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How Long Before Period Do Cramps Start
Normal to have period-like cramps for 2 weeks before period starts? Had cramps that long an 4 days late for period. Neg hpt. Could I still be pregnant
Trust the test: A pregnancy test can detect a bhcg of about 20. Your bhcg roughly doubles every 48 hours. Let's say the first day you took it you were barely pregnant with a level of 19. 48 hours later your bhcg would be 38 which is way above the level for a urine pregnancy test to detect it. Home tests work really well and can be trusted. Repeat and if negative then you are not pregnant. ...Read more
On Cilest pill, long heavy irregular periods (10 days), painful sex, severe stomach cramps, constipation before period & diarrhoea during - pls help!
Yes: Cramping with a period is normal and a usual sign of a ovulatory cycle. ...Read more
Read answer: Normal periods could happen within a range of plus or minus 7 days. You might have your period sooner. If you have any chance of being pregnant, do a pregnancy test in 1-2 weeks, if still no period in 2 weeks, repeat your pregnancy test. If you are still cramping and getting worse, please see your gynecologist. ...Read more
Yes for many women.: Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more
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 more
They can be: If your period is normally foreshortened in a given month, then cramping may start "early" in the menstrual cycle. However, endometriosis and fibroid patients also note abnormal cramping significant days prior to a period. If this pattern continues, see a GYN MD fro assessment. ...Read more
Can occur w PMS.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more
Can be Plan B: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps: Menstrual cramps are caused by the muscles in the uterus secreting proteins caused prostaglandins which cause the uterus to contract and menstruation to begin. Often women get cramps without bleeding before their periods. You can treat this by taking ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) both over the counter medications. ...Read more
Sharp on and off mild cramps a week before period. Don't hurt just occasionally pinch lower back to, normal?
Is there any specific exercise I can do that won't cause cramps and does staying awake longer help your period end faster?
Cramps/period: Any aerobic exercise like swimming, walking or biking will help your periods and should not cause undue cramping. Drinking plenty of water and taking a daily multivitamin can also help with preventing cramps. Staying awake longer will not help your periods end more quickly. ...Read more
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