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Abdominal Pain Feels Like Menstrual Cramps
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Recently injured my lower back, badly. On the mend, but now feel lower abdomen pain, almost like menstrual cramps? Not pregnant & in between cycles.
Ovary: Sounds like a pain in the ovary. It could be a cyst. They often resolve spontaneously after your menses. There are many other possibilities, including low grade infection, intestinal or appendix, urinary tract and hernia, so if it is severe or persistent, get it checked by a gynecologist. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago, I'm late for my period & having upper & lower abdomen pain breast tenderness & menstrual cramps, why? Normal?
Cyst: If you're late for your period, the first thing you should do is take a home pregnancy test. It sounds like the symptoms you're having are premenstrual and it's possible you'll have your menstrual cycle in a couple of days. 600 mg Ibuprofen can help with the pain you are describing. ...Read more
I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, ovary pain throughout the cycle, pain and stomach ache during sex, painful bowel movements, discharge?
Get evaulation: I recommend that you start with a Gyn exam to assess whether you may have an ovarian cyst, or possible pelvic infection or endometriosis. Constipation can also be a source of chronic lower abdomiinal pain and discomfort with sex, and stool softeners or Miralax may be helpful. ...Read more
I have bad lower stomach pain after I goto the bathroom. I also get a similar pain after intercorce The pain is worse but similer to menstrual cramps.
I've had cramps in lower lefr abdomen for 4 days. Feels like menstrual cramps but occasionally gets sharper. Never happened e before. What could it be?
While I run I get cramps in my lower abdomen that feel like menstrual cramps. I've met numerous runners with this same problem.
Cramps and running: It is difficult to say if the sensation you are describing is coming for your genital tract (uterus etc) vs your intestinal tract. Cramping from the uterus responds very well to anti- inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen). You may try pre- run treating yourself with one of them to see if it helps. ...Read more
I am having random sharp pains in my abdomen. Mainly between my right lumbar area and inguinal. And it doesn't feel like menstrual cramps.?
A number of things: That is a common location for pain from kidney infections or kidney stones. In addition any pelvic pathology like an ovarian cyst could present in that location. It is also possible you just have a strained muscle and keep reinjuring it because it is difficult to rest those muscles. ...Read more
Feels like I have menstrual cramps (abdomen & back) but im not on my period. What could this be? It's been a week now & is very uncomfortable
STD can cause it:
You have STD as mentioned by you. We don't know what kind of STD you have and you are being treated with Ampicillin
STDs are not treated with Ampicillin and may be causing your pelvic cramps
And it can also be due to Ampicillin
Consult your doctor or an Infectious disease specialist and get properly treated for your STD if not already treated properly
Do not wait as you are only 21years old ...Read more
Today I have been experiencing mild pulls in my lower middle abdomen. What could this be? Does not feel like menstrual cramps.
My lower abdomen hurts on the left side. How do I know if they are menstrual cramps or something serious like appendix?
Appendix is on: Right side. Left side pain could be menstrual cramps, or could be ovatian cyst, ectopic (tubal) pregnancy, divefticulitis, ureteral stone, other; tumors/cancers possible, but less likely. Got fever, vomiting, change in weignt, bowel habit, bleeding, change from usual menstrual symptoms, etc, needs MD ASAP. At all different from usual, see MD ...Read more
Unlikely: It is unlikely the two are related. Menstrual cramps are usually caused by contractions of the uterus. Unless you damaged your uterus two years ago it is unlikely that you would experience worsening symptoms today. You would likely have experienced it soon after the accident/trauma had you injured your uterus. I would suggest seeing your doctor to explore other reasons why your cramps are worse. ...Read more
Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation.
There are many options for painful periods. Schedule a visit to discuss. ...Read more
Not harmful: Over the counter topical analgesics should be safe to use on your lower abdomen. ...Read more
I went for a run today and I felt the most painful cramps in my abdomen (like menstrual cramps). My period is 2 weeks away. What is it? Thanks
Probably ovulation: If you are not using a hormonal method of con (pill, Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) etc.), pain occurring at midcycle is usually associated with ovulation. At that time a relatively large (almost one inch) follicle (fluid-containing sac which contains the egg which is soon to be released) has developed and the "bouncing from running, jogging, jumping can cause it to twist a bit and hurt. ...Read more
36 wks pregnant w inconsistent low abdomen/inner thigh cramping. Like menstrual cramps. Could these be contractions? Also gradually losing mucus plug
I have severe pain in my lower abdomen and womb area when I am supposed to be in my menstrual cycle but mine is not regular so I never have it when I'm supposed to. It is very severe compared to menstrual cramps as it leaves me in a paralysed state for at
See your md: Its very hard to tell what is happening by the given description. See your doctor to rule out infection, and other causes of pelvic pain like ovarian cysts, or intestinal problems. ...Read more
It's not time for my period. I've had mild menstrual cramps in my lower abdomen for about a week now after I had sex the day of ovulation. Pregnant?
23, no pcos, poor menstrual cramps, flow for 2 days, pain in lower abdomen and not actual but sensation of swelling in feet, 53wt, height 5f 2inches, cause?
Depends on the cause: Of the ache and cramps. There are 100's of possible causes of your symptoms. Some of them could be serious or require immediate operation. See you doctor so he can figure it out for you. ...Read more
What to do if I have a stomach ache/ cramps in my lower abdomen. Any suggestions on how to get rid of it?
Probiotics may help: ... But if not, consult your GI specialist. ...Read more
Pooping frequently, indigestion, stomach aches at times, heavy feeling abdomen, recently had full period and protected intercourse. Weird cramps too.
Needs to be checked: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis causing your symptoms. Consilt your doctor to confirm if you have it. Meanwhile make sure you drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration. But if also vomiting and not able to retain fluids go to ER with your parents as you are a minor ...Read more
4 days late, stomach ache not abdominal cramps, brown discharge only when I pee, had unprotected sex, I don't want to get pregnant?
One "old"tip: Have someone apply deep hand pressure over sacrum (seat bone)- prolonged pressure sometimes relieves back ache. ...Read more
I have reoccurring abdominal pain. The pain feels similar to menstrual cramps. I've had this problem off and on for approximately a decade.
Endometriosis?: See a Gyn. For an exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Menstrual pain causing me to pass out. Second time its happened in past two years. Have abdominal pain first. Went to the ER first time, gave me pain?
Lower abdominal pain below belly button feels like menstrual pain but its not and very nauseous with diarrhea. Been happening for awhile. Any ideas?
I've suffered from PMS since I started my period at age 13 (I'm 23 now). This month has been significantly worse than usual, with this intense abdominal pain that feels like a mix of acid reflux and menstrual cramps. It's nauseating and nothing seems to g
I feel your distress of 10 years and worsening symptoms since last month.
“This month has been significantly worse than usual”- Reflect stresses during this time including relationship turmoil or less Vitamin B6, Calcium and Magnesium in diet.
Acid Reflux can be due to Stress, Alcohol, Caffeine, Ibuprofen.
See Gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment.
See Psychiatrist for Anxiety and Depression. ...Read more
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