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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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Why do I get severe pain & bloating during the time I should be ovulating. It lasts about 36hrs. It hurts to walk, sit, bend. & at times debilitating?

Why do I get severe pain & bloating during the time I should be ovulating. It lasts about 36hrs. It hurts to walk, sit, bend. & at times debilitating?

Hormones: You have a hormonal surge when you ovulate, and apparently you have an untoward side effect from it as described by your symptoms. Check with your gyn dr. And they may be able to help. ...Read more

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i had intercorse without protection, during my ovulation and two days after i was feeling cramps and bloating and,,lasted for 2 days can i be pregna?

Yes: Whenever you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for pregnancy. Usually a urine test will not show you are pregnant until time for your next period. If symptoms continue, see your doctor and get checked, a blood pregnancy test can be positive within a week or so of conception. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge during ovulation then brownish for a couple of days. Now it is watery clear discharge with bloating, fatigue and cramps. Pregnant?

Light pink discharge during ovulation then brownish for a couple of days. Now it is watery clear discharge with bloating, fatigue and cramps. Pregnant?

Possibly: A home pregnancy test will confirm your symptoms in a matter of minutes. The tests are accurate and fast. If not pregnant, consider repeating in a couple of days if you've missed your period. Otherwise, some Ibuprofen can help with cramping. Clear discharge from vagina is normal. ...Read more

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During ovulation, breasts very sore and swolen, bloating...Menstruation extremely sore and can't walk straight because of pain. What can I do about it?

During ovulation, breasts very sore and swolen, bloating...Menstruation extremely sore and can't walk straight  because of pain. What can I do about it?

Many options pill #1: Remember, ovulation is around the middle of the cycle, around day #14 if the cycle. Then, compounded by severe menstrual pain, first line treatment is the birth control pill. A workup may reveal an enlarged uterus making pain more significant. There are surgical options if having a baby is complete. Do you sleep well at night, have headaches, back pain and/ or panic attacks? ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve bloating and gas during menstruation?

What is the best way to relieve bloating and gas during menstruation?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.

Fruit may cause gas: There are some fruits/vegetables that are complex and can lead to gas/bloating. They are called FODMAP; examples are apples, pears... also broccoli, asparagus, brussel sprouts. You can look up the diet and avoid those if they bother your stomach. Otherwise the rest are ok to eat. ...Read more

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What do I do about my bloating and gas problem? I have have had sort of bad gas during regular school days in the past but I have learned to live with it. Now I have been feeling really bad lately, especially in school, and bloated and gassy. I was also a

A : A common cause of gas and bloating is lactose intolerance. Try to cut out dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese etc.) do this for two weeks and monitor for improvement. If that does not work try the same thing except eliminate anything containing gluten. Lastly, try an over the counter gas medication like gas-x or beano.
If these things do not prove helpful visit your doctor for a complete evaluation.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Lately, after napping during daytime, I get a bad taste in my mouth when waking up. What could cause it?( sympts gas, bloating.)

Lately, after napping during daytime, I get a bad taste in my mouth when waking up. What could cause it?( sympts gas, bloating.)

Bad taste: Sounds like you might be having some esophageal reflux of stomach contents into your esophagus causing the bad taste. You might want to try sleeping/napping with your head elevated slightly - or seeing if using an over the counter antiacid or medication like otc Prilosec might change it. Silent aspiration can become concerning - you might want to mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain during sex (Same partner for 2.5 yrs), chronic constipation, lower right ab pain with sudden movements/bm's. Severe Gas and bloating, too.

Pelvic pain during sex (Same partner for 2.5 yrs), chronic constipation, lower right ab pain with sudden movements/bm's. Severe Gas and bloating, too.

Go see ur Family Doc: You appear to have several more complicated issues than can be addressed in 400 characters. Chronic constipation is often aggravated by inadequate fiber, fluids & exercise. It can also lead to gas & bloating as well as abdominal pain. Dyspareunia or painful sex needs to be addressed by Family Doc or Gyn. Perhaps complication of surgery, sexually transmitted infection, endometriosis or adhesions. ...Read more

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Are digestive enzyme supplements helpful during pregnancy in alleviating symptoms such as heartburn and or constipation and or gas/bloating?

Are digestive enzyme supplements helpful during pregnancy in alleviating symptoms such as heartburn and or constipation and or gas/bloating?

Probably not...: Taking additional digestive enzymes is not likely to help with symptoms such as heartburn, constipation, or gas bloating unless a person has an underlying deficiency of digestive enzymes. Changes in the types of foods, the size of meals, the body position during/after meals, etc..., can help symptoms somewhat. An ob-gyn or G.I. Doctor may evaluate to see if symptoms are typical for a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've been having nausea during eating, getting the runs after, bloating afterwards, dry feet, gas, frequent urination, leg cramps, and headaches.

Get examined: You should have a complete exam in a clinic as soon as possible. You may have food poisoning or some other type of infection which can be treated. You should also have your blood sugar levels checked out. Please don't waste any time getting this checked out. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, pressure in lower abdomen,gas,gas pain and bloating normal before/during period?

Very common: This is not uncommon at all. There are hormonal and inflammatory changes that cause these associated GI symptoms. ...Read more

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Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this. ?

Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this. ?

Sure, but...: ...so can lots of other things. Please call your gastroenterologist--he will have some insight relative to your particular circumstance. ...Read more

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Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating,  rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Please get help...: Gi bleeding is never normal, but when prolonged for months associated with lower abdominal distress as you describe, then colitis (colon inflammation) must be ruled out. Possibilities at your age most likely include: 1) inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's); 2) infection, maybe chronic or recurrent. Don't delay further--get evaluated by your doctor or GI specialist. ...Read more

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Are slight nausea and bloating good signs of ovulation?

Are slight nausea and bloating good signs of ovulation?

Can happen to some.: As ovulation approaches some women do experience bloating & nausea. ...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