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gas pains vs contractions.

So I really thought I started having contractions. Intense pain and pressure. My stomach was tightening for about 30 to 40 seconds every 5 mins or so. Decided to try using the restroom. Gas. Gas and more gas. Geez. False alarm had me a little scared. Happen to anyone else?
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No....not mistaken for contractions, but definitely have had the worse gas pains of my life while being pregnant, now I know how babies feel with excess gas :( no wonder they cry.
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I had a lot of gas with both of my first two children...I would get sharp pains with mine...and gas in my chest. I would talk with your Dr. about something for the gas if you get bad pains...I ended up taking gasx and prilosec for mine. It helped! Good luck!
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