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Bloating And Cramps After Period
No: No, "extreme" anything is not normal. A young and healthy woman can have an irregular period, cramping, or other menstrual symptoms once in a while. If the symptoms are brief, and she returns to normal quickly, and then has normal periods after that, it's not too worrisome. If sexually active, infections should be checked for. A primary care dr. Should evaluate if prolonged or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
4 days late and 3 day period, day 2 after period with cramps, frequent urination and some back pain with some bloating.
Yes: 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. ...Read more
Yes, this can occur: With premenstrual syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Sometimes women develop this things as bloating and cramps up to 1 week before period. If it is a common thing 1 week before your period, more likely relates to it. If not probably has nothing to do with your period and may be caused by something else (bowell problems). ...Read more
Have been having a period for 2 months now. Has happened before for a month but stopped. Having big clots. No pain, bloating, or cramps. What is this?
Period x 2 months: This can happen due to stress, fibroids, or retained products of conception. Would follow up with ob get sonogram (check for retained products, fibroids, polyp, and PCOS) and check CBC as you can become very anemic. Sometimes you are placed on birth control pills for several months to regluate and assess if your cycle resets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more
PMS: Premenstrual syndrome symptoms can start as early as 14 days prior to next period. But, that is just one possibility. ...Read more
A period can vary from 3-7 days and can start as spotting to heavy and taper to light bleeding before stopping.
Everyone has variability during menses.
Sometimes flushing can happen around periods. Have you checked your thyroid functions recently? That may help. Your ob/gyn can get more details from you to assist you. ...Read more
Period 10 days late when started only lasted 2 days. Been having bad cramps and bloating. Should I take a test?
Not normal: Abdominal tightness + bloating is common just before and during ovulation or menstruation. In PMS, tightness may accompany other symptoms such as mood swings prior to menstruation. But if you feel tight & bloated for more than one week or after your period ends, I recommend you see your doctor. Ovarian cancers can present this way and should not be overlooked, especially if there is increased risk ...Read more
Yes, it is normal: For you. Each woman is different in terms of her period symptoms. You are blessed. ...Read more
Talk to GYN: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more
I started the pill 5 days ago and have servers bloating aswell as cramps, however no period. What does this mean?
Common side effect: It is very common for estrogen containing contraceptives to initially cause bloating and cramping, and missed period. Did you miss any pills? Any chance you could be pregnant? If so, check urine pregnnacy test. If not. Give it about 3months for your body to adjust or ask your clinician for lower dose (20mcg) pill or try nuvaring. If you still don't tolerate, consider mirena, (levonorgestrel) nexpanon or DMPA. ...Read more