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cramping 5 days before period

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
?Breakthrough : bleeding? Brown is usually old blood. Could be an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Irregular periods: Lets do a quick pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. If negative, we can give oral contraceptives to regularize your periods. We must however do a pa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
What is BD? : Unclear what you are asking
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Unless your anticipated period is actually going to come earlier than usual, 5 days before period is too early - no test is completely reliable. Test ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Spotting: The first thing you need to do is a pregnancy test. Then we can go from there.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Premenstrual sx's: Consider NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need to be seen: This is definitely not normal and is suggestive of an infection. You need to be seen by your gynecologist, your primary care provider, or an urgent ca ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
35 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Symptoms nonspecific: The symptoms you are describing are not indicative of pregnancy in and of themselves. Await your menses, if you are late (about a week), get a pregna ... Read More
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