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How do I treat cramps and diarrhea after period?

How do I treat cramps and diarrhea after period?

Same way you do...: ...when experiencing these issues without association to periods. Find and treat cause--please see the many excellent HealthTap answers already posted on the subjects. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Late period then normal period. Tummy cramps, constant headache daily & diarrhea after period ended w/ some body temp. Changes (Sexually active) Help?

Late period then normal period. Tummy cramps, constant headache daily & diarrhea after period ended w/ some body temp. Changes (Sexually active) Help?

May be viral illness: Tummy cramps may be partly due to menstruation, but other symptoms -headache diarrhea and fever suggest more like viral infection. Watch for 1-2 days if still having symptoms then see doctor. May take pain killer for headache and cramps. ...Read more

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I've had my period and I just came off, I recieved cramps and loose stools with slight stomach ache. What do you think is going on?

I've had my period and I just came off, I recieved cramps and loose stools with slight stomach ache. What do you think is going on?

Cramps: If the cramps and loose stools came while on your cycle then this from a hormone called prostaglandin and is normal. ibuprofen is and anti-prostaglandin and will help with the next cycle. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramp AFTER period?

Why do I have cramp AFTER period?

Fibroids or Hormonal: Uterine menstrual cramps are due to the release of a substance called Prostaglandins that cause uterine contractions to help expel menstrual tissue/fluid during your period. Hormonal changes or uterine fibroids or polyps can lead to persistent cramping, especially in women over 35yrs old. Try ibuprofen or naproxen. Seek medical attention if ur cramps persist; asap if they worsen. ...Read more

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Cramps and bloating two days after period ends, why?

Cramps and bloating two days after period ends, why?

See gynecologist: Cramping and bleeding at the end of a menses may well indicate endometriosis or an infection or perhaps a cyst. See you gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have light cramps/sharp pains and bloating after period?

Is it normal to have light cramps/sharp pains and bloating after period?

It's common: Period symptoms can change. Motrin like meds or birth control pills can minimize them. ...Read more

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What does cramps near both ovary mean day after period? 26 to 31 day cycle..

What does cramps near both ovary mean day after period? 26 to 31 day cycle..

Cramping: That is not normal. I can't think of any reason you would have cramping near your ovaries after your periods. See a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps following intercourse 2 days after period finished?

Is it normal to have cramps following intercourse 2 days after period finished?

No: No, I would not expect intercourse to cause cramping. Having intercourse soon after finishing your menses also could not cause cramps. I suggest being seen to determine of there is another reason for cramping, such as an ovarian cyst or pelvic infection. ...Read more

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8 days after period I have pink spotting, cramps and back aches. Husband is fixed. Never have spotted before. What could it be?

8 days after period I have pink spotting, cramps and back aches. Husband is fixed. Never have spotted before. What could it be?

Variety of things: Women can have spotting at various times during their cycle and can be for a variety of reasons. Vasectomy is a very effective form of birth control but pregnancies can occur. (often if the man never came back for his follow-up semen analysis after the vasectomy. See your health care provider. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get cramps after period? Got my period last week. Lasted longer than usual & I still get cramps all day everyday. Never happened before

Is it normal to get cramps after period? Got my period last week. Lasted longer than usual & I still get cramps all day everyday. Never happened before

Past history: Your past history of menstrual cycles is the best way to determine if this is normal for you. If what you are experiencing this cycle is different than the many years of cycles you have had in the past then it can not be considered normal for you. ...Read more

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Having mild cramps and headaches after period. What can I to treat this?

Having mild cramps and headaches after period. What can I to treat this?

Over the counter med: You can try over the counter Ibuprofen or aleve (naprosyn) for mild cramps and headaches. ...Read more

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Period lasted longer than usual (7 days) usually lasts for 4 - 5 days went very brownish onto my underwear without a pad bad cramps day after period?

Period lasted longer than usual (7 days) usually lasts for 4 - 5 days went very brownish onto my underwear without a pad bad cramps day after period?

Cycle changes: May be due to hormonal fluctuations which will also cause the cramping. I suggest a GYN evalaution. You can use Advilor Aleve (naproxen) for cramping and bleeding until seen by your GYN. If sexually active, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does menstral like cramps two weeks after period mean you ovulating?

Does menstral like cramps two weeks after period mean you ovulating?

Possibly: Mid cycle pain also called mittelschmerz is associated with ovulation. It is often seen in women with regular cycles. It is generally mild, unilateral in location and lasts from a few hours to a few days. If you are not sure, i'd urge to talk with a gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My period was 9 days late, it lasted 6 days. Now mild cramping, week after period. What can be causing the cramps?

My period was 9 days late, it lasted 6 days. Now mild cramping, week after period. What can be causing the cramps?

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. ...Read more

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Period came 3days late, 1st day was heavy then turned light, lasted 4days. 8days after period I have cramps. Why? Not had unprotected sex for 3 weeks

Period came 3days late, 1st day was heavy then turned light, lasted 4days. 8days after period I have cramps. Why? Not had unprotected sex for 3 weeks

Hormonal change: Always consider pregnancy if a possibility, but it sounds like a minor hormonal change and I suggest waiting to see what happens this next cycle. If you had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago, then you were at your most fertile time and need a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I spotted this month for gour days and yhats not normal for me I had heahaches some neuessa and always tired and still having cramps after period preg?

I spotted this month for gour days and yhats not normal for me I had heahaches some neuessa and always tired and still having cramps after period preg?

Maybe: Anytime you are having unprotected intercourse, pregnancy is possible. Do a pregnancy test to know for sure but if your period was on time and not abnormal it isn't likely that you are pregnant. It is more worrisome that you might have an infection. If the cramping and spotting continue you definitely need to be seen. ...Read more

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6 days after period feeling abd twiching and cramps feels like im getting my period last period kinda weird didn't last long and it was bright red help?

6 days after period feeling abd twiching and cramps feels like im getting my period last period kinda weird didn't last long and it was bright red help?

Watch and wait: It could be that your period is lasting longer than usual. Sometimes, your period can last longer than usual.
For the itching, you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (beware, it will make you sleepy!)
also, any chance you can be pregnant? Are you on any birth control? If not, this could be a miscarriage in progress. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have cramps a week after period ends?

What does it mean to have cramps a week after period ends?

See detailed answer: Infection or an abnormal pregnancy must be ruled out. Other pelvic conditions such as endometriosis are less likely at your age. ...Read more

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Really bad cramps a week after period ends. What does this mean. Thanks!

Ovulatory pain: Pain with ovulation occurs at midcycle. It would usually only last about 3 days. If the pain persists you should be examined. ...Read more

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Been having cramps after period? Period wasn't as long as it usually is neither?

Been having cramps after period? Period wasn't as long as it usually is neither?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more