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I came off my cycle 11 days ago but I been experiencing lower abdominal cramping. What could be the cause for this?

I came off my cycle 11 days ago but I been experiencing lower abdominal cramping. What could be the cause for this?

Ovulation: Most women ovulate about 14 days after the last period began and there is often some cramps associated with ovulation. The timing you give could be consistent with ovulatory pain. ...Read more

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Abdominal Colic (Definition)

Abdominal colic is also known as Abdominal spasm. Abdominal colic is a symptom in which a person feels there is a lot of pressure inside some part of the intestines. Sometimes the colicky pain feels like ...Read more


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What causes of lower back pain which feels like labor pain also diarehha and lower abdominal cramping pain?

What causes of lower back pain which feels like labor pain  also diarehha and lower abdominal  cramping pain?

Low back pain diarrh: Sounds like an inflammation of the rectum or lower colon; diarrheal illnesses can cause low back pain and cramping; however, the list of things is rather long. If it has been for a few days then no worries but if it has been around a while then its time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What. Causes. Abdominal cramping and back pain and spotting in between cycles?

What. Causes. Abdominal cramping and back pain and spotting in between cycles?

Check-up: Your question is too broad to answer in this short space. A lot of benign , and occasionally a malignant, condition can cause your symptoms. I can only suggest a thorough gynecologic evaluation and discussion with your doctor. ...Read more

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Abdominal cramping. I'm on mononessa 28s and Zoloft. What is the cause?

Abdominal cramping. I'm on mononessa 28s and Zoloft. What is the cause?

Not sure: I can't tell what's causing the abdominal cramping but it's likely not related to either medication. Do you have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea? Is the cramping more menstrual? Any urinary problems? Good luck! ...Read more

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I have severe abdominal cramping on the first day of my cycle every month that often causes vomiting and has be double over in pain. Is this normal?

I have severe abdominal cramping on the first day of my cycle every month that often causes vomiting and has be double over in pain. Is this normal?

NoMaybe endometriosi: May be normal for you, but not normal. May be endometriosis-abnormal distribution of uterine lining tissue outside of the uterine lining; congenital-born that way; can be treated. See your doc. ...Read more

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What are FODMAPs? Can it cause abdominal cramping, itching, nausea, loss of weight?

What are FODMAPs? Can it cause abdominal cramping, itching, nausea, loss of weight?

Possibly: FODMAP is an acronym for"Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols." These carbohydrates are commonly found in the modern western diet. These are short chain carbohydrates (oligosaccharides), disaccharides, monosaccharides and related alcohols that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine, which are associated with irritable bowel syndrome, and functional leaky gut syndrome. ...Read more

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I got my tubes clamped 6 days ago, and I am having awful lower back and abdominal cramping, and feel sick to my stomach. when should I be worried?

I got my tubes clamped 6 days ago, and I am having awful lower back and abdominal cramping, and feel sick to my stomach. when should I be worried?

Post OP: Your surgeon gave you verbal and written post operative instructions and information. Surgeons need to know when one is not recovering incase there is a post operative complication. Please refer to your surgeons instructions or contact them directly for instructions. ...Read more

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On pill, light mid cycle bleed, bright red and mild lower abdominal cramping for last 2 days. Haven't skipped any pills, never happened before. ?

On pill, light mid cycle bleed, bright red and mild lower abdominal cramping for last 2 days. Haven't skipped any pills, never happened before. ?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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