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Back pain nausea and brown/pink spotting (3days)2weeks after period?

Back pain nausea and brown/pink  spotting (3days)2weeks after period?

Discharge = LBP?: They may be unrelated but would be concerned if they were. This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. You will likely need to see your GP to evaluate for other concerning causes. ...Read more

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Breast pain two weeks before period and sharp cramps shooting downwards?

Breast pain two weeks before period and sharp cramps shooting downwards?

Consider mettleshmer: two weeks before your period if you are regular is the time when estrogen and progesterone ( your female hormones) are at their peak right before ovulation. That is the time when the breasts swell. As far as the cramps i would need some more information unless what you are describing the pain of ovulation. First one side then the next month on the other ...Read more

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Abdominal pain and spotting after periods?

Abdominal pain and spotting after periods?

Not sure related...: ...With the limited information provided, but you sound concerned and appropriately you should be, regardless of your age (you didn't provide us that information). Get a good examination with appropriate testing for differential diagnosis, reassurance (hopefully), and/or treatment. ...Read more

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Horrible menstrual cramp start 2 week before period. Heavy bleeding and bleeding and clots leg pain and back pain ?

Horrible menstrual cramp start 2 week before period. Heavy bleeding and bleeding and clots leg pain and back pain  ?

Often?...: Does this happen often, or in other words,are these symptoms have been happening with your period for a while? If so anti-inflammatory meds(ibuprofen, naproxen) couple of days before and during your period can help.If not effective then you will need to see your GYN provider for possible birth control pills prescription which can also help with this problem.They can also do a formal exam and tests ...Read more

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Pain and cramping days before period on right side pelvic Area. Like sharp pain. Period started 3-5 days late and again sharp pain on right side with blood clots in period?

Pain and cramping days before period on right side pelvic Area. Like sharp pain. Period started 3-5 days late and again sharp pain on right side with blood clots in period?

Ultrasound: If you're having severe pain associated with periods and especially if it hurts more on one side than another then it likely means you should have an ultrasound done or at least a physical pelvic exam to look for any ovarian abnormalities, such as an endometriosis cyst. You should consider using birth control pills or an IUD to help regulate your period related pain. See a gynecologist! ...Read more

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What causes menstrual like cramping two days after my period? No bleeding just continuous back lower abdominal and leg cramping.

What causes menstrual like cramping two days after my period? No bleeding just continuous back lower abdominal and leg cramping.

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. Many take Ibuprofen for cramping during and after their menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Late period never before last period lasted 3 days 10 days late and this am I woke up with back pain and severe pain in lower right pain in pelvic?

Pregnant?: If you have a history of unprotected sex and not on birth control, I would recommend taking a home pregnancy test. If negative, try taking some ibuprofen for pain relief. If pain persists or worsens, go to the physician for further evaluation Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Im having abdominal pain and bloating few days before menstuation?

PMS?: Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain and back pain on and off , got my period normal(lightbrown when finishing 2 more days) still cramping, cramping b4 period, preg?

Lower abdominal pain and back pain on and off , got my period normal(lightbrown when finishing 2 more days) still cramping, cramping b4 period, preg?

R U pregnant??: If you have any concern about being pregnant, get yourself tested. A friend can help you. Get an over the counter pregnancy test kit at your local drug store. Okay to use it and find out the answer to your question. ...Read more

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Lower back and belly cramping in real bad pain 9days before period is due?

Lower back and belly cramping in real bad pain 9days before period is due?

Premenstrual cramps: Hormonal changes during menstrual cycle can cause cramping. High dose ibuprofen (800mg 3 times a day) is usually helpful. If not, then seek medical care to look for more serious problems. ...Read more

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Period came a week early, unusually heavy with cramps. 3 days after period still cramping. ultrasound said not pregnant. pain in lower back and front.

Period came a week early, unusually heavy with cramps. 3 days after period still cramping. ultrasound said not pregnant. pain in lower back and front.

Ultrasound at this: early stage can miss a pregnancy, but your symptoms do not suggest pregnancy. You may have an infection that has triggered your period, or you may have some disturbance in your hormonal cycle that could be affected by various factors such as weather, weight change, nutrition, exercise, illness, stress or strenuous activity, or emotional distress. If this continues see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, slight breast pain. Stomach cramps. But I got negative hpt and bleeding with cramps ?

Lower back pain, slight breast pain. Stomach cramps. But I got negative hpt and bleeding with cramps ?

Miss period?: Did you miss your period? If not, you probably tested too early. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Lower back and abdominal pain days after throwing up?

Lower back and abdominal pain days after throwing up?

Likely Muscular: The contraction of back and abdominal muscles during the process of vomiting can create significant muscular inflammation and can usually be managed with time, relaxation, and antiinflammatories. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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Been trying 2 conceive for 7mnths no luck. I spot 7-3 days b4 period each mnth after bm. This month spot 4 days after period. Bad back pain & cramps.

Been trying 2 conceive for 7mnths no luck. I spot 7-3 days b4 period each mnth after bm. This month spot 4 days after period. Bad back pain & cramps.

Abnormal Bleeding: This is not normal. Bleeding outside of the regular time for a period is acceptable if infrequent, but monthly is not normal and should be evaluated. It could be related to ovulation problems or a polyp, both of which may contribute to not conceiving ...Read more

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4 days late and 3 day period, day 2 after period with cramps, frequent urination and some back pain with some bloating.

Late bloating ,pain: Check HCG ( short period could have been implantation ) check urine for UTI, check for vaginitis . May need sonogram to look for ovarian issues or ectopic or miscarriage f/u /w/ doc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have a period for 4 months when usually it's regular along with cramping and back pain?

Is it normal to not have a period for 4 months when usually it's regular along with cramping and back pain?

Amenorrhea: During the majority of your reproductive years you should have a period every 1-2 months. It sounds like you may not be ovulating regularly, which will lead to a build up of endometrial tissue and eventual heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. Its time to see a gyn for some blood work and maybe a provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawal. ...Read more

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Have IUD cycle is normal up until this month. I'm 2 weeks late. 1 day light red spotting, 2 nothing, 3 light brown period have cramping and back pain.

Have IUD cycle is normal up until this month. I'm 2 weeks late. 1 day light red spotting, 2 nothing, 3 light brown period have cramping and back pain.

Possible pregnancy: It is still possible to get pregnant with an IUD. The irregular period could be due to pregnancy, miscarriage, or if your IUD has hormones then that could cause it too. Also, vaginal infections can cause these symptoms. Take a pregnancy test and call a GYN. ...Read more

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I'm on cd 5 -10 on Clomid (clomiphene) 150mg i'm having cramping and back pain it feels like my period is coming but it's not i'm on cd12 what's going on?

Follicles developin: Clomid (clomiphene) can frequently cause more than one follicle to develop. Consequently you might notice pain and mucous production earlier than you'd expect to. It doesn't mean you are ovulating earlier - you can expect to ovulate about 8 days after the last pill. ...Read more

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85 days since last period spotting 2 days extremely light period (more like heavy spotting) spotted 1.5 more days.Cramping and back pain 6 days later?

85 days since last period spotting 2 days extremely light period (more like heavy spotting) spotted 1.5 more days.Cramping and back pain 6 days later?

Ovulation problems: Most likely this is a hormonal issue and could be associated with no ovulation. Depending if this is a problem continuously, i would recommend a visit to your physician to determine if there are any other problems associated with your symptoms. ...Read more

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3 days now i have had nausea on and off all day and some smell making it worse.Cramping and back pain can i be pregnant? It is 8 days before my period

3 days now i have had nausea on and off all day and some smell making it worse.Cramping and back pain can i be pregnant? It is 8 days before my period

If you had: sex then you always have a chance of being pregnant. the only way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. dont jump to conclusions until a missed period however. could just be premenstrual syndrome. ...Read more

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My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

My period is due today but there is no sign. I have dull cramping and back pain. I am trying to conceive when should I take a pregnancy test?

1-2 weeks: waiting 1-2 weeks after a missed peirod is the most reliable, but if it is positve earlier you can count on it, but you need to wait longer to believe a negative test since ovulation can occur later than predicted and hormone levels have to be at a certain level for the test to be positive ...Read more

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Severe cramps and back pain when i get my period, how can I deal with this while in class?

Severe cramps and back pain when i get my period, how can I deal with this while in class?

The fastest way I : Know to deal with severe menstrual cramps is acupuncture. Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, ; exercise 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. ...Read more

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Been having low back pain for about 5 days after period now i don't know what's causing it. Help ?

Been having low back pain for about 5 days after period now i don't know what's causing it. Help ?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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I had my period last week , this week I don't have it anymore but I have cramps and back pain. What is this ?

I had my period last week , this week I don't have it anymore but I have cramps and  back pain. What is this ?

Could be many things: Low back pain diagnosis and mgt is complex. You need to see a neurologist or a pain physician to see diagnose you. Most common cause of LBP in young patients is myofascial. However, pelvic pain with radiation (there are many causes of this) and spinal pain (disc herniation, etc) are common also that may need imaging. Impossible to answer you without evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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