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Doctor insights on: Bloating And Gas During Ovulation

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Having mild cramps, bloating and gas between periods could that be just ovulation?

Having mild cramps, bloating and gas between periods could that be just ovulation?

Cramps maybe: Some cramps with ovulation are common but not gas or bloating. Those are signs of progesterone, characteristic of CD-20 or later. The bloating is increase bowel gas and may be interpreted by the patient as "gas." Progesterone worsens insulin resistance and in the luteal phase, carbohydrate intake is greater, creating more bowel gas. When 27feet of bowel increases diameter bloating occurs. ...Read more

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I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

Non-specific: Those symptoms are non-specific. A pregnancy would be unlikely to give you symptoms like that this soon and are most likely unrelated to intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive and I have a lot of gas and bloating. I am currently 5 days past ovulation. Is it ok to take gas x while trying to conceive?

I am trying to conceive and I have a lot of gas and bloating.  I am currently 5 days past ovulation.  Is it ok to take gas x while trying to conceive?

Yes u can. : Simethicone which is the active medication in gas-x is not absorbed. Just don't take it beyond the maximum advised as it can cause diarrhoea. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had sex on ovulation day. Today is day4 & I have had tightness and bloating in the abdomen also with a lot of gas since day 2. What could cause this?

I had sex on ovulation day. Today is day4 & I have had tightness and bloating in the abdomen also with a lot of gas since day 2. What could cause this?

Pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you are experiencing bloating and gas then you may have a digestive disorder. Consider seeing your primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist if it continues. ...Read more

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What causes bloating during ovulation?

Progesterone : During ovulation a small cyst ruptures and releases the egg. There is usually fluid and blood released too. This may cause bloating and pain. Progesterone levels rise and stay high for 2 weeks. This leads to some of the pms symptoms like bloating, fluid retention, constipation, and others. If the symptoms pass it is likely related to ovulation. If not you should see you provider. ...Read more

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Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Can be: Many women feel different things after ovulation. The hormone responsible is progesterone. Some women feel no symptoms others feel many. However, usually when people are monitoring their cycles the symptoms get more noticeable. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain and bloating during ovulation, help?

Hormonal Suppression: If these symptoms are always happening during ovulation (mid-cycle), it may be worth considering hormonal control and the prevention of ovulation using oral contraceptive/birth control pills continuously (skipping periods and only using active pills). Bloating tends to occur from the release of Progesterone that occurs when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more