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why am i having cramps after my period

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Dr. Elizabeth Elguera
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe ovulation pain: Most women ovulate (release an egg) two weks after start if period so pain may be from that. If it goes away in five days or less no worries. Sometime ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It Happens: No bleeding and just cramps occur very often. If you are worried get a pg test in 1/2 weeks.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: You just had ovulation;.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cramps may be normal: Some women experience uterine cramping during their cycles. It is the body's response to the changing level of hormones. It can be normal, but if your ... Read More
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Dr. Tejas Ozarkar
8 years experience General Practice
Prostaglandins: Your body produces prostaglandins to help break down the lining of your uterus at the end of your cycle (if you are not pregnant). Prostaglandins caus ... Read More
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A 27-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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterus or ovaries: When a patient presents with new onset of pain or cramping that is strongly associated with their cycle, they should be examined and an ultrasound ord ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hormones: Your body lets loose a whole cascade of hormones during menses.Exercise and organic Estrogens as found in tofu may help.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Commonly: Its not uncommon to get cramping after your menstrual period.
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