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Am nearly 14 weeks pregnant (4th pregnancy, one child), since

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Am nearly 14 weeks pregnant (4th pregnancy, one child), since last night after intercourse am having constant womb hardening, not painful but worrying. I don't know what to do or whom to call
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 2 years ago.

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Hello

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Well at 14 weeks and having only one child, and I assume you have had 2 losses - you should get seen

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So this means that you should be seen at least by Emergency physicians - as you might have what is known as cervical incompetence, where the cervix is opening or shortening - and this should be evaluated as soon as possible.

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You might also have an Urinary tract infection - and hence this can cause these symptoms you are having - and an UTI - urinary tract infection can cause a problem with the uterus and can even cause a miscarriage.

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So I would suggest getting seen in the Emergency department and if there is a pregnancy problem - it should be taken care of.

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I hope this helps

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