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Q: I drank castor oil to induce labor and i have been cramping ever since but i dont know if i am having contractions or not how do you no the difference?
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How do you use contractions in a sentence?

My wife was having contractions.

Im about six weeks pregnant and you are experiencing cramping Is this normal?

Cramping is normal during pregnancy and could persist. It could also be a sign that the baby is in distress or that you are having false labor pains. You should go get an ultrasound to make sure that the baby isn't in distress. If the cramping is sever then it could be preterm contractions. If the cramping gets worse and closer together you should go straigh to the hospital and have an ultrasound or to the labor and delivery room at the nearest hospital straight away.

What is causing cramping in your fingers?

I having cramping in all my fingers,but it get worse at night..

Am I miscarrying if I am cramping in my lower back?

Cramping in the lower abdomen and back can be a sign of a miscarriage, however it is not 100 percent specific for miscarriage, as several other conditions can cause similar symptoms, including Braxton-Hicks contractions, or even labor. If you are having these pains, especially associated with vaginal bleeding or fluid leakage, you should seek help immediately.

You had a misscarriage 3 months ago you were only a couple weeks then and now you are pregnant again but you are as far as you were then and having cramping is it happening again?

hopefully you will be OK... drink a bunch of water sometimes cramps and contractions come from dehydration. I would drink some water and rest with your feet up... They should go away. If there is blood with the cramping call your doctor or midwife.

32weeks pregnant and have been on terb for contractions and tonight you've been having a lot of cramping and you've rested but it hurts when you get up what could this be?

For heavens sake woman, get thee to the hospital. You are already at risk of premature labor and you are asking questions on here.

What are homeopathic methods for inducing labor?

Homeopathy is the treatment of medical conditions with potentised substance. To induce labor try taking a spoonful of castor oil. Who's to say it is scientifically proven, but I believe this age old wise tale actually works. A best friend of mine wanted to induce labor and upon hearing this tried it later that night. Within hours she started having contractions. Her baby was born the following day. WRT to castor oil: castor oil is a natural medication. It is not homeopathy.

Does it hurt to have Mirena removed?

There is a little cramping when having the IUD removed. It is the same type of cramping as the insertion, but much briefer.

Can your baby still move having contractions?


What can cause cramping?

It depends on the cramping involved. Running is a cause. So is ovulation. So does constipation or having an overly full stomach.

You were only spotting for not even a full day and having some bad cramping?

You were only spotting for not even a full day and having some bad cramping?

You fainted twice back to back and you have heavy cramping but you are bleeding are you pregnant?

If you are cramping and bleeding and you ARE pregnant you are having a miscarriage. you need to see a doctor.

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She was having contractions

Is castor oil safe for the baby if taken to induce labor?

Castor oil is really not recommended to try and induce labour. It often causes vomiting and diarrhea, which isn't something you want during labour. It is also proven not to be effective at inducing labour. Really, the best thing to do is wait for your body to go into labour naturally. If your body is not already in labour, then there is a reason for that, and messing with it isn't a good idea. I know many many women that have taken castor oil to induce their labors (around their due dates of course) and not only did they never have a problem BUT, they also started having contractions anywhere between 2-4 hours later with a baby following shortly there after. Also, I'm 9 1/2 months pregnant now, and every doctor that I've seen as well as my mother (who has been an RN for 26yrs) has told me that if I want to try castor oil "Go ahead". It can not and will not do any harm except cause cramping. It's your decision. Please do not try to induce your own labor with castor oil. It will cause increased cramping and uncomfortableness for you and not worth it. When the time is right, the baby will come. Do not rush it, take this time to rest and prepare yourself for the baby. My sister is an OBGYN. She said that this is an absolute idiotic thing for a woman to do.

How soon can you be having braxton hicks contractions?

Braxton Hicks contractions start about 6 weeks but normally are not felt until the second or third trimester.

What is spasms in uterus?

They are called contractions, this means you are having a baby! congrats!

What causes cramping stomach vomiting when having a bowel movement?

Symptoms of a cramping stomach and vomiting when having a bowel movement should be addressed by a physician. This may be a stomach virus or it may have a more serious meaning and should be evaluated.

6 week pregnant and having cramping and bleeding?

Call your doctor immediately

What to do when you are 7 months pregnant cramping and having discharges?

omg call your doctor

Is having Soft bowel movements and abdominal cramping an onset of labor?


I'm having contractions but not pregnant?

It's probably just to do with your period or ovulation

Is it normal to having cramping once a day during pregnancy?

You need to be more specific. Are you pregnant or not pregnant. If you are, it is normal to have cramping at the beginning of the pregnancy due to implantation and uterine expansion.

What is a pickle castor?

The Victorian pickle castor was made primarily for serving pickles at the dining table, giving high society women a way to serve pickles without having to bring out the pickling jar.

When do you go to the hospital when having pregnancy contractions?

My midwife told me you go when REAL CONTRACTIONS ARE: 5 minutes apart....Lasting 1 minute.....And for 1 hour THAT IS WHEN YOUR IN TRUE LABOR

Will you still have menstrual cramps monthly after having hysterectomy?

No, you will not have menstrual cramps after having a hysterectomy. if you have cramping, it could be another health issue.