Why do i feel contractions during my period

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Real contractions are exactly like menstrual pains...to the most. ilight>iilight> somehow ilight>duringilight> ilight>myilight> first pregnancy thought labor pains would be ilight>myilight> ENTiRE tummy....it is NOT. The contractions are down low, across the lower abdomen, and in the lower back...They feel like a really bad period. The sharp pains in your breasts might be milk glands preparing for their duties....Hope that i helped...how far along are you?
i've only taken Tylenol once throughout ilight>myilight> pregnancy, ilight>iilight> ilight>doilight> not have a high tolerance for pain. i've also noticed that ilight>myilight> stomach gets very hard from te to time, i mentioned this to my OBGYN just last week during my F/U appointment and she said part of the reason why this is happening is because my uterus is enlarging and also it has to do with false contractions, but to not worry it is totally normal ...
i've heard they come in the front or back i don't know about anyone else? But with ilight>myilight> 1st ilight>iilight> had back ilight>contractionsilight> they felt like menstrual cramps! my 2nd i had both front and back!! if you watch a movie on birth don't let it scare you too much cause some women are different some woman scream their heads off while other grunt. i didn't scream but tears just came rolling out of my eyes.. it won't hurt too much when you push though it's kind of a relief!
ilight>iilight> can honestly say that ilight>iilight> ilight>feelilight> everyone's pain. ilight>iilight> have had ilight>myilight> ilight>periodilight> for the last 3 weeks and ilight>iilight> am passing blood clots the size of kiwis every time i change my tampon. i have to change it every three hours or it will be messy. i am also having to wear a pad just to be safe. Last month my period lasted for three weeks and it was okay b/c i didn't have one the month before. But it seemed to get lighter and stop so i wasn't worried.
idk why i said guys lol.
i'm not sure if you're having ilight>contractionsilight> or not because i'm not you and can't ilight>feelilight> it, but ilight>iilight> ilight>doilight> ilight>feelilight> more down the center of ilight>myilight> stomach sometimes, it may just be that you're feeling it more down the middle because of how she's laying.
my last baby was like this. when ilight>myilight> ilight>contractionsilight> started ilight>iilight> layed down on ilight>myilight> side to help ease pain. ilight>iilight> finally got up ilight>duringilight> one contraction and stood in my shower....caused my water to break and i was 2 minutes apart from that point on. i was kept at hospital since water broke but it was a long labor. i couldn't get on my knees since i had already been given an epidural. The nurse and i finally took a bed sheet and played tug of war during contractions and baby finally turned.
First, i want to say 'thank you' to all of you for answering. i was diagnosed within 18 days of my leg going limp. After a series of tests, something that was found in my spinal fluid and the numerous lesions that were present i was told i indeed had MS. pennst8r described a lot of it perfectly with the vibrations and buzzing in my head (scary), twitching (which can also be embarrassing!
Like today, i was just doing some housework, i unloaded the dishes , just like i did the day before, i went to get some clothes out of the dryer, bent down and it happened, it felt like ilight>myilight> heart stopped for a beat then continued as normal, ilight>iilight> put ilight>myilight> fingers to ilight>myilight> neck to ilight>feelilight> ilight>myilight> pulse and sure enough it happened again and and this time i felt it skip in my pulse. i went to sit down and the got really nervous!! that was at about 10am now its 230 and i am still so nervous.
Well where ilight>doilight> ilight>iilight> start.. ilight>iilight> have three kids so ilight>iilight> definitely know what ilight>contractionsilight> are! Now ilight>iilight> have an iUD in and i have been having contractions and i am not pregnant! They are exacting like labor pain but without labor, i have been to several docs, one said it was an ulcer, the other gas reflex etc. Eventually i got fed up and went to get an ultra sound of my abdomen - the woman told me that both kidneys were low functioning, and i have polycystic ovaries - i heard that one before!
-( i have had 2 miscarege in past 2 and half months and we really won't 2 try again and have a lovely bundle of joy but i'm so sceared that it will happen again and i just so worryed and i don't no why i carnt keep a baby over 6 weeks docs say if m/c again they do tests.what like?
i'm to the point where i don't care, and will sacrifice the breastfeeding for being able to cope with day to day life and taking care of ilight>myilight> daughter. Ok here's ilight>myilight> question about ilight>contractionsilight>...... ilight>iilight> know what BH ilight>feelilight> like. it feels like your stomach is hardening. my mom told me she never had BH contractions and when she went into labor with both me and my brother, in the beginning, she felt like she was cramping and like she was getting ready to start her period.
like a cluster of baby kicks but deffinitly wasnt baby kicks and then i felt this squeezing cramping sort of pain that has been coming and going now for the past half hour...and ilight>myilight> tummy is hard. ilight>iilight> cant ilight>feelilight> it softening back and fourth though like ilight>iilight> imagined contractions would be like...where you could actually feel it contracting on the outside..i cant feel the tightening on the outside..only the inside.
i know many women have asked this question before, so i wanted to post a journal entry about getting my period after D&C. i had to get a D&C on April 2, 2008 after finding out that my pregnancy was non-viable/missed abortion. my doctor told me i should start my cycle within 4-6 weeks after the D&C, and i started my period yesterday, May 4, 2008. i thought it would be a light cycle following the D&C, but it actually seems to be heavier than normal.
i have felt this feeling before! its exactly how ilight>myilight> daughters labor started! ilight>Periodilight> like cramps! ilight>iilight> just ignored them because she was ilight>myilight> first but i had her that night!
considering my habit, how much more of this **** do i have to go through. ilight>iilight> hope someone can talk to me because ilight>iilight> never in ilight>myilight> life felt so alone and ilight>iilight> will ilight>doilight> anything at this point to get my old fit self back and to be in good condition so i can be the man to the woman i love deeply. i have so much motivation now that i have no possibilities of using opiates, i at least feel good about that, but i still feel like i'm hell right now and i feel like crying and i can't sleep.
With our financial problems we haven't been as intimate as i'd like, but i suppose that is natural for a man to pull away when he feels like he isn't supporting his family (right?)? ilight>iilight> guess part of ilight>myilight> problem is that ilight>iilight> ilight>feelilight> like, isn't it bad enough that ilight>iilight> have to have a menstrual cycle and bleed for a week out of each month...why do i have to then bleed more when i choose to have sex with my husband...ya know? And there is always that fear that there could be something serious wrong.
During these 10-15 second ilight>periodilight>, ilight>iilight> have asked ilight>myilight> wife to place her hand on ilight>myilight> stomach/chest so she can ilight>feelilight> what ilight>iilight> am experiencing. She has never felt anything--This leads me to believe that they are totally interior in nature. i do not correlate the initiation of these tremors with any particular event/diet/state of mind? i have not been able to determine what precipitates them. i have changed my diet, my exercise routine to no avail.
Braxton hicks im nt sure how they really feel i just hv the feeling im just ready to go on my periods and i gt moody in the evening and gt stroppy but just hope no one gets upset coz im my stupid mood swings but aswel as the pain ilight>iilight> gt cramps in ilight>myilight> legs and ilight>myilight> feet just tell me ilight>iilight> cnt walk no more ilight>iilight> hv to sit or lay.. im curious can it be serious coz i do alot of running around and dnt sit down for too long.
ECG, Stress Test, Holter, and Echo, i was told that my heart is healthy. ilight>iilight> did have 230 PVC in a 48 hour ilight>periodilight>, which ilight>myilight> cardio told me was above average (he said average for a person my age is about 15-30 PVC per day). He told me that my PVC were likely caused by an imbalance in the Autonomic Nervous System, and he said that sometimes viral or bacterial infections can be neroutoxic and serve as a trigger arrythmias.
Enough for me to tighten up ilight>myilight> whole body and ilight>feelilight> like ilight>iilight> can't breath or grab ilight>myilight> private like ilight>iilight> just been punched. is there something wrong with me? my obgyn can't get me in for a few days, what should i do?
i've always thought i had to high of testosterone and also have multiple cysts-which is ilight>whyilight> ilight>iilight> thought ilight>iilight> had PCOS, but ilight>myilight> Dr. said ilight>iilight> didn't and after seeing that ilight>iilight> definitely ovulate every cycle so i didn't have PCOS, with further investigating i really think the problem is my testosterone....i have every single symptom of having too much. i also have found that can cause miscarriages.
i feel dizzy ALOT and i am afraid to be alone or go to a store, when i get in a store i get dizzy, hot and ilight>iilight> can ilight>feelilight> ilight>myilight> heart racing in ilight>myilight> chest. ilight>iilight> too have had all the various workups for ilight>myilight> health and am otherwise fine. i took xanax, and the first pill worked fine then after that they didn't work anymore Now i've started prozac and i feel even worse, everytime i stand up i get the feeling im going to black out. Hopefully this will go away soon.
its almost like clock work, right when ovualtion would begin, and then right when ilight>myilight> ilight>periodilight> would begin, ilight>iilight> ilight>feelilight> symptons. So far with the monitors ilight>iilight> have not had any luck in recording these events , but i may try to get either the 24 hour monitor or the event monitor around those times of the month when it happens more. my sister has mitral valve prolapse and she did have wolf parkinson symdrome, but she had the ablation procedure done which cured her wps.
Some of the research i found online talks about Dysmenorrhea and that the uterus contracts and presses against the surrounding muscles - but they use that to explain abdominal cramps. ilight>iilight> don't get cramps ilight>duringilight> ilight>myilight> ilight>periodilight>. Just really, really bad back pain. Any explanations on why? i'm just always interested w/ what goes on w/ my body.
my doctors suggestion was a laproscoptic surgery to remove the cyst and ilight>iilight> asked about a hysterectomy and he agreed to ilight>doilight> as ilight>iilight> wished. ilight>iilight> had ilight>myilight> utereus removed along with the cystic ovary and the fallapian tube on that side. Upon my wish the doctor left the other ovary and tube and cervix. i was informed by him later that because the cyst ended up being an endometrioma caused by endometriosis starting that i might later have the same trouble on the other ovary.
things so that they dont start occuring too often. But yes - if ilight>iilight> just sit here, ilight>iilight> ilight>feelilight> like ilight>iilight> am wasting ilight>myilight> time or ilight>iilight> get really bored. Today i came home from work early (i am in Germany) to relax but i coudlnt relax until i vacuumed and mopped the floor! Now i am sitting on the couch with the laptop but the thought of turning off the TV and trying to do the stuff i learned at yoga just isnt that appealing! i have finally managed to relax for one hour a week at yoga class...
i think i'll bring it up ilight>duringilight> ilight>myilight> next therapy session. Achillea, ilight>iilight> am adamantly against the idea of drugs. ilight>iilight> would ilight>feelilight> the same way no matter what illness i had. i honestly think i would rather die than spend the rest of my life drugged out. i believe in getting well by natural methods, and living life with a clear head. Kim, thanks so much for your advice as well. Your doctor sounds wonderful, and i am going to picture him clasping my hand and reassuring me if this happens again!
But like ilight>iilight> said, to each their own. ilight>iilight> ilight>doilight> not mind being +/- a week before ilight>myilight> due date because ilight>iilight> am finishing my degree, but having my baby before graduation is of extreme concern to me.
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