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strong sharp pains in my pelvic area

okay i have stomach tightening, sharp pains in my vagina and even my anus. i timed it they come every 6 or 7 mins. are these contractions or braxton hicks? and i dnt really have any back pains. and i'm 40 weeks tomorrow.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:02 PM on May. 8, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • braxton hicks....i get the EXACT same thing now and i'm 29 weeks. you'll know when they are real cause you won't even be able to stand
    aliishott2

    Answer by aliishott2 at 1:04 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • if they are real they will get stronger and closer together.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 1:05 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • they are very strong, sometimes to wear i cant stand too long.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:09 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • walk around (maybe drink a glass of water), if they don't ease up and just keep coming harder and stronger then they are real. I've never dealt with braxton hicks really just when stuff wont stop its go time :)
    Dianebrooke

    Answer by Dianebrooke at 1:15 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • If they don't subside while walking around, sitting, or laying down and changing positions, then they are likely real. If you have been having them for more than 30 minutes to an hour, then call your health care provider.
    twin_mommy

    Answer by twin_mommy at 3:33 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • have you called the dr. yet?
    congratulations :)
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 4:44 PM on May. 8, 2010

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