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Signs of early labour, Yes and pain killers, Two weeks and

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Signs of early labour
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes and pain killers
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Two weeks and nothing helps
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Mental health

Good evening, I am Dr Ruff. Thank you for contacting us this evening.

Cramping and lower back pain are the main symptoms associated with early labour.

Is it your due date soon? Assuming you are in pain, where is the pain and what are you taking?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Good evening and thank you for your reply. I am 36 weeks. I have had cramping for just under two weeks, but it has got worse. I have had Paracetamol and codeine. They aren't helping the pain now.

Congratulations. I would say that if paracetamol and codeine are not helping you should get examined. I this is ongoing and not worsening this evening then I would attend your like assessment centre in the morning, but if worsening you should call your local maternity unit.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
That's very helpful. Thank you for your help. I'll give you a good rating.