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Is it normal to have cramps at the end of your period?

Is it normal to have cramps at the end of your period?

Yes: You could have cramps at any time during the cycle. The cramps can easily vary in timing from cycle to cycle, but most women do experience about the same symptoms each month. ...Read more

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Had my cramps really bad that just ended my period 2 weeks ago and im bleeding brown blood what could it be?

Had my cramps really bad that just ended my period 2 weeks ago and im bleeding brown blood what could it be?

This may be: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of Progesterone ; estrogen. Brown blood is older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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My period is usually 4-5 days this month only 2-2.5 days I am still having mild cramps on left side. My period ended monday?

My period is usually 4-5 days this month only 2-2.5 days I am still having mild cramps on left side. My period ended monday?

Options: 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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Hello. I am having slight cramps and spotting after my period ended 4 days ago. Is this cause for concern?

Hello. I am having slight cramps and spotting after my period ended 4 days ago. Is this cause for concern?

Not usually: Although it would be helpful to have more information about your age and past medical history I can say that typically slight cramping and spotting a few days after a typical period is not terribly unusual or a cause for concern. ...Read more

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I have light spotting and cramps 2 days after my period ended.

I have light spotting and cramps 2 days after my period ended.

Not uncommon: Post menstrual spotting and cramping may be due to hormonal fluctuations. I suggest a GYN consultation if severe bleeding or cramping persists. ...Read more

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Why am I having bad menstrual cramps a week after my period ended?

Why am I having bad menstrual cramps a week after my period ended?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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Lighter than normal period, lasted 6 days, cramps day after period ended. Pregnant?

Lighter than normal period, lasted 6 days, cramps day after period ended. Pregnant?

Not sure: I suggest you call for your doctor to order a blood pregnancy test. Your periods can vary every now and then and it is not unusual. ...Read more

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I had protected sex with my boyfriend yesterday and I woke up with cramps in my lower stomach. I ended my period two days ago. Why do I have cramps?

I had protected sex with my boyfriend yesterday and I woke up with cramps in my lower stomach. I ended my period two days ago. Why do I have cramps?

Cramps: Go to a pharmacy, buy a urine pregnancy test and also a home urine dispstick test to check for a bladder infection, then consult a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex for 3days after period ended. Milky white discharge and ab cramps on 6th day after period ended. Pregnancy? Got off the pills this Oct.

Unprotected sex for 3days after period ended. Milky white discharge and ab cramps on 6th day after period ended. Pregnancy? Got off the pills this Oct.

Pregnancy: Although the timing of intercourse is not the most likely time in the cycle for pregnancy to occur, any time you have unprotected sex there is a possibility of pregnancy. It is also unlikely that you would have symptoms only 3-6 days after sex. Most would recommend waiting until you miss a period, and then take a pregnancy test. Best wishes, and use protection if you don't want to be pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm 4 days late by my count I have a thick clumpy white vaginal discharge period like cramps and tender nipples last period ended june 30 am I pregnant

I'm 4 days late by my count I have a thick clumpy white vaginal discharge period like cramps and tender nipples last period ended june 30 am I pregnant

Maybe: It is possible. You can try to take a home pregnancy test after you have missed your period. If it's negative and you're still concerned, test again in 2-3 days...or go to the doctor for a blood test. Another possibility for your symptoms could be an infection. See your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I am having uterus cramps on the left after period ended early with bloated n worst constipation like pregnancy sign. Why?

I am having uterus cramps on the left after period ended early with bloated n worst constipation like pregnancy sign. Why?

Several items: If you could be pregnant and in a lot of pain, then you should be checked for a possible tubal pregnancy urgently. If not then it could be related to your tube (infection), ovary (cyst) or endometriosis, which would be part of the differential workup. ...Read more

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Pain cramps few days after period end. It stops 5 days before my next period. This my bf fingered and afraid had precum on his fingers. Am I pregnant?

Pain cramps few days after period end. It stops 5 days before my next period. This my bf fingered and afraid had precum on his fingers. Am I pregnant?

Pregnancy: First, get a pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant.

Second, if you have another period, you are not pregnant.

Third, pre-cum may possibly have some sperm in it, but unlikely a lot if no orgasm. That's why it is always better to USE A CONDOM to prevent UNWANTED pregnancies and UNWANTED HIV, Hepatitis C, Herpes, genital warts, and any number of sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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I had a biopsy done of my cervix the 26th bled thay day then quit. Started bleeding again day before yesterday. Heavy and bad cramps. 25 period ended.

I had a biopsy done of my cervix the 26th bled thay day then quit. Started bleeding again day before yesterday. Heavy and bad cramps. 25 period ended.

Call your ghnecologi: You had cervical biopsy and bled for a day and it stopped for 2to 3days and started with heavy bleeding with cramps, I would advice you to call your gynecologist who did the biopsy and have it checked. ...Read more

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Experiencing severe leg and abdominal cramps since period ended a week ago. Feels as if I am still menustrating. What could be factors behind this?

Experiencing severe leg and abdominal cramps since period ended a week ago. Feels as if I am still menustrating. What could be factors behind this?

Abdominal pain: Monitor the pain for changes in severity, things that make it better or worse. You may have any # of things including an ovarian cyst. Most of these resolve without treatment. If pain is intense or worsening, see your primary physician. ...Read more

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I have been having mild cramps, headaches, and nausea. My period ended a week ago and it wasn't as long as usual. I had unprotected sex a week and a half before I got my period. I am also having an abnormal amount of discharge. My eating habits have chang

I have been having mild cramps, headaches, and nausea. My period ended a week ago and it wasn't as long as usual. I had unprotected sex a week and a half before I got my period. I am also having an abnormal amount of discharge. My eating habits have chang

Many concerns: If you think you might be pregnant then check a home pregnancy test. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to know the cause/treatment. It is ok to have shorter period than usual. Cramps and pain are complex symptoms and require a detailed exam and history to determine the cause. Headaches, eating habits and nausea are symptoms to evaluate with a primary care doctor. Consider a virtual vsit ...Read more

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Hi, I am a teenage (virgin) girl, and I am getting period cramps but my period ended two weeks ago. I don't have nausea, the runs, or a headache.

Hi, I am a teenage (virgin) girl, and I am getting period cramps but my period ended two weeks ago. I don't have nausea, the runs, or a headache.

Cramps mid cycle: If these cramps are or on one side then you are ovulating and these cramps should not last long. If they get worse rather than better and hurt more when you move around and are on the right side then get to the doctor right away. It could be your appendix. ...Read more

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Period ended but I'm still having cramps. Why?

Period ended but I'm still having cramps. Why?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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Period ended 10 days ago and was very little and only brown with no cramps. I got it again and this time its heavy with cramps. What's wrong?

Period ended 10 days ago and was very little and only brown with no cramps. I got it again and this time its heavy with cramps. What's wrong?

Pregnancy?: If you are not on oral birth control, the bleeding "10 days ago" may not have been your period, but implantation bleeding from pregnancy. About forty percent of first pregnancies end in miscarriage, and bleeding from an early miscarriage would be heavier and with cramps. If the bleeding continues, see your healthcare provider for a serum HCG test to make sure you do not have an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Light period that's normally much heavier, cramps 1st day and then off and on, it stopped one night only there when I wiped, now it's back and light.

Light period that's normally much heavier, cramps 1st day and then off and on, it stopped one night only there when I wiped, now it's back and light.

Irergular periods: 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. If you are trying to conceive the schedule a visit. Schedule a visit to see if you are ovulating. ...Read more

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My period ended but im still having cramps?

Common: Some ladies will have "dry menses" because their uterus continues to contract. An examination should be able to tell your doctor if it's due to another cause. ...Read more

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Just finished my period but I have cramps, is this normal?

Painful periods: There are multiple options for painful periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Ibuprofen helps with cramping. ...Read more