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Hello Dr, I am suffering from PMS badly.. Cramps, nausea, gas, diarrhea, constipation and stomach cramps. What could this be and how can I stop it?

Hello Dr, I am suffering from PMS badly.. Cramps, nausea, gas, diarrhea, constipation and stomach cramps. What could this be and how can I stop it?

Get evaluated: PMS is not unusual in young women. Before you consider any treatments you see your primary care provider to make sure you do not have any other problems. Once the diagnosis is confirmed appropriate treatment will help. There is no single medication or treatment for the condition if you are finally diagnosed with it ...Read more

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Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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PMS cramps oh no not again?

PMS cramps oh no not again?

Monthly: If you get them monthly, and they are unbearable, talk to your gyn doctor. You can benefit from oral contraceptives that may regulate the symptoms. You can also take ibuprofen for pain relief and warm compresses as needed. ...Read more

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How could i deal with PMS cramps?

How could i deal with PMS cramps?

PMS cramps: Pms tx: nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms. 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

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Can working out make PMS cramps hurt worse?

Can working out make PMS cramps hurt worse?

If work out is : Aggressive it may or if cramps are really severe. Exercise is actually recommended often to help cramps. Tips. 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 >. ...Read more

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Pms cramps two week before, what does this mean?

Pms cramps two week before, what does this mean?

This is possible.: Premenstrual syndrome (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 ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. Pms sxs can begin 1 to 2 weeks prior to period. ...Read more

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My PMS not due for two weeks im having low pains in back an cramps in bottom of ab.

My PMS not due for two weeks im having low pains in back  an cramps in bottom of ab.

PMS is never due: Sadly, you might suffer from some or all discomforts associated w/ PMS. But it is not an automatic component of your menstrual cycle. A provider might be able to relieve yours now that you know it is not just part of normal life. It is your period that is due. When you visit the provider, ask for good explanation of the process and handouts to keep for reference. Best! ...Read more

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If PMS is normal each mnt fr me i get them like clock work should I be concerned if i don't have it one mnt and 2 days before i get mild nightly cramps?

If PMS is normal each mnt fr me i get them like clock work should I be concerned if i don't have it one mnt and 2 days before i get mild nightly cramps?

On Edge : If you feel on edge or agitated or moody around pms, Prozac (fluoxetine) 10-20 mg daily for one week prior to menses has been shown to be helpful and quite helpful for many. I have patients love taking it for years for pms mood changes. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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I have several ovariancysts.Last week some big broke, horrible pain/cramps.For a year I get cramps after sex, pain go toilet, very PMS and pain often. ?

See your ob/gyn: It sounds like your symptoms have reached a level where you are having difficulty in functioning. It appears time for treatment. The person to do this is an ob/gyn who will need to image your ovaires, see the extent of the problem and then decide to treat with medication, surgery or both. See an ob/gyn soon! ...Read more