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Is it normal to get cramps 8 days before period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This may be due to: Pms.Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives.
Answered on Feb 16, 2017

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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NORMAL YES IT IS: It most probabely is normal anormal period can be 3 to 6 days, so do not worry it is ok.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: YES- normal. If you are not allergic, use either Advil or Aleve for relief of cramping; however, if bleeding heavily, consult your GYN.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Yes: The cramps and bleeding do not necessarily coincide.
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Dr. Wendy Askew
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It can: It is very common for women to start experiencing cramping before their menses begins, the timing can vary. For some women it can begin a week before ... Read More
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