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Might you get pregnant when you have menstrual cramps before period?

Might you get pregnant when you have menstrual cramps before period?

Whether a woman: Has premenstrual symptoms or has dysmenorrhea will not be the deciding factor as to whether she is fertile. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Do you still get period when pregnant?

Do you still get period when pregnant?

No: Menstrual periods, which involve shedding the uterine lining when a pregnancy does not occur, do not happen while pregnant. However, many women mistake bleeding or spotting during pregnancy for a normal menstrual period, especially if they are accustomed to having irregular cycles. ...Read more

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When you are pregnant, do you get regular ovary pain?

When you are pregnant, do you get regular ovary pain?

Pain: While there are many pains that are associated or increased in pregnancy, pain specific to the ovary is not one commonly seen in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do you get heartburn when having periods or pregnancy?

Do you get heartburn when having periods or pregnancy?

During pregnancy yes: Heartburn is a very common complaint among pregnant women. Pregnancy is a state of hormonal fluctuation. One of these hormones, progesterone, is responsible for the relaxation of the sphincter muscle at the ge (gastroesophageal) junction. For this reason, acid is more likely to reflux back into the esophagus and cause heartburn. Speak to your doctor about remedies for heartburn. ...Read more

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Why do you have menstrual cramps?

Why do you have menstrual cramps?

Prostaglandins: During the period, a physiologic process occurs which leads to the sloughing (shedding) of the inner lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium. What facilitates this involves the production of very powerful chemicals by the body known as prostaglandins. These produce very strong contractions of the uterus which in some women can be as painful as labor. This also explains menstrual diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant when you're not ovulating?

Can you get pregnant when you're not ovulating?

Pregnancy timimg: Technically if you are not ovulating you will not get pregnant, but in someone who is having cyclical ovulation's, it can be hard to figure out the timing of when the egg is released into the uterus. ...Read more

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When pregnant do you have cramps ?

When pregnant do you have cramps ?

Cramping: Cramping would be a sign of labor or a possible miscarriage. It is not a normal symptom of pregnancy. It is a symptom of menses. ...Read more

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If you have heavy mid cycle bleeding can you still get pregnant?

If you have heavy mid cycle bleeding can you still get pregnant?

Yes, but: You're probably not ovulating, and if you don't produce an egg, there can be no fertilization. See your gyn to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only during ovulation if so can I have unprotected sex when im not ovulating and not get pregnant?

No effective: Natural family planning, or avoiding sex when you are ovulating sounds terrific, but in practice it isn't a very effective form of preventing pregnancy. In an average year periodic abstinence resulted in a 25 percent rate of pregnancy. Sometime you ovulate off cycle, sometimes sperm stay alive longer than expected. ...Read more

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Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Everyone gets gas: Everyone gets gas whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Do you get pains when your ovulating?

Do you get pains when your ovulating?

Some do: Ovulation discomfort is a very common issue for many women. Not all women are aware of ovulation. ...Read more

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How bad do your period cramps hurt when you get your first period?

How bad do your period cramps hurt when you get your first period?

Depends: That is variable from one girl to another. Many girls may have minimal discomfort but some may experience bloating and cramps. ...Read more

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What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

Abstain: Lots of choices! 1) no sex, 2) barrier method diaphragm/condoms, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraception iud, depo shot, 5) permanent setrilization vasectomy/tubal ligation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do you ovulate when you're pregnant?

Do you ovulate when you're pregnant?

Back to Health Class: Wow. Ovulation is the process of preparing a new egg in the ovary to accept sperm to cause a new pregnancy. If you are already pregnant you do not ovulate. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

May need med: The more irregular the periods are the more likely there is no ovulation. Ovulation medications can help. See a doctor to determine why no ovulation. ...Read more

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How many days before you get your period shoukd you feel cramps?

How many days before you get your period shoukd you feel cramps?

Variable: Some females w pms may have cramps 1 to 2 weeks prior to period. Many women don't have any premenstrual cramping. ...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

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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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