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Ii am having cramps and back pain and my period is 13 days late and is discharging a creamy stuff and a bit sleepy everday?

Ii am having cramps and back pain and my period is 13 days late and is discharging a creamy stuff and a bit sleepy everday?

A pregnancy test: Would be prudent if sexually active. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Sweaty feet and hands especially during night, no appetite, cramps throughout day for a month and severe cramps and back pain after possible period?

Sweaty feet and hands especially during night, no appetite, cramps throughout day for a month and severe cramps and back pain after possible period?

Get a general check: If you have access to healthcare, it will help to see a provider to get a general check up. It appears that your problems may involve several organ systems. This kind of situation is better addressed with detailed history and physical exam. Seeing a PCP will be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Why have i been getting menstrual cramps and lower back pain but no period?

Why have i been getting menstrual cramps and lower back pain but no period?

Check a test: If your period is late, menstrual type cramping and low back pain could be associated with a pregnancy if you have been having unprotected intercourse. Check a pregnancy test and, if it is negative and your period still hasn't started, repeat it in 3-5 days to be sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I've been taking lithium for a yr. I'm also on tegretol. I'm having stomach cramps, back pain, but no period. Period is a week late. Is it the pills?

I've been taking lithium for a yr. I'm also on tegretol. I'm having stomach cramps, back pain, but no period. Period is a week late. Is it the pills?

Pills and menses: Lithium and tegretol are not likely to influence your menses . . . . But with the symptoms you describe, i'm wondering if you're also taking birth control pills? Could you be pregnant? Might be helpful to check a home pregnancy test -- available in any drug store. Also, see your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps and back pain from ovulation til period?

Is it normal to have cramps and back pain from ovulation til period?

Not necessarily: Though it is common for some women to cramp or have back pain at the time of ovulation, usually it doesn't continue. If this is a new symptom for you something may be going on, such as infection, ovarian cysts or fibroids, or endometriosis. If you have had this for years it may be normal for you. You will need to see your doc to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Having cramps and back pain 5 days before period. Am on birth control. What does this mean?

Having cramps and back pain 5 days before period. Am on birth control. What does this mean?

Premenstrual syndr: Your symptoms may represent premenstrual syndrome. Is this new, or have you experienced this routinely? If this is a new and unusual symptom, then you should check with your primary clinician. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why am I having cramps and lower back pain after my period? I ended my period on the 4th of this month and today I woke up with horrible cramps!

Why am I having cramps and lower back pain after my period? I ended my period on the 4th of this month and today I woke up with horrible cramps!

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Neither: This sounds like pathologic menstrual bleeding that needs to be evaluated by a GYN MD. Clots and bright red bleeding could be fibroids or other GYN conditions. ...Read more

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