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Endometriosis And Cramps
Hormonal Suppression: If these symptoms are always happening during ovulation (mid-cycle), it may be worth considering hormonal control and the prevention of ovulation using oral contraceptive/birth control pills continuously (skipping periods and only using active pills). Bloating tends to occur from the release of Progesterone that occurs when you ovulate. ...Read more
Period was late and now have abnormal heavy bleeding stomach and pelvic pain nausea and fatigue. Why?
What's wrong with me? Adominal bloating and ache backache sore breasts neasouse irregular periods blood clots leg cramps and swollen considpation
Abd. pain, nausea,: There are many possibilities for the cause or causes of your problem. Make an appointment to see your doctor for a complete exam to find out what is wrong. ...Read more
Can fibroids and/or endometriosis cause hormone fluctuations? Breast pain and swelling, abdominal pain and swelling, not pregnant.
Hormones screwed up: The out of balance hormones cause the other problems and are first . The underlying problem may be toxins the are causing the entire set of problems. ...Read more
Not sure related...: ...With the limited information provided, but you sound concerned and appropriately you should be, regardless of your age (you didn't provide us that information). Get a good examination with appropriate testing for differential diagnosis, reassurance (hopefully), and/or treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
2 missed periods neg hpt dizziness back pain light cramping mild pain in abdomen and rectum. Really bad gas pains and bloating. Ectopic pregnancy?
I am experiencing pelvic pain, excessive menstrual cramps and breast pain (quality: tenderness) .
Painful Menses: Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more
PMS is one : Possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
That can happen: Sometimes. Some things to consider to reduce sxs are: nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping >. ...Read more
I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, ovary pain throughout the cycle, pain and stomach ache during sex, painful bowel movements, discharge?
Get evaulation: I recommend that you start with a Gyn exam to assess whether you may have an ovarian cyst, or possible pelvic infection or endometriosis. Constipation can also be a source of chronic lower abdomiinal pain and discomfort with sex, and stool softeners or Miralax may be helpful. ...Read more
Have endometriosis. Cramps have been getting worse but are really bad today, no bleeding. Taking Depo-Provera for 7 mths. What to do?
Went pee, felt something come out of me. Was white, long, like mucus. Having brown discharge since. Have i.U.D. & endometriosis. Cramps under chest?
See answer: Some brownish discharge for a short time not unusual after placement. But if a new, persistent, or worsening symptom, may be indicative of infection or rejection. Given your other symptom(s), i would definitely recommend you contact your doctor who placed the iud. ...Read more
Pressure left lower rib b4 and during period along with hip ache. Previous ectopic same side. Endometriosis possible? Slight cramps post period.
Deep pelvic and ovary pain after sex and finger penetration. Also some pain when using tampons. No infection. Sign of endometriosis? Cramps most days.
Pelvic pain: I certainly agree with my colleague about having a full gynecological exam. I will add that pelvic pain is also common after sexual trauma http://tinyurl.Com/mnwtb3s in addition, it can become chronic -- and has a high correlation with post-traumatic stress disorder http://tinyurl.Com/let5huw help is possible with therapists who are experienced in emdr and body-focused psychotherapies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are ways: Our research that will be published soon shows two very accurate predictions of endometriosis. First, if you had bad periods (worse than peers or missed school )as a teenager, you have nearly 100% chance of endo at surgery. Second, testing for ovarian reserve with Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test: if abnormal 90% chance of endometriosis at surgery. Need good excisional surgery not band aid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my bowel problems be related to my endometriosis? I get horrible cramps and diarrhea every month when I have my period. Is this a side effect of having endometriosis?
Bleeding normal, cramps nothing more then usual. Should I be concerned that it could be endometriosis?
Could I have endometriosis even if i don't have symptoms? My sister has it but she always had bad cramps. I just get bad pms.
Yes: There are many women who have endometriosis but have no real symptoms - either pain prior to menses nor during their menses. Not uncommon is the person who has difficulty getting pregnant and at the time of laparoscopy is found to have endometriosis. Resection of the endometriosis then can improve their fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having trouble with my menstrual cycles. I am having extreme cramps, worse than I've ever had. Do I need to worry about endometriosis?
I am assuming this ?: Is not in regard to a 57 yr old:) dysmenorrhea in a reporoductive age women could be a sign of endometriosis and warrants a pe and pelvic ultrasound to rule out any pelvic pathology. Alternatively in the post menopausal women with cramping and menses, cancer must be ruled out but I am guessing this question deals with the former. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Severe menstrual cramps are one of the classic signs of endometriosis, especially if they are not relieved by medicines like Ibuprofen or naproxen. The cramps may be a sign of "retrograde menstruation" which is thought to be a cause of endometriosis, or they may be a sign that endometriosis has already developed. Other signs of endometriosis are pain with intercourse or chronic pelvic pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal if period cramps are felt around the rectal area but not too intense. Is it endometriosis?
Menstrual cramps: The nerves that go to your uterus all go all over the pelvis and some people do have pain in their rectum or even diarrhea during their menses. It is also possible that you may have some endometriosis that is causing this. I would recommend further in person evaluation from a doctor regarding this. ...Read more
Had endometrioma removal last year. Taking pill for a year. Bleeding after 21st pills with heaviest cramp. Do I still have endometriosis?
Possibly: Endometrioma removal can alleviate a lot of pain if it was the sole source of your problems. Unfortunately, it rarely cures endometriosis but it should be controlled. If OCP use eliminates your pain when you don't have a withdrawal bleed (a period), you may benefit from continuous OCPs and try to eliminate your cycles. There are several medical options for you, talk to your Doc & see what's best. ...Read more
I have regular periods but my cramps are bad sometimes is this normal I read about endometriosis I don't have the symptoms though just cramps ?
Could be Endo: Bad cramps can come with or without endometriosis . If cramps occur when you are not having a cycle or do not go away when you are using OCP's, that is more significant. Try taking an NSAID before your menses starts.(Iboprofen or Naproxen sodium). See a Provider if this does not help. ...Read more
I have endometriosis. What could be causing the debilitating cramps almost precisely 7 days past ovulation each month? Currently, I have no cysts
Are cramps to the point of being unable to perform normal activities of daily life daily at 2 weeks post liletta iud insertion normal w/endometriosis?
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