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I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

No. Get seen. : Having cramps "like menstrual cramps" can mean preterm labor. It can be braxton hicks contractions, which are normal, but shouldn't hurt so much. Call your OB now to discuss if u need to go to ed. Take care. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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U can have.Menstrual cramps if u are pregnant?

Be seen: You should not be having cramps while pregnant and they could mean false or true labor pains or potentially miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is having menstrual cramps a good indication you're not pregnant?

Is having menstrual cramps a good indication you're not pregnant?

You could also: Have mild cramping if pregnant. So, it your period is late - would take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is painful menstrual cramps a good indication you are not pregnant?

Is painful menstrual cramps a good indication you are not pregnant?

If you are having: Your period (bleeding) ; cramps - then you are not pregnant. If you only have cramping ; have missed your period - those could be consistent with being pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...Read more

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I'm 29 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing cramping for the last few hours like menstrual cramps. Is this something to worry about?

Be vigilant: Please Count how frequently these cramps are happening. If these are not slowing down please call your OB, and ask your husband to take you to the ER. ...Read more

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I am 10 weeks pregnant.Every day, from time to time I have light menstrual cramps which worriedme a lot.Are they normal in pregnancy and for how long?

I am 10 weeks pregnant.Every day, from time to time I have light menstrual cramps which worriedme a lot.Are they normal in pregnancy and for how long?

Normal.: Mild cramps and aches are common in pregnancy as the uterus grows and stretches its supporting ligaments. Not to worry if there is no vaginal bleeding and your obstetrician's examination is normal at each prenatal care visit. You may only use regular tylenol for discomforts of pregnancy - not advil/aleve/motrin or other nsaids! take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant today and am having lite menstrual cramps. Does this mean labor is happening? Or what does this mean? Thank u! :)

I'm 39 weeks pregnant today and am having lite menstrual cramps. Does this mean labor is happening? Or what does this mean? Thank u! :)

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 for contracting. This stretching and the increasing size of the baby can cause cramping. You are likely in labor when you are having strong contractions, lasting a minute, at least every 5 minutes, for an hour or more. ...Read more

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39wks pregnant, 3rd child, dull/achy back pain, random contractions that feel like menstrual cramps. Onset of labor?

39wks pregnant, 3rd child, dull/achy back pain, random contractions that feel like menstrual cramps. Onset of labor?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

Menstrual pain is also known as Period pain. A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more