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Contractions and pain

Patient: I am 34 weeks pregnant and ive been having contractions for a week. I am 3 cm dialated and -2 faced…I am still having pain in my stomach what should i do?

 

 

Symptoms: Sharp pain and pressure

 

 

Doctor: Hello,If you are already 3 cm dilated then you have entered into active labour with active regular uterine contractio ns.As your pains have been increasing gradually, it is likely that you are experiencing a preterm labour and a possible impending delivery.Please visit ER as soon as possible.Regards,

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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