of premature labor?

Probably not: Call your provider for instructions, they may want you to be seen in labor and delivery, where it can easily be determined where preterm labor is or is not a problem. They can give you fluids for the dehydration too. The answering service should be able to put you in touch with whoever is on call. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant and 5 days having severe cramping with brownish discharge. Do. Go to hospital now? Am. In labor?

39 weeks pregnant and 5 days having severe cramping with brownish discharge. Do. Go to hospital now? Am. In labor?

Hospital: You should head to the hospital when your contractions are 5 minutes apart and regular. Always better to go sooner rather than too late. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Labor Pains (Definition)

Labor pains = rhythmic uterine contractions that occur during delivery ...Read more