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I usually dont feel ovulation cramps, but i had sex about a week ago and now i can feel cramps during ovulation, is this normal?

I usually dont feel ovulation cramps, but i had sex about a week ago and now i can feel cramps during ovulation, is this normal?

Mittleschmertz: Mittleschmertz ( middle pain) is mid-cycle pain that happens with ovulation. Some women experience this every month. Some never experience it. Some notice it when they ovulate on one side but not the other and it can occur just randomly once or a few times. It is very unlikely that this had any thing to do with having sex. ...Read more

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Very mild period like cramps during ovulation and pain uncomfortness during sex should i be concerned?

Very mild period like cramps during ovulation and pain uncomfortness during sex should i be concerned?

May be normal: Some ladies do get symptoms as you get during ovulation time ,it can be normal and mazy not cause any concern specially when you do not have any discharge or bleeding from vagina . ...Read more

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Can I have anovulatory cycle when I have a regular periods that last 4-6days, have cm.But present cramps during ovulation eversince i miscarried july12?

Can I have anovulatory cycle when I have a regular periods that last 4-6days, have cm.But present cramps during ovulation eversince i miscarried july12?

Should be ovulating: Regular periods mean you're ovulating regularly - try using an ovulation predictor kit (opk): test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. First morning urine is not as accurate. Try the ovuquick brand if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a + ve test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. See a rei specialist if 2 miscarriages or not prego within a year. ...Read more

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How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

Check endometriosis: Some women have significant pain, cramping, diarrhea w/ovulation, it is not particularly common. Rec. See ob/gyn to make sure that you do not have endometriosis–a disease where the inner lining of the uterus has covers internal organs and bowel with tiny dots uterus lining. It is not only painful, but can cause infertility and other problems. At your age, checking for cancer is important too. ...Read more

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I know birth control prevents you from ovulating, but I still feel slight cramps during what would be ovulation time every month. Why?

I know birth control prevents you from ovulating, but I still feel slight cramps during what would be ovulation time every month. Why?

OCP: Cramps don't usually occur, but can be a side-effect of birth control pills (OCPs). If these are bothersome, you can ask your doctor if there is an alternative OCP for you. ...Read more

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Brownish bleeding 2-3 days during ovulation. Cramps for a 2 day period 4-5 days before period. Now 5 days late. Am I pregnant?

Brownish bleeding 2-3 days during ovulation.  Cramps for a 2 day period 4-5 days before period.  Now 5 days late.  Am I pregnant?

When in doubt: just check pregnancy test. And if you are still not bleeding normally and first pregnancy test was negative, check it again in 1 week. The time period that you mentioned is certainly suspiciously close to ovulation, and having unprotected intercourse during that time is just waiting to conceive. Otherwise you may just have irregular bleeding for whatever reason and you need to wait it out. ...Read more

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Breast heavy, nipples sore, mild cramps, i had sex during ovulation and now its 9 days til my next period. Could i be pregnant? Period.Or.Pregnant?

Breast heavy, nipples sore, mild cramps, i had sex during ovulation and now its 9 days til my next period.  Could i be pregnant? Period.Or.Pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mild fever, abdominal cramps, nausea, dizziness during the ovulation day every month? Can these symptoms caused by hormone imbalance?

Is it normal to have mild fever, abdominal cramps, nausea, dizziness during the ovulation day every month? Can these symptoms caused by hormone imbalance?

Ovulation symptoms: It is not abnormal to have the symptoms you describe during ovulation. If these symptoms tend to occur regularly 14 days before you get your period it would indicate that you don't have a hormonal balance. Not ovulating and missing periods are more likely to be from hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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During ovulation, I get cramps and a small amount of bleeding. Is this normal?

During ovulation, I get cramps and a small amount of bleeding. Is this normal?

This can happen: sometimes. However, if the bleeding is consistent, consider getting a sonoHSG (water ultrasound) to assess the uterine cavity for polyps/fibroids. ...Read more

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Is cramping normal during ovulation? While laying in bed it feels like I have light cramps on my right side ?

Is cramping normal during ovulation? While laying in bed it feels like I have light cramps on my right side ?

Yes: Some women are so attuned to their bodies that they can actually feel when they are ovulating, and which side it is happening on that month! this cramping you feel could be exactly that, especially when you are lying still. ...Read more

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Im getting brownish discharge with cramps and back pain during my ovulation cycle. What does that mean? Is it normal?

Im getting brownish discharge with cramps and back pain during my ovulation cycle. What does that mean? Is it normal?

Irregular 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. 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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i had intercorse without protection, during my ovulation and two days after i was feeling cramps and bloating and,,lasted for 2 days can i be pregna?

 i had intercorse without protection,  during my ovulation and two days after i was feeling cramps and bloating and,,lasted for 2 days can i be pregna?

Yes: Whenever you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for pregnancy. Usually a urine test will not show you are pregnant until time for your next period. If symptoms continue, see your doctor and get checked, a blood pregnancy test can be positive within a week or so of conception. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps for a woman when not on period or during ovulation?I have cramps all the time and are very painful!causes & treatments?

What can cause cramps for a woman when not on period or during ovulation?I have cramps all the time and are very painful!causes & treatments?

Many things: A number of problems can cause pelvic pain or abdominal cramping. Three main areas can be involved. It can be a GI issue, bladder/kidney, and reproductive organs. It may also be a musculoskeletal issue. A good place to start is with your pcp and probably a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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My cycle last month was 33 days usually it's 28.. I did have unprotected sex during my fertile and ovulation time. Now i'm experiencing cramps.?

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My cycle last month was 33 days usually it's 28.. I did have unprotected sex during my fertile and ovulation time. Now i'm experiencing cramps.?

Get pregnancy test: You should get a pregnancy test. If it is negative, it is possible you start a period. If the symptom persist, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Took clomopheine 50mgs days 5 to 9 im on day 15 started havin cramps early 2day then during sex got sharp pain around right ovary, am i ovulating?

Probably: When you take clomid, (clomiphene) the object is to ovulate. From what you are describing that sounds about right. Check with your provider. They may want you to get a Progesterone level in a week to make sure. A pregnancy test will not be positive for about two weeks from that episode.Good luck! ...Read more

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I had sex during fertile days, I don't know when i ovulated, the following week, i had mild on and of cramps and this week, I have sharp pains here and there.

I had sex during fertile days, I don't know when i ovulated, the following week, i had mild on and of cramps and this week, I have sharp pains here and there.

Do a pregnancy test: Then you need not wonder. They are easily purchased at pharmacies. Without an exam it is too hard to know if your cramps are a normal function, early pregnancy or early miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it normal to cramp during ovulation? Having lots of pregnancy symptoms, possible implantation?

Is it normal to cramp during ovulation? Having lots of pregnancy symptoms, possible implantation?

Likely mittleschmerz: Many women feel small pains around ovulation, before-during-or after - its called mittleschmerz. There are some abnormal causes of pain around ovulation but most often it's normal. Individual women choose different words to describe it, many in my practice describe 'pinging' or 'cramping.'. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex a couple times not during ovulation. Having cramps in middle of month during ovulation. Chances of being pregnancy?

Pregnancy: It is hard to tell the chances you are pregnant. Although there is only a couple of days during the month when you can get pregnant, sperm can survive in the fallopian tubes for a number of days. Best to wait for your menses to come and if it does not occur take a pregnancy test. ...Read more