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Constant Painful Contractions
36 weeks pregnant, severe constant hip pain, occasional cramping, and very painful constant back pain, have tried moving around, wont go away. Help?
Labor?: You are term pregnant. Any unusual problems should be assessed by the obstetrician. Do you feel your baby moving? That is important. Bleeding? Fluid passed? You can get a lot of aches and pains as you pelvis prepares for delivery. Things that never stretched out before may be starting to loosen in preparation so it may be no big deal but if you are worried go get it checked out. ...Read more
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
My stomach keeps tightening up, doesnt hurt just very uncomfortable. Are these Braxton hicks or contractions?
Most Likely: How many weeks pregnant are U? Yes, it could be contractions (Braxton Hicks). If you are experiencing more than 5 contractions per hour, then it is best to go to Labor and Delivery for monitoring to rule out preterm labor. This is only if you are more than 20 weeks pregnant. Since you have morning sickness, you could be early. drink lots of water and check for urine infection. Good Luck! ...Read more
Excruciatingly painful shooting pains in upper inner thigh/groin. Lasts 60-90 seconds, intermittent but gaining frequency over 4 days. Ends suddenly.
Neuropathic pain.: If you have recent injury to your back from a fall or lifting very heavy weight or sudden jerk, you may have "slippedDisc" and it may be pressing on the Sciatic Nerve and in certain position causing Sharp Shooting pain. Try Anti Inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen and Applying Ice. Get examined if not improved by this week end. I am not aware of any other medical condition that you may have. ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: Irritation of the soft tissues that attach to the heel bone causes this disabling pain. It usually feels worse when getting out of bed or a chair. See your local podiatrist for prompt accurate diagnosis and treatment. Ice massage your heel and arch and wear supportive shoes until you can be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Random Sharp pubic bone pain, sharp pain upon pushing during bowel movement, diarrhoea, nausea normal during period? Never had it before.
30 weeks prego.Loose stools, lower back pain, extra discharge, cramping, irregular non painful contractions, always feeling bloated/full . Normal?
A lot of things!: Loose stools can be normal in pregnancy. Back pain, definitely normal. Extra discharge, also normal. Irregular contractions, yes, normal. Always feeling bloated also normal. If you're worried at all, doctor can perform a cervical length us to make sure your irregular contractions aren't leading to pre-term labor. Good luck! ...Read more
Pain: The pain you mention needs to be evaluated by your doctor. It MAY be digestion related or something more serious. your doc will help you figure it out and treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Does having sharp painful bowel movement and strong pelvic cramp upon pushing ONLY during period normal?
Dull achy pain in lower right abdomen. Sometimes feels throbbing or pulsating. Irregular frequent menstral cycle related? What could cause this pain?
An MD can help u : Are you saying it occurs more often with an irregular menstrual cycle? If so it very well could be related. Endometriosis, ovarian, uterine issues can all give you that pain. As can pregnancy. Does it feel like period cramps? How long does it last ? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Does a bowel movement make it worse? Better? Constipation, muscle strrains, herniae. ...Read more
Have had a ruptured cyst in ovary. Sensitive nipples, constant pelvic/low back pain, pain during sex, frequent urination, nausea, little constipatio?
Many considerations: More information is needed: where are you in your menstrual cycle? Have you missed a period? Are you using contraception, i.e. could you be pregnant? Frequent urination may represent urinary infection...did you have any procedures related to ovarian cyst? These symptoms need to be reported to your doctor/PCP and appropriate evaluation performed. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Lower+upper right abdomen pain.like something opened, not constant pain, when pain occurs it feels like needles or tearing.
Right abdominal pain: Abdomen is magic box and it is hard to pinpoint pain unless seen , examined, or have video consult. Pl get Video consult. ...Read more
23 weeks pregnant. Constant lower back pain, constant dull upper abdominal pain under breast. Help?
Some pain expected: Sorry you're in such discomfort. Since I don't know you at all or how your pregnancy has been coursing for past 23 weeks this answer may not be taking into consideration many things but I need to say that pain as you describe is not uncommon in many pregnant women. If, however, these are BRAND NEW or changed in some significant way compared to before then, call your OB for advice. No pain meds. ...Read more
Painful periods. Painful sex. Painful bowel movements. Sore abdomen crampy. Always seem to have had this. Ultrasound tech thinks endometriosis?
I've been having severe pains around and underneath my belly button its a very sharp and painful feeling pain escalates when urinating & stretching?
Belly pain: There are different causes for your pain that need to be taken into consideration. Urinary tract infection is one of the most common ones in sexually active females especially if the pain intensifies with urination. Pelvic infections is another reason. Intestinal problems would probably be next to rule out. ...Read more
What could cause very sharp excrutiating constant bladder pain, frequent urination, and little urine?
Naususe, cramping, increased appitite, headaches, lower back pain, swollenish vagina walls, hard cervix, frequent urination, tender nipples, tired..Pregnant?
I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, sudden urge to urinate, fatigue, abdominal pain (all over) (quality: sensation of tearing pain) ( sev..
Multiple symptoms : Not sure what your question is but you need examination and perhaps labs. Soon ...Read more
Sharp pubic bone pain, sharp pain upon pushing during bowel movement, diarrhoea, nausea normal during period? Never had it before.
Sounds normal: The symptoms you describe are not unusual during a normal period. Many women have diarrhea and nausea during a period. Even though you have not experienced this before, a woman's body undergoes changes all of the time. and most women will have symptoms with a period once in a while that are unusual for them. ...Read more
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