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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
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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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I had unprotected sex 5 days before my period which was not normal ali. I'm having cramps and lower back pain 1 week after my period. Could I be preg?

I had unprotected sex 5 days before my period which was not normal ali. I'm having cramps and lower back pain 1 week after my period. Could I be preg?

If your period was: Not normal - may be it wasn't your period. Check a pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant from prior to that time. ...Read more

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Why do I have mild cramps and lower back pain one week before my period?

Why do I have mild cramps and lower back pain one week before my period?

Uterine congestion: Uterus enlarges causing pressure on small nerves thus the bak pain. ...Read more

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6 day late on my period I am having a little cramps and lower back pain?

6 day late on my period I am having a little cramps and lower back pain?

Possible pregnancy: This could be due to pregnancy or to period coming late. Check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Constant cramps and lower back pain all month long like in getting my period?

Constant cramps and lower back pain all month long like in getting my period?

Depends: It depends on how long you have had this problem. If has been more than a month you may consider the possibility of endometriosis. Bladder infections, ovarian cysts and even fibroids may also be considered. See your gyn. You may also need to see a GI specialist for possible irritable bowel issues. ...Read more

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My period is 4 days late and I've been having cramps and lower back pain should I take a test now?

My period is 4 days late and I've been having cramps and lower back pain should I take a test now?

Yes...: A pregnancy test will usually turn positive about the time of your missed period, or 2 weeks after conception. If your period is late because of pregnancy, then it should be positive.

To find more information, please visit my site:
www. Obgynhelp. Com. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cramps, and lower back pain, but I had my period last week, why is this happening?

What to do if I have cramps, and lower back pain, but I had my period last week, why is this happening?

Something else?: Something not related to period? Consider kidney stones. Worth drinking lots of fluids, taking an anti-inflammatory and visiting your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cramps, and lower back pain, but I had my period last week, why is this happening?

What to do if I have cramps, and lower back pain, but I had my period last week, why is this happening?

May not be related: This may be a separate problem or related to the fact that the bleeding was not complete. See your physician if it persists ...Read more

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My period was due yesterday, but it was late last month don't know why but I've been having cramps and lower back pain for about 4-5 days help please!!!

My period was due yesterday, but it was late last month don't know why but I've been having cramps and lower back pain for about 4-5 days help please!!!

UTI: Your symptoms describe a urinary or cervical infection. I am not sure what you want us to help you with. You need to go have your examination and urine tested. ...Read more

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Three days late for period had unprotected sex but had dull cramps and lower back pain but nothing? Could it be starting

Three days late for period had unprotected sex but had dull cramps and lower back pain but nothing? Could it be starting

You have to wait: And see what happens. If you had unprotected sex you could be pregnant. You could have an early pregnancy and miscarriage at the time of your normal period and never really know you were pregnant. It is always hard to predict the future, sometimes you have to just wait and see. ...Read more

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I'm postmenopausal, I haven't had a period since Feb of 2016. I am spotting quite a bit, have real bad cramps and lower back pain. What should I do?

I'm postmenopausal, I haven't had a period since Feb of 2016. I am spotting quite a bit, have real bad cramps and lower back pain. What should I do?

Postmenopausal bleed: Postmenopausal bleeding should always be evaluated by an Obgyn. In most cases it is benign but in some cases it isn’t. Generally after confirming the patients history and exam will be done as well as a pelvic sonogram to evaluated the endometrial thickness. If needed an endometrial biopsy may need to be done ...Read more

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Hi, I just got off my period Wednesday but this morning when I woke up I was spotting lightly and ever since I'm having bad cramps and lower back pain?

Hi, I just got off my period Wednesday but this morning when I woke up I was spotting lightly and ever since I'm having bad cramps and lower back pain?

Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Last period was 8/15. 9/4 I woke up with cramps & then spotting while and after having sex. The blood is heavier now with cramps and lower back pain.?

Last period was 8/15. 9/4 I woke up with cramps & then spotting while and after having sex. The blood is heavier now with cramps and lower back pain.?

Pregnancy tests: Get a pregnancy test now and in a week. If either one is positive you need to be checked out with an bHCG and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 2 days after period lower back pain?

Unprotected sex 2 days after period lower back pain?

Unrelated: Probably unrelated, especially if there are no other symptoms. Try moist heat to the area and tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. If it persists, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Extreme lower back pain period almost over and still having cramps. Back pain feels like cracks only laying down flat helps?

Extreme lower back pain period almost over and still having cramps. Back pain feels like cracks only laying down flat helps?

Pelvic girdle pain: 19y has severe PMD with some pain remission lying flat, whereby both iliac spines are symmetrically placed vs. Mattress; aligning pelvic girdle sacroiliac joints in neutral. Hypermobility Syndrome women are particularly prone to severe PMD because hormone Relaxin is secreted at this time; further loosening pelvic ligaments already loose; via inherited Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. See comments: ...Read more

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Lower back pain with black stringy discharge after period?

Lower back pain with black stringy discharge after period?

Speak with your gyn: Low back pain during a menstrual cycle can be a sign of endometriosis. Your gyn doctor can help you find the cause of your pain and discharge. ...Read more

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Bloody discharge 4 days after period ended? Also have lower back pain. ...what can it be

Infection, STD, etc: Any abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding requires professional evaluation, and you have both. Infection, miscarriage, endometriosis, and other problems are possible, especially with low back or abdominal or pelvic pain. Assuming you are sexually active, STDs like chlamydia or gonorrhea are a concern. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. If you also have fever, do it immediately. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate4 days after period? Had a weird period this month and 4 days later ov like symptoms along with lower back pain&verylittlebrwndischarge

Can you ovulate4 days after period? Had a weird period this month and 4 days later ov like symptoms along with lower back pain&verylittlebrwndischarge

It's possible: It depends on how long one's menses is. The longer one bleeds (e.g. Several days), the more likely ovulation can occur soon after the last day of vaginal bleeding as this is closer to the middle of one's cycle when ovulation is expected to take place. ...Read more

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I started my period on the 27th Sept. Ended on the 1st of Oct. Then spotted today on the 4th end I have had lower back pain with cramps. Could I be PG?

Perform pg test: If you have had unprotected sex, check a home pg test, and follow the instructions exactly and make sure the kit has not expired. If it is negative, repeat in 1 week. If still negative, wait and see if your next period is normal, if it is not, see a doc and find out what is going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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