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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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


Dr. Scott Lippe
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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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Dr. Joseph Accurso
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Could BV cause abdominal cramping?

Could BV cause abdominal cramping?

BV: Bacterial vaginosis doesn't usually cause cramping, redness, swelling or pain w urination or sex. ...Read more

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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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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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Dr. Barbara Simmons
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
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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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Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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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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