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3 to 4 contractions for abour 20 seconds each

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I am 32 weeks pregnant, and diagnoised with BV. I am having back pain, abdomen, pain, having 3 to 4 contractions for abour 20 seconds each in matter of ten minutes.( only happened once so far) woke up with extreme gas and felt nasuated? what could this be

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replied January 24th, 2011
Third Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A18888
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The contractions could be similar to Braxton Hick’s or could also be indicative of early onset of labor indicating uterine activity. I would recommend you to go ahead with a follow-up check for the BV along with evaluation to confirm/rule out uterine action with your obstetrician. You might need to be put on uterine relaxants to ensure smooth completion of pregnancy and prevention of premature delivery.
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