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Contracting Uterus Not Pregnant
Contracting Uterus: Your uterus contracts at other times such as during your period and during intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took tegestron while pregnant with my last son so my uterus wouldn't contract could that be a reason my hpt are reading + 1 month then the next neg?
35 weeks pregnant, right side of belly gets hard on and off, is this the baby or uterus contracting?
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
Pregnant with 8th and had no problems with any but hemorrhage with 7th from fybroids and uterus would not contract. Had transfusions. Am iat riskagain?
Yes: The risk of bleeding after delivery goes up with more than 5 pregnancies, and with a prior heavy bleed after delivery. ...Read more
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