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cramps and lower back pain after period

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: If you have your period you are not pregnant. If you miss a period, do a home pregnancy test.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If your period was: Not normal - may be it wasn't your period. Check a pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant from prior to that time.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Sounds like you have an infection, see your doctor.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
45 years experience Pain Management
MY FIRST THOUGHT...: My first thought in any woman with back pain and missed menstruation is ectopic pregnancy, because it could be life-threatening. Immediate gyn examin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Dr. Jay Singh answered
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Likely Muscular: The contraction of back and abdominal muscles during the process of vomiting can create significant muscular inflammation and can usually be managed w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Discomfort or pain?: Intercourse really should not be painful or cause these symtoms: you should consult your oB and abstain until cleared. Obviusly, adequate lubrication, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Premenstrual cramps: Hormonal changes during menstrual cycle can cause cramping. High dose ibuprofen (800mg 3 times a day) is usually helpful. If not, then seek medical ca ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibles: The possiblecauses are many with a viral GI illness a likely causes. If you ate concerned see a doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: When confronted with a women who could be pregnant we almost always suspect it.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Possible UTI: Call you GYN for a urine test and culture- you may have a UTI. Avoid sexual intercourse until cleared by your physician.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider mettleshmer: two weeks before your period if you are regular is the time when estrogen and progesterone ( your female hormones) are at their peak right before ovul ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Endometriosis: The pain you describe could be from many causes but endometriosis should be on the top of the list. See your gynecologist. Your gyn will probably try ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: If you're having severe pain associated with periods and especially if it hurts more on one side than another then it likely means you should have an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Pelvic cramps: need check up by doctor, urine test, ultrasound, STD tests, if hormones OK, then fluids, rest, low caffeine & cigs, NSAIDS otc meds like Advil (ib ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on how long you have had this problem. If has been more than a month you may consider the possibility of endometriosis. Bladder infec ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Dysmenorrhea: which is painful menstrual cramping with associated back pain can be related to many GYN issues and you must be examined for ovarian or uterine diseas ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Its possible: Those certainly could be signs of a miscarriage. See your ob.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
R U pregnant??: If you have any concern about being pregnant, get yourself tested. A friend can help you. Get an over the counter pregnancy test kit at your local dru ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Many reasons: Visit physician to rule out urinary tract infection or chronic back problems.

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