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31 weeks pregnant period like pains

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I am 31 weeks pregnant and been having period like pains that really hurt, vaginal pain which really hurts and its all day i have had it for about 3days straight now. This is baby no 3 and am meant to have a c section. I am also having more discharge. I also had some blood in urine last week but nothing since. My doctor says that i dont have an infection. What could this be?

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replied January 28th, 2011
Third Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A19069
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Your symptoms could be indicative of early uterine activity. When the pain is present see if there is associated abdominal tightening and radiation of pain to back, thighs and pelvic floor/vulva. Consider visiting your obstetrician for a thorough examination to rule out increased uterine activity that can lead to premature onset of labor pain. You might need to be put on uterine relaxants to help you carry on pregnancy smoothly until the time of scheduled C-section.
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