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What Does A Contraction In Pregnancy Feel Like
I want to know if some women's menstrual cramps can be so strong and severe it feels like a pregnancy contraction?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I feel like I'm having contractions that are terrible in my back and my pelvis, I took a pregnancy test yesterday and it said negative . I have this p?
Abdominal pain: long list of differential diagnosis; would need more information Are you having any changes in your bowels ie: constipation,diarrhea? are you having any GYN symptoms: vag discharge,pain with sex? any urinary tract symptoms------you need to see your doctor or go to the ER and have an evaluation---any history of ovarian cysts are your periods normal? on birth control? ...Read more
28 wks preggo. Uterine contractions that make it feel like it's hard to breathe. Is this normal? Third pregnancy
No: If you are only 28 weeks pregnant and having such severe contractions that it makes it hard to breathe, you need to be seen immediately in your doctor's office or labor and delivery. While false labor is more common in women who have been pregnant several times before, this is only diagnosed by exam and is true labor until shown to be otherwise. See your doctor NOW. ...Read more
31 weeks & 2 days pregnant.My stomach hurts I can't tell if its contractions though this is my first pregnancy. It feels like a stomach virus pain.?
Contact Your OB now!: You need to be screened for babies well being & possibility of premature labor. Contact your OB & describe what is going on, if having difficulty talking to someone, go to the delivery hospital where they can find your doc & do the screening for you. Often they do a brief period of monitoring your blood pressure, babies change in heart rate, etc. If signs of early labor, they can try to stop it. ...Read more
Im experiencing a constant dull back ache that feels worse with contractions, im 40w1d pregnant with my 1st pregnancy. Should i go to l&d ?
Pain like braxton Hicks contractions rated at an 8, lasted 5mins. I terminated my pregnancy Aug 20th at 8weeks if that has to do with it and I'm 18?
Yes: Your uterus is contracting to shrink down to normal size. Another consideration is that they did not get all the tissue out of your uterus when they did the abortion and your uterus is contracting against this tissue. i think it is best to be seen and make sure their are no products of conception in the uterus. ...Read more
Had a miscarriage 6 months ago, Since then still have symptoms of pregnancy. and now this includes having labor-like contractions, why could this be?
From week 25 of pregnancy on, can fetal movement also be a contraction? Or cause one? And when belly feels hard, would baby movements be felt?
My period is over a month late and I am having contraction like cramps with lower back pain for 2 days now and pregnancy tests say negative, why?
Anovulation: It sounds as if you are experiencing anovulatory cycles. These are cycles where the ovary fails to release an egg. This causes temporary hormonal disruption. ...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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