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Pregnant. How does labor pain strikes, all of a sudden with high intensity or gradually it escalates? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi Good Morning Doctor :-) ...
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am about 37 weeks pregnant now....due date is 5th Oct...
Doctor:That is a good thing to hear
User:wanted to know if labor pain strikes all of a sudden with high intensity or...would it be a pain with ascending intensity
User:this is my first pregnancy
Doctor:It is ascending in intensity
Doctor:Gradually progressive
User:which means the intensity should be quite low in the first couple of hours ya?
Doctor:yes, that is right
User:should i go to the hospital immdtly or shud i wait for the pain to intensify?
Doctor:When your pain is moderate and increases with time, you should go to the hospital
User:i see...
User:i am still coming into the office..i drive myself in here by car...should it be an issue in the 37th week...i will have to come in for another 10days atleast
User:Drive duration is 30 mins
User:*the roads are pretty much fair to drive
Doctor:You should not be driving now
Doctor:You are almost at term
Doctor:Please don't drive now
User:okay...can i have someone drive for me
Doctor:Yes, sure
Doctor:That can be done
Doctor:It is safe as well
User:aah okies
User:thats it Doctor...appreciate your help at this early hour :-)
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Have a good day
User:thanks Doctor... you too have a great day ahead !!
Doctor:bye for now
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