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A 33-year-old member asked:

How typical is it to get bloated a week before your period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation).

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Should i get bloated a week before your period?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation).
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get bloated a week before your period?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation).
A 37-year-old member asked:

How typical is it to get bloated before period?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
Secretory Phase: This is where you are in your monthly cycle and this is just part of the hormonal changes that you are experiencing when your ovaries, tubes and uterus become swollen, and such changes could also affect the peritoneum and other organs of your body.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Typical to be bloated during your period?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, for many women.: Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get bloated a week before your period and have food cravings?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Possible: Different women have different symptoms in the pre-menstrual phase. Try to control your cravings to ensure that you do not gain weight.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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