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Can constipation delay period?

Can constipation delay period?

No: The gastrointestional (GI) system and genital system, while located near one another, don't influence each other in this way. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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Can constipation cause period delay?

Can constipation cause period delay?

Constipation: Does not generally cause a delay in periods. ...Read more

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Can constipation delay periods?

Can constipation delay periods?

It is not cause : And effect. Both are coming from the same source that indicates a state of poor health. Both may well be related to poor diet. ...Read more

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Can constipation disrupt your period?

Can constipation disrupt your period?

Constipation can: Occur during premenstrual time and during period which is one reason for bloating. However, constipation should not prevent you from getting your period. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm experiencing constipation or period pain?

How can I tell if i'm experiencing constipation or period pain?

Normal stool?: If your stool is normal and the frequency is same as usual, and you experience cramp during/around your period, then it is likely your period. If u have constipation, then treat it--increase fluid, add fibers (fibercon/metamucil/benefiber/senokot etc..) if constipation resolves but still crampy, then it is, again, likely your period. Motrin/aleve can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the the symptoms of constipation vs. Period cramps?

Please describe the the symptoms of constipation vs. Period cramps?

Get it other time: When u r not in your period u have it.....Constipation cramo- u have not done # 2 for days. ...Read more

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Its safe to use mira lax long period to treating chronic constipation?

Its safe to use mira lax long period to treating chronic constipation?

Better ways: Most physicians frown upon taking strong laxatives chronically and, instead, prefer measures such as proper diet, appropriate fluid intake, fiber supplements and gentle medications like stool softeners to improve bowel function. Some patients are placed on prescription medications also. Laxatives should only be used short term. ...Read more

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Constipation (Definition)

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more