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Labor Pains (Uterine Contractions)
Difference between braxton hicks contractions, trimesteral uterine contractions and regular labor contractions??
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
Is it possible to have a miscarriage without bleeding but just massive contraction like labor pains for days?
Is it possible to have a miscarriage, no bleeding and massive contraction that are like labor pains for days?
Miscarriage : A miscarriage can be painless and have little or no noticeable bleeding but if you are in early pregnancy and are having severe abdominal pain you should see a doctor right away. You may have an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus) which is a surgical emergency that needs immediate attention! if you have already had the miscarriage it may be incomplete and require surgery to complete. ...Read more
I have pain in uterus similar to labor pains but not as intense, also pain in right ovary which makes it impossible to lay down or even sleep, pain st?
See md: See physician for evaluation. Do not delay. ...Read more
2nd Stage of Labor: This is from the point at which your cervix is fully dilated (10 cm) and the baby is delivered but placenta is not. Depending on whether it is your first pregnancy or not, it can take minutes to hours but usually less than 2 hrs. This is when you will do most of the pushing and can be a risky time for both mother and baby. Babies can get stuck or the uterus or vaginal orifice can be damaged. ...Read more
Not usually: Epidural pain relief for labor is intentionally kept on the lighter side, so that ideally the mother can move easily and sometimes even walk around. Lighter pain relief also enables her to push effectively when the time comes. If a c-section is needed, then the epidural is dosed at a higher level to provide complete relief of pain. Talk to the anesthesiologist for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I help the pain from my endometriosis and ovarian cysts it's so painful it feels like labor pains once in awhile?
Problematic: Twenties female desperate for relief "endometriosis and ovarian cyst" pain has likely heard the orthodox theories of pain arousal ; treatments. Imo there is concern for iatrogenic pain-generator intestinal adhesions resulting from "endometriosis" surgeries. Status of pelvic joint stability is of concern because joint hypermobility, endometriosis, ibs, ; fibromyalgia are all markedly associated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am soaking thru tampons at times within a 30 minute time interval. I have normal pap smears. Cramps are compareable to labor pains! is this mormal?
Have IBS since I was 10.it has flared up 2day. Im in extreme pain which is making me nauseous.what can I do. Come and goes like labor pains.not pregna?
Abdominal pain: Consider evaluation for H pylori,as well as gallbladder, reflux, gastritis, as well as appendicitis,rare internal hernia/meckels diverticulum , and ovarian pathology. Would get HCG, consider sonogram/ or CT and if it persists and all negative meckels scan. Follow up with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more