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Excruciating pain 10 days or so before my period and continues everyday until my period starts.

Excruciating pain 10 days or so before my period and continues everyday until my period starts.

Painful period: Consult your gyn, the reasons could be either pathological such as fibroids, endometriosis, intrauterine device, infection.., or you could have a primary dysmenorrhea which is pain during period for no secondary cause. The former just requires pain medications, while latter may need some additional correction. ...Read more

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I had my period for 1 day. Few days later, I feel cramping every night. Not during the day, but before bed, it starts hurting. What could it be?

I had my period for 1 day. Few days later, I feel cramping every night. Not during the day, but before bed, it starts hurting. What could it be?

Short period: Check HCG and consider sonogram may be ectopic( though pain would be throughout the day) Also check for UTI, and ovarian pathology. Check TSH f/u w/doc ...Read more

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My periods starts from june 15, then it continues till jully 11.so after this when is ovulation starts.whether inbetween periods or it after periods?

My periods starts from june 15, then it continues till jully 11.so after this when is ovulation starts.whether inbetween periods or it after periods?

Irregular periods: Your periods are abnormal. Normal periods should last 5-7 days. Most likely you are not ovulating, called anovulatory bleeding. You could have a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Are you overweight? Do you get bad acne? You should see your OB/Gyn to discuss why your periods are abnormal. If you are trying for pregnancy, PCOS causes infertility issues. ...Read more

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I keep getting a headache right before my period. Is that normal? I ovulate on time (about 2 weeks after my period ends), then it's at least 3 weeks after that before my period starts again. My headache starts right when I am supposed to start and goes u

I keep getting a headache right before my period. Is that normal? I ovulate on time (about 2 weeks after my period ends), then it's at least 3 weeks after that before my period starts again.  My headache starts right when I am supposed to start and goes u

Headaches : Headaches are a symptom of pre-menstrual syndrome. There are a few things you can try. Take advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen prior to the onset of the headaches (a day or two before it normally would start). Take one every 6-8 hours. Also birth control pills may help as well. Your doctor can go over all your options and additional treatments with you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My period lasts 6 days. what does it mean when it starts a few days late then ends after 3 days?

My period lasts 6 days. what does it mean when it starts a few days late then ends after 3 days?

Periods: One expects minor variations in the menstrual cycle from month to month. Starting a few days early or late and lasting a few days less than normal is not a cause for concern. Birth control will help regulate if you want more cycle control. I see also have an eating disorder. This can dramatically affect menstrual cycles and hormonal balance. Addressing that is key ...Read more

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My breasts pain so much after I finish my periods and it lasts until the next period starts. First day of my periods and the pain goes. ?

My breasts pain so much after I finish my periods and it lasts until the next period starts. First day of my periods and the pain goes. ?

See a doctor: your breast are responding to your hormone cycle you can eliminate the pain by taking medication that control your hormone you need to see your doctor or your GYN ...Read more

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My ovulation pain starts before my period ends and lasts up to five days. Is this normal?

Ovulation pain: Rather unusual to have ovulation pain prior to the end of menses. Unless you have a very short cycle normally. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt to pee while on my period, usually starts a few days before I start and lasts a few days after I stop, sometimes longer.

Why does it hurt to pee while on my period, usually starts a few days before I start and lasts a few days after I stop, sometimes longer.

Explanation : You need to be seen by ob/gyn doctor to figure out why does it happen. Sometimes it depend on hygiene products you use with period. Sensitivity your private organs different in mestruation. More sensitive even before and few days after. Without any abnormalities. ...Read more

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EXTREME vaginal itch. No pain. Started a month ago. Begins before each period, clears up completely shortly after. Also strange odor. Worse during day?

EXTREME vaginal itch. No pain. Started a month ago. Begins before each period, clears up completely shortly after. Also strange odor. Worse during day?

Could be BV: BV or bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal infection. It can cause odor and also itching & discharge. When you have you period, the pH of the vagina can change leading to an overgrowth of bacteria. Don't douche. Also, the sanitary napkin or tampon you are using might be causing a dermatitis and making you feel itchy. Have your GYN evaluate to differentiate & help guide you. ...Read more

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Have horrible cramping pain day/days before period starts or end of pd. Doesn't happen every month. Sometimes I pass out from the pain. Wht can it be?

Severe dysmenorrhea.: It is important to determine many variables in your presentation to see if this is primarily related to your menstrual periods or if it may be suggestive of pelvic pathologies . In general, detailed a history and physical examination will be required. If you will please contact a GYN for further assessment. In the mean time try pain relief with NSAIDs to see if it might help.Take care ...Read more

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What does it mean when you bleed two days before your period should start? It is bright red blood and only notcible one time when I wipe after using the bathroom so it makes me think my period has started. my actual period starts 2-3 days later.

What does it mean when you bleed two days before your period should start? It is bright red blood and only notcible one time when I wipe after using the bathroom so it makes me think my period has started. my actual period starts 2-3 days later.

Slight variation: A few days of variation for starting your menstrual cycle is not particularly abnormal. If you are not satisfied with your level of menstrual cycle control consider starting birth control. Birth control methods can give you short light periods that are quite predictable. ...Read more

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On/off sharp pain,middle left lower abdomen/pelvic area,started after dinner.Better when i straighten up.About 2 days away from period.What can it be?

On/off sharp pain,middle left lower abdomen/pelvic area,started after dinner.Better when i straighten up.About 2 days away from period.What can it be?

Need an exam: A number of conditions can cause pain in the left lower abdomen/pelvic area. Ovarian cysts, ruptured ovarian cysts, PID, diverticulitis and constipation are just some of the possible causes. You need to see a gynecologist for a pelvic exam to determine the cause for your pain. Best wishes. ...Read more

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During sex last night toward the end it started to hurt like bad period cramps. It lasted for a little while after. I was ovulating is that the cause?

During sex last night toward the end it started to hurt like bad period cramps. It lasted for a little while after. I was ovulating is that the cause?

Hard to say: If you were in the middle of the cycle then maybe. Sex should not be painful. If it is a one time thing then there is probably not much to do. If it happens often then schedule a visit with an obgyn. ...Read more

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During my menstrual cycle I get painful cramps and its painful to pee the first couple days but then when my period ends i feel fine. Is this abnormal?

During my menstrual cycle I get painful cramps and its painful to pee the first couple days but then when my period ends i feel fine. Is this abnormal?

No: No, I have heard this complaint before. I think for some women the uterus just contracts so badly at times that it also causes the bladder to contract, causing painful bladder syndrome and thus painful urination for a short time, which sounds like what you are describing. Although not a lot of women experience it this badly, there are definitely some, so you are not alone. I wish you the best. ...Read more