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Contraction Length In Early Labor
Different per person: Some patients don't report any cramping until labor! However, it is common for patients to have mild cramping throughout the whole pregnancy, but typically more in the 1st and 3rd trimesters. Dehydration can make cramping worse, so drink plenty of fluids throughout. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
How long does it take first time moms that r in early labor to get into active labor. When i say early labor i mean 3cm dilated with contractions every 3 min?
Every labor : Pattern is unique. Your OB should help guide your expectations. ...Read more
This varies: Cramping in pregnancy has different causes at different times in the pregnancy. In the first trimester cramping is usually due to the uterus stretching. Braxton-Hicks contractions (false labor) can cause cramping in the third trimester.Changes in calcium needs can also cause cramping which is usually in the legs. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Most OB's that I : Work with will not let you go past 41 weeks without inducing delivery or doing a c-section. The placenta begins to deteriorate as you get close to the due date & may not be healthy enough to sustain a labor. Sudden fetal death increases for those going longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long can prodromal labor last? experiencing bouts of regular painful contractions that disappear after a few hours for about 2 weeks. I'm 36w6d
Hang in there!: This phase of your pregnancy can be accompanied with bouts of contractions. this is common. Make sure you are drinking enough water and staying in touch with your physician. Active labor could happen any time, but may still be a ways off. Hang in there! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Life threatening: Labor and uterine rupture are often not compatible with life; for the mother or the baby. If this happened to you, and you are asking this question, you had a very good doc. Your recovery will depend on how far down you went, and how many of your organs were affected. Ok to ask your doc and your team the details. ...Read more
Facelift = Mild Pain: Most of my patients report mild to moderate discomfort, and only in the first couple of days. Most are able to take tylenol (acetaminophen) by that time. Severe pain would be highly unusual and should prompt a visit to your surgeon for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon use/vaginal exam/pap with speculum etc... Often a simple incisions are aqequate to open the hymen. Some discomfort is common, but if you have excessive pain, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does muscle pain occur after a rhabdomyolysis episode, which included a week in the hospital?
Depends on : Depends on the cause, the extent of muscle involvement we recently had a man who had been in the hospital for over a week but had elevated muscle enzymes still elevated for more than 2 weeks. His tenderness improved in a week as did most of the swelling but rehab will take a much longer time. If you can stop the cause that is the important therapy and protect the kidneys. ...Read more
How long does the doctor wait to induce labor after due date? 41 or 42weeks? How do doctors induce labor? How is it done
Depends: Most doctors will induce at 42 weeks, but some might induce earlier. There are a number of methods used for inducing labor, ranging from stripping cervical membranes to breaking the water to using a combination of medications to soften the cervix and stimulate uterine contractions. ...Read more
In the Second trimester lost mucus plug, how often does it regenerate/grow back does it take 24-72 hrs or is it a long process nearing 3 weeks?
Plug loss needs exam: Losing mucus plug in the second trimester requires assessment by the doctor. It may represent painless cervical dilatation with risk of preterm labor or even delivery. Very often a "perceived loss of mucus plug" is increased volume of normal vaginal discharge which is very common in pregnancy. ...Read more
Bleeding is abnormal: Bleeding in pregnancy is abnormal and should lead to evaluation for the cause. There is a wide range of causes of bleeding in pregnancy some of which have serious consequences. If you are having bleeding in pregnancy, you should seek evaluation from your OB provider to assess the cause. ...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
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