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Old 12-18-2007, 04:34 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I swear I am having weird contraction-type feelings in my rear end. Like I had when I was in labor but not as severe. What is this? It is like a shooting pain that lasts about 3 seconds and happens randomly. ugh.

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I swear I am having weird contraction-type feelings in my rear end. Like I had when I was in labor but not as severe. What is this? It is like a shooting pain that lasts about 3 seconds and happens randomly. ugh.
I'm sorry, I don't know what that is, but I can't help but laugh at the description
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yeah- i thought it was a funny description, too. i wanted to answer "jumping worms" but that wouldn't feel very nice- ick! i hope you figure it out, i am sorry it sounds painful.
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I bet it's just your body recovering from the experience of childbirth. There are a lot of muscles and connective tissue that went through a lot only a few weeks ago!

Hope it gets better soon, Kerri!
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I bet it's just your body recovering from the experience of childbirth. There are a lot of muscles and connective tissue that went through a lot only a few weeks ago!
You know, that's kind of what I was thinking. I've been having weird throbbing pains in what feels like my labia and hip flexors, but only at night. I think it may be all the connective tissues retracting back to their pre-pregnancy state. Maybe.
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I swear I am having weird contraction-type feelings in my rear end. Like I had when I was in labor but not as severe. What is this? It is like a shooting pain that lasts about 3 seconds and happens randomly. ugh.
I chalked it up to having the runs and raging roids, but I guess that what others have suggested about things contracting back make sense too.

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I had something similar with ds #1 - mine was a shooting type that I had to move, and as quick as it came it was gone. MW said it could be from things repositioning, or it could be a hormonal reaction and could last a while - I think it lasted about 4-5 months or so.
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I had something similar with ds #1 - mine was a shooting type that I had to move, and as quick as it came it was gone. MW said it could be from things repositioning, or it could be a hormonal reaction and could last a while - I think it lasted about 4-5 months or so.
: FIVE MONTHS? ugh!

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Yeah, sorry, probably not what you wanted to hear, eh?

But, it did lessen over time (severity of the shooting)
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Oh gawd, I hope it doesn't last that long!!! Feel better soon, Kerri!
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Ummm...is it possible it's just some weird gas pain?

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