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this might sound stupid but...

i keep getting pains that run through my hips i can' really describe them except for you know when u get that tingle that run through your arm when you hit your elbow they are like that but a pain not a tingle and its close to my hips are these contractions? iv just had them a little bit here and there through out the day.

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Alyson_Torres09

Asked by Alyson_Torres09 at 11:10 PM on Feb. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • im not sure bc i never really had contractions - but it might be sciatica.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 11:13 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • Baby could be on a nerve or something
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:14 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • no that's not contractions, that's the baby pressing on your sciatic nerve.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:24 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • No, not contractions, like another poster said, might be your sciatic nerve, talk to your doctor about it. And FYI, Braxton Hicks(practice contractions which you can start getting halfway through your pregancy) and contractions are a hardening of your stomach. The muscles "contract" and make your stomach hard. BH shouldn't be painful, just really really uncomfortable!
    Rachell9503

    Answer by Rachell9503 at 11:53 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

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