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can you get cramps a week before your period

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, can be part of: Pms. Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No reason: to think that you are pregnant if you are taking the bcp as directed. The cramps could come from many different things including the hormones from the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
May be PMS.: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Ovulation: The pain you are feeling at that time is likely ovulatory pain as the egg is released form the ovary. There is actually a medical term for this called ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Mittelschmerz: Perhaps you're describing mittelschmerz (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mittelschmerz/basics/definition/CON-20025507) or middle pain wh ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: I'm unclear whether you just don't have the cramping or you also haven't had your period. Either way, a change in your cycle could be a sign of pregna ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unsure: It is impossible to know or to be able to answer your question accurately here, but it would be easy for you to tell - just take a pregnancy test. It ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Rice dane
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovulation pain: In a typical menstrual cycle (~28 days) ovulation occurs 2 weeks before or after the 'period'- many women can feel this occur (the egg being released ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your OB: Early to be getting braxton hicks, u need an exam and ultrasoundof the baby and uterus and cervical length as your OB may or may not want to start you ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, this can occur : With premenstrual syndrome.

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