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Does IBS cramping feel like menstrual cramps?

Does IBS cramping feel like menstrual cramps?

Not necessarily: Most people with ibs symptoms experience abdominal cramping that is oftentimes relieved with a bowel movement - which is often loose and has a sudden onset after certain foods or stressors. Menstrual cramps are usually more lengthy and are unrelated to the GI tract. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Do constipation cramps feel like menstrul cramps?

Do constipation cramps feel like menstrul cramps?

It may not be the: Same distribution. Menstrual cramps can affect anterior thighs, pelvis, back and abdomen. But there are similarities with cramping sensation. ...Read more

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Painful lower abdominal cramps with feeling very warm. 17 days before my expected period but feel like really bad menstrual cramps?

Painful lower abdominal cramps with feeling very warm. 17 days before my expected period but feel like really bad menstrual cramps?

Infection?: Have you checked your temperature? Do you have a fever? Your symptoms could be from a pelvic infection. You should see a doctor to get tested. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Feeling menstrual like cramps but not due for period and sensitive stomach with lower back pains?

Feeling menstrual like cramps but not due for period and sensitive stomach with lower back pains?

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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I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

I'm 32weeks pregnant and i'm gettin cramps like menstrual cramps and it kinda hurts is that normal.....

No. Get seen. : Having cramps "like menstrual cramps" can mean preterm labor. It can be braxton hicks contractions, which are normal, but shouldn't hurt so much. Call your OB now to discuss if u need to go to ed. Take care. ...Read more

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How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

?pregnant: Do a pregnancy test from the pharmacy.. If positive go and get checked by your gyn doctor now. ...Read more

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Why do I feel period like cramps during premenstrual syndrome?

Why do I feel period like cramps during premenstrual syndrome?

Pmdd: It is still not clear to researchers and we keep o. Changing names due to lack of time i was on dsm 5 committe had to withdraw my name please check tedmed where we all are meeting to learn more about this new frontier but serotonin and female hormone estrogen share same receptor or brain chairs so during mc when estrogen is dropping and muscular cramps are there is physical pain and grouchiness. ...Read more

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Can ibs feel like menstrual cramps, and lower back pain?

Can ibs feel like menstrual cramps, and lower back pain?

It could B but U-: -need a diagnosis from a specialist 2 B sure. If it's only when U have Ur periods, no. If always troublesome,& urgent need of a bathroom 4 bm's, many times a day, I would lean more toward IBS. ...Read more

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Pms or pmdd-period like cramps and moody?

Pms or pmdd-period like cramps and moody?

Only before period: Both PMS and pmdd are limited to the week or so before the period. Pmdd is specifically significant depression. Pms can be moodiness, bloating, breast tenderness and other hormone-related symptoms. If your symptoms persist beyond the week before your period, you should get them checked out. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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Period like cramps 7days past iui. Implantation cramps or something else?

Period like cramps 7days past iui. Implantation cramps or something else?

Not sure: It can certainly be implantation and cause cramping. It can also be cramping from the ovaries themselves. It can also be a precursor to a period. Not really a good or bad sign at all. ...Read more

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Can crampy abdominal pains that feel like menstrual cramps be a sign of colon cancer?

Can crampy abdominal pains that feel like menstrual cramps be a sign of colon cancer?

It's possible: There are no early signs of colorectal cancer - which is why screening is so important. Signs of gastrointestinal bleeding and crampy abdominal pain can be signs of colorectal cancer. They can also be signs of menstrual cramps, irritable bowel syndrome and many other minor problems. It is unlikely that the cramps are a sign of colorectal cancer, but you should have them investigated! ...Read more

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Dr. Navita Modi
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more