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Can you have contractions without being pregnant?

I'm 57years old, haven't had a period in 4-5 years, was exercising and started having contractions. I haven't exercised since then. And haven't had any contractions. I'm afraid to exercise. And I had a tubal ligation done. Could I possibly be pregnant, or is it something else. Should I talk to my doctor.
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Are you positive it wasn't a muscle spasm?  When not pregnant, they call these contractions just cramps.  I've read that uterine fibroids can cause this. When was your last pelvic exam?
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