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Not pregnant so why does my uterus feel like its contracting?

Not pregnant so why does my uterus feel like its contracting?

Contracting Uterus: Your uterus contracts at other times such as during your period and during intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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If orgasm makes your uterus contract, how is sex safe throughout pregnancy?

If orgasm makes your uterus contract, how is sex safe throughout pregnancy?

Orgasm & Pregnancy: The only time in pregnancy where orgasm has to be delayed is if one is at high risk for premature delivery. Here is a web page dedicated to all of the questions regarding orgasm and pregnancy: http://www.Babble.Com/pregnancy/5-things-you-might-not-know-about-orgasms-in-pregnancy/. ...Read more

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Why would my uterus be "very contracted" if im not pregnant, ovulating, nor menstrating?

Why would my uterus be "very contracted" if im not pregnant, ovulating, nor menstrating?

Direction?: I haven't heard that term used to describe a uterus. Maybe the person that said that to you was speaking about the direction of your uterus? Uteruses (uteri) can be tipped forward, anteverted; not tipped at all or straight; or tipped backward (retroverted). Maybe that was what they were referring to? All variations of the tilt or tip of a uterus are normal, by the way. ...Read more

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Pregnant and notice uterus contracts during orgasm. Normal? Obgyn?

Pregnant and notice uterus contracts during orgasm. Normal? Obgyn?

Yes: Mild uterine contractions are normal during orgasm. This is of no consequence in an uncomplicated pregnancy. If you are at risk for premature labor, placental abruption, or placenta previa you should probably avoid intercourse. Check with you obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it ok for uterus to tighten or contract at 15 weeks pregnant? What could that mean? 

Is it ok for uterus to tighten or contract at 15 weeks pregnant? What could that mean? 

Previable contractio: It is not ok. Preterm and especially previable uterine contractions are bad news and could lead to preterm birth or pregnancy loss respectively. See your obstetrician to determine your particular diagnosis and plan of care as soon as possible. You may need to treat a urinary tract infection, take some tylenol, (acetaminophen) relax on bedrest, or be admitted to the hospital for observation. ...Read more

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I am not pregnant, but when I sneeze the muscles of my uterus contract and stay contracted for up to 10 minutes. What is causing this? 

I am not pregnant, but when I sneeze the muscles of my uterus contract and stay contracted for up to 10 minutes. What is causing this? 

Nerves: It is really cool in some ways, but i can understand the concern. The nerves in the pelvis that make the muscles contract to sneeze can be closely related to the nerves to the uterus. For some people, this means that sneezing or hard coughing makes the uterus contract. If you get a cold, Ibuprofen can help decrease the pretty painful contractions. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more