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why am i still bloated after my period

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen only menses: At age 50, you are probably not ovulating any longer and your periods are estrogen only(no progesterone) which is notorious for fluid retention. You s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Lingering hormones: Some women can get the bloating and mild cramping days before and or after their period as the hormones associated with the monthly cycle wax and wane ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monitor: Some periods are worse than others. It is important to evaluate them over time. If this pattern continues fora few cycles you may want to consider a d ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some do : if this is a recurring problem for you then consider talking to an Obgyn about one of the many birth control options available to reduce your symptoms ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor : While bloating can be a symptom of menses, symptoms usually resolve with onset of cycle or shortly thereafter. I would not worry if this is a one-time ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mother Nature Rx: Mother Nature naturally removes any and all excess fluid post period without any assistance from you or any medications. Give her a chance to do her j ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See beow: Even if you have had a normal period, make sure that you are or are not pregnant by doing a home test that ou can obtain at your pharmacy. If negativ ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
This is a somewhat: unusual time to experience bloating/constipation/pain. These symptoms are commonly a part of the PREmenstrual symptom complex,but not so much afterwar ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Am I pregnant?: Given your story it is time for a home pregnancy test. That will help alleviate the worry. These are very accurate this far past your last menstrual ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above : See u gynecologist for evaluation and work up.
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