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Cramps That Feel Like Menstrual Cramps
My period ended there days ago, and now I am having cramps that feel like menstrual cramps. I've noticed light pink blood or discharge when i wipe.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can constipation cramps feel like menstrual cramps? I just finished my period yesterday which was 3 days and 2 negative pregnancy tests.
Can running trigger cramps (feels like bad menstrual cramps and need to use restroom and have gas) approx 1 week before period. Normal? Exam needed?
Good hydration: Make sure that you hydrate well before, during and after strenuous exertion. V8 or Naked Juice actually have more minerals and vitamins than sports drinks do. Dehydration and / or mineral deficiency(ies) are major contributors to muscle cramps. Strenuous exertion can cause dehydration or mineral losses that lead to cramps. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel cramps (like menstrual cramps) in early pregnancy stage)? I've been having some cramps but no period. Last menses nov 5 2013.
Can be normal: It can be very normal to have some fairly strong cramps during early pregnancy, it is extremely common. There is the very small chance that it could indicate a problem with the pregnancy, and so you should see your ob/gyn for an exam and sonogram to ensure nothing is wrong and the baby is developing appropriately. If you have spotting, or heavier bleeding, call you doctor right away. ...Read more
Really severe cramps in my lower right side on and off for three days that feel like menstrual cramps but are not. Should i be worried?
Today I have been experiencing mild pulls in my lower middle abdomen. What could this be? Does not feel like menstrual cramps.
Have large cyst on left ovary.its 27.just started having horrendous pain over ovary feel like menstrual cramps. What do I need to do.pain getting wors?
Get seen now...: One potential complication with ovarian cysts, especially those that are large, is an ovarian torsion( the ovary cord twists around itself) which requires emergency evaluation and management. If you are having that severe pain then you should go now to the ED for immediate evaluation and treatment. Other possibilities: infection, abscess, ovarian rupture or hemorrhage. ...Read more
While i run i get cramps in my lower abdomen that feel like menstrual cramps. I've met numerous runners with this same problem.
Cramps and running: It is difficult to say if the sensation you are describing is coming for your genital tract ( uterus etc) vs your intestinal tract. Cramping from the uterus responds very well to anti- inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen). You may try pre- run treating yourself with one of them to see if it helps. ...Read more
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