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Hi.... Does excess gas, frequent urination, lower back pain, constipation, pain during bowel movements common during menstruation.?

Hi.... Does excess gas, frequent urination, lower back pain, constipation, pain during bowel movements common during menstruation.?

Very common: Varies with each individual person and depending on what you eat which can affect the degree of above symptoms you just described. If persistent and concerning, consult with your physician. ...Read more

Menstruation (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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Red eyes during menstruation with headache/migraines, frequent urination, forgetfulness, bloated abdomen. Does it mean I have an estrogen deficiency?

Red eyes during menstruation with headache/migraines, frequent urination, forgetfulness, bloated abdomen. Does it mean I have an estrogen deficiency?

Menstrual migraine: Most women experience an increased frequency of migraine attacks around the time of menses. Managing menstrual migraine is difficult; most patients with menstrual migraine will not respond to traditional migraine therapy See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for a professional treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having pain after urination during menstruation. It's a deep intense stabbing pain. What could this be caused by?

I'm having pain after urination during menstruation. It's a deep intense stabbing pain. What could this be caused by?

Uti: The most common cause of this would be a urethritis, a urinary tract infection. E coli is the most common cause. Very treatable. Ask your dr for a precise diagnosis in your case, and for the best course of action. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I urinate and deficate more often during menstruation?

Why do I urinate and deficate more often during menstruation?

Uterine contractions: Small uterine contractions as occurs with menstruation may stimulate the bladder and bowels. ...Read more

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Should I have a high red blood count (25-50 hps) in my urine during menstruation?

Should I have a high red blood count (25-50 hps) in my urine during menstruation?

Not uncommon: Blood in the urine is a common finding during menstruation, even if you have wiped thoroughly prior to collecting the sample. ...Read more

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During menstruation this time I urinated and toilet water turned black. Should I be concerned?

During menstruation this time I urinated and toilet water turned black. Should I be concerned?

Urinalysis: Consider having a urinalysis done at your doctors office to determine if there is blood in the urine. That may have caused the discoloration. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination and burning normal during ovulation?

Is frequent urination and burning normal during ovulation?

Burning on urination: Your symptoms suggest a urinary tract infection (UTI). See a physician and get a urine culture to see if you have a UTI. If you do, antibiotics can relieve your symptoms and cure it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination during period normal?

Urination: This is not uncommon when you're having your period ...Read more

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Is loss of appetite during menstruation normal?

Is loss of appetite during menstruation normal?

Maybe: A constellation of (generally mild) symptoms constitute the personal "normal" for each woman during periods, however influenced by genetic factors and variable over time. Some may even suffer excessive appetite.At certain age, or for other reasons symptoms may change. Question is:what is your personal normalcy? Since any substantial changes from it deserve a comment from your dr/gyn. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have increased sex drive during menstruation?

Is it normal to have increased sex drive during menstruation?

Yes: Some women have increased secual drive during menses. As long as you and your partner feel fine having sex during this period you should be fine. ...Read more

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I usually hav clots during menstruation bt ths time the clots r huge. I've already had 15 fr the day. Ultrasounds show everything as normal. What's wrong?

I usually hav clots during menstruation bt ths time the clots r huge. I've already had 15 fr the day. Ultrasounds show everything as normal. What's wrong?

Clots with period: Sounds like you are having a terrible time. Every cycle will be different...Some times you will bleed more, others less. Make sure you have your doctor check whether or not your anemic. Taking Ibuprofen or Aspirin can make you bleed more as well. If you exercise regularly that can cut down on the bleeding and cramping too. You may want to consider taking the pill. It will make your periods less. ...Read more

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Is it normal for frequent urination during withdrawal bleed?

Is it normal for frequent urination during withdrawal bleed?

Probably: Many women have increased swelling from fluid retention prior to menses and as the extracellular fluid moves back into the blood stream, increased urination will occur. This is the basis for using "water pills" for premenstrual fluid retention. That is a simple answer so I hope it helps. Of course infection and other more serious issues may be occurring. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have ovarian pain during menstruation?

Is it normal to have ovarian pain during menstruation?

Yes: Every woman will have a cyst on one of the ovaries at the time of ovulation. By the time the period is due that cyst could be the size of a softball - and would still be normal. It could cause some pain or pressure, which would also be normal. ...Read more

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I'm in my early 20s. Is it normal to feel extreme temperatures (hot and cold) often before & during menstruation? Sometimes intense sweating/shivering

I'm in my early 20s. Is it normal to feel extreme temperatures (hot and cold) often before & during menstruation? Sometimes intense sweating/shivering

Variable: The symptoms women feel during menstruation are quite variable. Changes in hormone levels are associated with feeling flushed or cold alternately. Talk to your doctor about options - often going on birth contol pills can regularize these swings and reduce symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

NO: You need to see your gyn or a gyn for a workup and evaluation and you can get on txment to stop the heavy bleeding and to make sure nothing strange is going on, no reason to suffer, make an appt this week, I treat that same problem every day in my office and the causes can be quite differnet and the txment options quite differnet depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a slower heart rate during menstruation? My heart rate is 60 BPM while walking around at work. I feel dizzy.

Is it normal to have a slower heart rate during menstruation? My heart rate is 60 BPM while walking around at work. I feel dizzy.

Repeat check: One change in your heart rhythm that tends to depend on the phases of your menstrual cycle is an increase in the frequency of premature ventricular contractions. In this case you may feel extra beats, or skipped beats, either in your pulse, or with your awareness of your heart beat. Either way, make an appointment with your doctor, with plans for an evaluation at the time of symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm urinating frequently but my blood sugar levels and kidney tests are all normal. What else could cause frequent urination?

Frequent urination: Diabetes mellitus & urinary tract infections are common causes of frequent urination. Latter is associated w/painful urgent urination. Some medications, like diuretics, can do this. Caffeine & alcohol are non-prescription diuretics! Overactive bladder can lead to frequent urination. Diabetes insipidus is another cause. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/diabetes-insipidus/ds00799. ...Read more

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If I'm nervous, I get frequent urination, is it normal?

If I'm nervous, I get frequent urination, is it normal?

Autonomic nerves: These are involuntary nervous systems include the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems, collectively cale the autonomic nervous system which gets activated in different situations like being nervous and varies from a person to another. ...Read more

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Prostate report came normal but I m having frequent urination. What could be the cause.

Prostate Hypertrophy: I do not understand what you mean by 'prostate report'. If you have a blood test there is no correlation between a psa test and a large boggy prostate gland causing you difficulties emptying your bladder. There is no such report to be had. There is just the diagnosis of prostate hypertrophy....Which is the most common cause of frequent urination or bladder infection and frequent urination. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are the levels of oestrogen and progesterone low in the blood during menstruation?

I'm wondering why are the levels of oestrogen and progesterone low in the blood during menstruation?

Wow nice question: Long explanation but a brief version. Your menses is an indication that pregnancy did not occur and that your body is now eliminating the lining of your uterus and preparing for a new cycle. It is the decline in estrogen and Progesterone that tells your uterus it is time to shed the lining. The brain starts to stimulate the ovaries in a renewed attempt at getting you pregnant. See image. ...Read more

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A thick, rectangular shaped solid came out of my vagina during menstruation diagnosis what is it? I'm scared.

A thick, rectangular shaped solid came out of my vagina during menstruation diagnosis what is it? I'm scared.

Clot?: Sometimes when blood clots the plasma portion of blood can look like tissue... And then this can get embedded in a clot and look super scary. I'm guessing that's what happened. Sometimes lining from the uterus can be funny looking too. Rarely there could be a polyp that falls off (unlikely at your age). If you're sexually active, could also be a gestational sac from miscarriage. ...Read more

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I've been taking prazosin for 2 wks for ptsd and have night sweats and frequent urination. I'm 21. Is this normal? Will it ever go away?

PTSD, Prazosin: I understand your distress.
Frequent urination is a side effect of Prazosin.
Your Emotional Health is Precious!
See Psychiatrist for Catharsis of Traumatic experiences with unresolved feelings of hurt, resentment, anger, shame, guilt, anxiety, fear; and stresses of relationship with parents and boyfriend;
Continue Therapy, discuss to stop Prazosin and have Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) ...Read more

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Implanon for 15months. Frequent urination, every 2 hours. Also constipated. Spotted 5 weeks ago. Is this normal or should I buy a hpt? I'm confused.

Implanon for 15months. Frequent urination, every 2 hours. Also constipated. Spotted 5 weeks ago. Is this normal or should I buy a hpt? I'm confused.

Implanon: Breast tenderness, weight gain, headaches and abdominal pain are among the reported adverse events associated with Implanon use. The effectiveness of this product, according to its manufacturer, is 99% its first year of usage. Frequent urination, a commonly experienced symptom of pregnancy, is also an indicator of many disorders such as infection and diabetes. Discuss your symptoms with your gyn. ...Read more

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So its normal to have frequent urination...because I had an abortion a month ago?

So its normal to have frequent urination...because I had an abortion a month ago?

Unrelated.: On abortion is a procedure that will affect your vagina and uterus, however it should not affect your bladder and cause frequent urination. I could understand if a catheter were placed in your bladder prior to a procedure, however this is uncommon during abortions. ...Read more

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Why is there frequent urination during blood transfusion?

Why is there frequent urination during blood transfusion?

Increased volume: A transfusion increases your circulating volume far more than oral hydration does, and therefore the kidneys respond (quite normally) by increasing urine output. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Frequent Urination (Definition)

If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more