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Can you have implantation cramps 2 days after ovulation day if is the case you might be preggo? Do they feel like menstrual cramps but lighter?

Can you have implantation cramps 2 days after ovulation day if is the case you might be preggo? Do they feel like menstrual cramps but lighter?

Cramps? Misinformed?: Cramps are in no way a symptom of early viable pregnancy. Implantation means that a fetus smaller than a speck of dust lands on the wall of the uterus. There is no trauma that would cause 'cramps' or 'bleeding'. ...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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Period is almost 2 weeks late. Now I am bleeding lightly. Had sex 1 month ago. Normal menstrual cramps and backaches. Implantation bleeding or period?

Period is almost 2 weeks late. Now I am bleeding lightly. Had sex 1 month ago. Normal menstrual cramps and backaches. Implantation bleeding or period?

Breakthrough: It's probably breakthrough bleeding, can't say for sure 'why' over the internet. 'implantation bleeding' is all the rage online now, but it's over-rated in importance. It's not consistent and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. A pregnancy test in a few days will confirm one way or another. ...Read more

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Severe Menstrual cramps, bright pink to dark red blood but not much discharge. Do have clots. Period due 8 of Nov. Period or Implantation?

Severe Menstrual cramps, bright pink to dark red blood but not much discharge. Do have clots. Period due 8 of Nov. Period or Implantation?

Sounds like a: period. Bleeding doesn't usually occur with implantation and when it does - the amount of blood is minuscule. Take care. ...Read more

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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?

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?

It may be : A uti, it may be an ovarian cyst, constipation or in a bad case scenario a pregnancy in the tube. Get a upt and make sure that's not it. Otherwise make an appt this week, if pos get in asap. ...Read more

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Today I have been experiencing mild pulls in my lower middle abdomen. What could this be? Does not feel like menstrual cramps.

Today I have been experiencing mild pulls in my lower middle abdomen. What could this be? Does not feel like menstrual cramps.

IBS or muscle pull: Cramps in a young person can be a feature of irritable bowel if no other alarm symptoms are present (I.e., bloody stools, weight loss). It can also be abdominal wall muscle strain if certain positions make the pain worse. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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While i run i get cramps in my lower abdomen that feel like menstrual cramps. I've met numerous runners with this same problem.

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

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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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