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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I suddenly got bad cramps. They feel like period cramps but worse. Plus I already had my period. It's hurts worse when I move. What is it?

I suddenly got bad cramps. They feel like period cramps but worse. Plus I already had my period. It's hurts worse when I move. What is it?

Hard to guess: Online but INFECTION is a possibility (Bladder, Pelvic) Is there any burning when you pass water? Do you have a discharge?? Best you go to Walk In or Emergency unit since severe lower abdominal pain can be serious.

Hope this helps and Good Luck!

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I already had my period but I still have back pains nd mild cramps what can it be? I do have a dermiod cyst on my right bt cramps are in my left???

I already had my period but I still have back pains nd mild cramps what can it be? I do have a dermiod cyst on my right bt cramps are in my left???

Pelvic pain: Depending on what cycle day you are, this could be ovulatory pain. Other causes of pelvic pain include endometriosis, ovarian cysts/rupture, or bowel cramping. Remember that not all pelvic pain in gynecologic in origin. Aleve (naproxen) 2 tablets twice a day can be very helpful for these types of pains. If it persists or worsens, call your doctor or visit an urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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I had sex. Started having cramps n then started bleeding after sex again. But already had my period that month. What could it be?

I had sex. Started having cramps n then started bleeding after sex again. But already had my period that month. What could it be?

Call an exorcist: Ha, just kidding. Where are you in your cycle? How much bleeding? A woman can "spot" for various reasons and sex can start it or make it worse. If it is just spotting and goes away (with no sex for a few days) no problem unless pain develops and continues or the bleeding increases. In that case get yourself to your doctor. ...Read more

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On 12/14 I've had cramps plus a very light pink discharge but I already had my period like three weeks. Can it be the egg implanted?

On 12/14 I've had cramps plus a very light pink discharge but I already had my period like three weeks. Can it be the egg implanted?

Too early to tell: It sounds like you are a little late for ovulation and a bit early for "implantation", so you need to be patient and wait a little longer to figure this out. There are a lot of other things that could cause this slight bleeding but for now wait and see how this evolves. We will have a lot more information in another week or two. ...Read more

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I have milky white discharge lower belly cramps but already had my period tender breast only one side leaks milky white fluid neg pregnant test what's wro?

I have milky white discharge lower belly cramps but already had my period tender breast only one side leaks milky white fluid neg pregnant test what's wro?

See your PCP: Your primary care provider can evaluate the milky white discharge to determine the cause. Hormonal causes more often cause bilateral nipple discharge. You should have a breast exam and some blood testing. The pcp can also evaluate your belly cramps. ...Read more

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Why cramps after my period?

Cramps may be normal: Some women experience uterine cramping during their cycles. It is the body's response to the changing level of hormones. It can be normal, but if your cramping is particularly painful, birth control can help. See your doctor to determine what is right for you. ...Read more

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I have major cramps and im not on my period why's that.?

I have major cramps and im not on my period why's that.?

Hard to know: Abdominal cramping can be coming from the uterus or the intestines. If from the uterus might be infection, fibroids, ovarian cyst. If from the intestines might be a food that intestines are reacting to or stomach flu or other intestinal problem. If pain is getting worse or have fever or other odd symptoms you might want to call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I spoting and having really bad cramps a weeks afer my period?

Why am I spoting and having really bad cramps a weeks afer my period?

Many possibilities.: Their are many possible reasons that you could have cramping and spotting between cycles. Probably best to be evaluated to determine the cause and decide on treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is this spotting or my period if cramps?

Is this spotting or my period if cramps?

Hard to tell: It could be either. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive within 72 hours before your expected period. If negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Any reasons why my period cramps happen in my back?

Not uncommon: Prostaglandins released at that time can cause this type of pain. ...Read more

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I'm have period cramps but I'm not on my period is this normal?

I'm have period cramps but I'm not on my period is this normal?

Crampy pains: There are a number of reasons you might have cramping pain when not on your period. From endometriosis to ovarian cyst, to infections. If cramps continue, get a pregnancy test and see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a question I am on the iud and have cramps and just had my period?

I have a question I am on the iud and have cramps and just had my period?

Not good: How long has the iud been in and what kind would be helpful information. Cramping after the period is not normal and might indicate partial dislodgement, infection of bladder or uterus, or bowel problems. If fever present or cramps continue, see your doctor! ...Read more

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I haven't had my period but im nausea and having like period cramps?

I haven't had my period but im nausea and having like period cramps?

Potential pregnancy: Missed period and nausea, especially morning sickness, can be signs of early pregnancy. A home urine pregnancy will reliably tell, if a pregnancy is present.

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My stomache isnonstop hurting its kind of like cramps but im not on my period nor starting it, could it be an ulcer?

My stomache isnonstop hurting its kind of like cramps but im not on my period nor starting it, could it be an ulcer?

Many possibilities: Your crampy stomachache could be due to many possible causes including viral infection, irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, pancreatitis, gastritis or pregnancy. An ulcer in the stomach or duodenum is certainly one possibility. See your doctor if it continues to bother you. ...Read more

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Why do I get cramps on my period?

Why do I get cramps on my period?

Prostaglandin: Prostaglandin is a hormone released by the endometrium (lining of the womb) at menses, and it acts on the myometrium (smooth muscle of the uterus) to induce cramping. Ibuprofen, and other medications are prostaglandin inhibitors and can prevent cramping. ...Read more

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I feel cramps and not on my period...

Various: There could be several reasons for feeling cramps in the low abdomen. The best thing to do for now is to drink lots of water. But if the feeling persists or gets worse, you should get checked for a bladder or other infection. There are a few other things that may be going on such as uterine polyps so that's why seeing a doctor if it keeps up or gets worse is a good idea. ...Read more

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How come I get cramps before my period?

PMS: This is likely part of premenstrual syndrome. Other possible sxs 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

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Why am I getting cramps after my period?

Why am I getting cramps after my period?

Uterus or ovaries: When a patient presents with new onset of pain or cramping that is strongly associated with their cycle, they should be examined and an ultrasound ordered. The thought is that this might be related to ovarian cysts or uterine polyps. This might be the best first step to sorting this out! ...Read more

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What causes cramps after my period is over?

Hormones: Your body lets loose a whole cascade of hormones during menses.Exercise and organic Estrogens as found in tofu may help. ...Read more

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My period ended but im still having cramps?

Common: Some ladies will have "dry menses" because their uterus continues to contract. An examination should be able to tell your doctor if it's due to another cause. ...Read more

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Why would I have cramps a week after my period?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. ...Read more

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How come I have cramps 11 days before my period?

How come I have cramps 11 days before my period?

Possibly PMS: 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

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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