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I had a total hysterectomy back in July and now I have this constant pain on my left side below rib cage (on side). Pain during/after sex bloating etc?

I had a total hysterectomy back in July and now I have this constant pain on my left side below rib cage (on side). Pain during/after sex bloating etc?

Referred: That is a common area for pain referred from the area you had surgery. I would make sure your surgeon is aware. The other possibility is you have developed another condition such as gall bladder disease, for example. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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Bloating and swelling immediately after sex. Should I be worried?

Bloating and swelling immediately after sex. Should I be worried?

Possibly: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can I do to minimize bloating during menstrual cycle?

What can I do to minimize bloating during menstrual cycle?

Bloating: Period bloating: try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more

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I'm feeling pain and bloating in my stomach after sex. Is that normal?

I'm feeling pain and bloating in my stomach after sex. Is that normal?

Painful relationship: It is commom if you have pain and bloating after sex as it can be resulted from dryness and rushing into a relationship with problem with lubrication and mental readiness. And sometimes GI reaction as well. Only comfortable in your relationship will eliminate these complaints completely. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

Hormones: Hormonal chnages that occur when you are having your period will cause the bloating to occur. ...Read more

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2 weeks after sex I have severe bloating in my lower abdomen. What does this mean?

2 weeks after sex I have severe bloating in my lower abdomen. What does this mean?

Well: Can be pregnancy STD pelvic infection or fecal impaction.recommend seeing a primary care doctor in person if Bloating or pain is moderate to severese seek immediate medical attention if my aunt can be seen within a couple days ...Read more

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Didn't have a period last mont and today after sex I got spotting, cramps and bloating all day?

Didn't have a period last mont and today after sex I got spotting, cramps and bloating all day?

Difficult to say: This may be the start of your menstrual cycle this month. If there's any question go ahead and do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I've had stomach pain and bloating the next day after sex. This is the 3rd time in one week I've woke up feeling like this. What is it from?

I've had stomach pain and bloating the next day after sex. This is the 3rd time in one week I've woke up feeling like this. What is it from?

See a Provider: There are many reasons why you could be having these symptoms including an ovarian cyst, a pelvic infection, uti, endometriosis or a pregnancy that is not in the uterus. You need to see a provider to check this out! ...Read more

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It's been 8 days since period ended and now I am having menstrual cramps, bloating and tender sore breasts. What's going on?

Symptoms: Was the last period a usual one? Is there chance of pregnancy? In any case, doing a pregnancy test to rule this out never hurts. If negative, wait for another one. Reduce caffeine in your diet. If you happen to miss the next one, do the test again. If you are not pregnant, there is a good chance the symptoms will go away on their own. ...Read more

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What OTC medicine works for menstrual bloating?

What OTC medicine works for menstrual bloating?

Bloating: Period bloating: try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more

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How to get rid of menstrual bloating?

How to get rid of menstrual bloating?

Bloating: Period bloating: try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

Pain: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. 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 can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for menstrual cramping and bloating?

Remedies: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your dr’s approval) or otc meds that include a diuretic such as midol. Exercise and birth control pills may help. ...Read more

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Here are symptoms that I have: 1. Tender-sore breast, 2. Severe bloating but I'm not on my menstrual, 3. Severe painful nasuating headaches. Why is this?

See a physician: Your symptoms can be from many conditions. It can be premenstrual syndrome, it can be pregnancy. See your physician asap. Your profile shows you are medications that can cause some of these symptoms. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What could cause infertility for months, bloating, ovary pain, gas, and increased unirnation 2 weeks before my menstrual cycle?

Pelvic pain: 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. See an Obgyn to begin the evaluation of these many symptoms to try and narrow down the cause ...Read more

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Why would I be spotting light pink a week after my menstrual cycle has ended? Also have slight cramping and bloating

Hormones: The most common reasons for spotting is going to be an imbalance of hormones. Estrogen and progesterone control your cycle and when not in correct balance to each other, can cause lining to shed when it's not your period. Other causes are weight (thin/heavy) and thyroid. See your doctor if persists. Birth control can help to control you cycle. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hi my last menstrual cycle was on 23rd february. I have not got my periods this month i.E. March. I am having bloating and feeling irritating.

Hi my last menstrual cycle was on 23rd february. I have not got my periods this month i.E. March. I am having bloating and feeling irritating.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems we treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If concerned about pregnancy You can do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit. ...Read more

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I get severe stomach bloating and pain prior to my menstrual cycle each month. It's as though there's a blockage, then when it arrives it releases?

PMS: This sounds like pms or premenstrual syndrome. There are a variety of symptoms with pms including bloating and discomfort. Endometriosis in another possibility. If it is causing you any distress, see a gyn provider and see what he/she thinks it is. ...Read more

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Can one recovering from atypical anorexia nervosa with amenorrhea still experience pre-menstrual bloating/acne?

Can one recovering from atypical anorexia nervosa with amenorrhea still experience pre-menstrual bloating/acne?

Absolutely: The recovery from anorexia means you have gained enough weight to begin menstruation again, and all the lovely things that come with it! Those symptoms would be two of them. ...Read more

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I am suffering from lower back pain, bloating, and cramping? I have already had my menstrual cycle. What would be wrong with me?

I am suffering from lower back pain, bloating, and cramping? I have already had my menstrual cycle. What would be wrong with me?

Tough to say: Without an exam, it is tough to say. A history and physical exam really would be best to ascertain what is wrong as it can range form ibs to uterine issues, back issues, etc, etc. Get eval and get proper dx, good luck. ...Read more

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37 old. Menstrual cycle for 7 months pain everyday. Nausea feeling full quickly bloating no appetit ultrasound done 2 cyst 1 solid. Scared of cancer?

37 old. Menstrual cycle for 7 months pain everyday. Nausea feeling full quickly bloating no appetit ultrasound done 2 cyst 1 solid. Scared of cancer?

Immdiate GYN: Obtain an immediate gyn examination and transvaginal ultrasound. These symtoms are not normal and require further evaluation with blood tests, ultrasound and perhaps an endometrial biopsy. Call your gyn now-. ...Read more

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I am 43 and have a regular menstrual cycle. I am one day late with bloating, uterine cramps, slight nausea and odd taste in mouth. Pg test neg. Am I pg?

Probably not: If it was a first morning urine test, then your symptoms are not from pregnancy. At age 43, it's not unusual that you didn't ovulate this month, and that can result in a late period and symptoms of pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

Jt pain, abn menses: Would check thyroid for hypothyroidism-TSH- and for autoimmune disease-lupus or rheumatoid arthritis check ANA, DS DNA, CCP and RF, rarely may be sarcoid (cough?). Would also get basic complete metabolic profile, urine and may need transvaginal ultrasound. Follow up with doc in 24-48 hours due to decreased urination need to check kidneys ...Read more

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Period came early, normal flow. 3 days after my period finished, I have bloating and menstral type cramps. Normal?

Sounds normal: Probably just a normal variation of your menstrual cycle and pattern. Some variations are normal and can be ignored. But if there is concern a home pregnancy test would be advisable. Did you try ibuprofen and did it help? ...Read more

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Bloating and cramping after sexual intercourse. Is this something serious or is it nothing to worry about?

Not normal: I recommend am exam, pap, cultures and ultrasound by your gyn should not have those symptoms after sex. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive and had sex during ovulation. 5 days later had cramps, back pain, bloating. Went to gyn 7 days later due to extreme nausea and frequent urination. Found complex cyst I've never had?

Follow-up needed: Ovarian cysts are very common. Every cycle you have a cyst produced where you ovulated from. Most of these cysts resolve without any treatment. However, if you are having a lot of pain then it may need to be treated now because some of these cysts can twist on themselves. However, if the pay is getting better, you can wait and get a follow-up ultrasound in 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Sex twice in one menstrual cycle. Took postinor 2 on both occasions 3 hrs after sexual intercourse. Bleeded for 4 days after taking pill. Chance of preg?

Sex twice in one menstrual cycle. Took postinor 2 on both occasions 3 hrs after sexual intercourse. Bleeded for 4 days after taking pill. Chance of preg?

Small chance: Plan B, Postinor 2, and other brands of emergency contraceptive pills can alter the menstrual cycle for the cycle in which Plan B or Postinor 2 was taken, and sometimes the next month's cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more