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What Happens If You Are Contracting But Not Dilating
I'm 30weeks (hbr 7.23)yesterday I was contracting 4minutes apart also spotting i'm not dilating contraction stopped with IV what could of caused this?
Early contractions: You don't really want to have contractions or labor at 30 weeks, but the uterus often starts toning up for the soon to happen labor and you can feel contractions (often called braxton hicks contractions). You also don't want your cervix to open. Mild temporary spotting is common; continued bleeding should be checked. If any symptoms continue that worry you, get checked. ...Read more
Im 38 1/2 weeks pregnant im contracting 5 minutes apart but they sent me home.. im dilated at 3 and 50% how can i start dilating?
Would having pupils dilated too often with dilating drops harm your eyes, e.g., destroy the pupils' own ability to contract/relax?
Dilated pupils: all medicine has potential unwanted side effects and should be used according to its prescription. ...Read more
I am 37 weeks been having cramps and low back pain. I went to labor and delivery 4 days ago i was contracting every 2 to 3 minutes but i wasn't dialating?
Depends: It is normal if u are in early labor, once you are in active labor it may mean the baby is too large for you and it is not putting pressure on the cervix to help dilate it, nature does not always work right but u should be discussing this with your OB u may need a -c-section which is better than forcing something that is not going to happen. ...Read more
Cervix effaces/thins: The cervix is normally thick through most of pregnancy, and usually many uterine contractions and physiologic changes are required to thin it (especially prior to the first delivery). It is important, however, for women to record contractions and keep their obs informed because an examination of the cervix by a trained provider can best determine extent of dilatation of the cervix/onset of labor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Faster w/reversing: There are drops called reversing drops that many eye doctors use to speed up the recovery after dilation. Dapirazole hcl 0.5%is an eyedrop that helps the mydriacyl (tropicamide) to loosen its hold on the receptors in the iris muscles that lead to dilated pupils. Then the dilating drops can wear off in 45 minutes to an hour, in most cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been slowly dilating for a little over two weeks now (finally at almost 3 cm) how long will it take me to go into active labor?
Family practice : Everyone is different. It will come soon. Longer if its your first. ...Read more
Pregnant?: If you are pregnant and at full-term then that is certainly possible. If you are pregnant but not due to deliver yet, then please call your OB/GYN to let them know you have cervical pain. If you have discharge and fever then it could be an infection and that needs to be checked as well. If you are not pregnant then dilation is not likely and infection is much more likely. ...Read more
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