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Is it normal to have cramps when ovulating?

Is it normal to have cramps when ovulating?

Could be.: Many women have a definite pain with ovulation. It is called "mittleschmertz" (sp). Most women can recognize it and are reassured. Others have distress over this and the pain is different in each person. There can be some bleeding with ovulation and sometimes it is significant enough to cause pain and further evaluation. If you have problems or concerns, see your gyn. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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Is it normal to be tired when ovulating?

Is it normal to be tired when ovulating?

Probably not: That should not have a particular effect on your energy level. See your doctor for an evaluation for other reasons for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hemroides when your pregnant?

Is it normal to have hemroides when your pregnant?

Very common : Hemorrhoids ate very common in pregnancy. There are many safe over the counter creams at any pharmacy. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) will soften the stool. Try both. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have period pains?

Is it normal to have period pains?

Yes: Some cramping is perfectly normal - if it gets to the point where it is interfering with your normal activities of daily life, then it needs to be checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for my pelvic to hurt a little during ovulation? Not ovulating anymore so pain has left. If not normal what can this be?

Is it normal for my pelvic to hurt a little during ovulation? Not ovulating anymore so pain has left. If not normal what can this be?

Mittelschmerz: Ovulation pain is called mittelschmerz (mid month) pain and last anywhere from a few hours to 2-3 days and in many women alternates sides from month to month as women tend to ovulate on one side one month and the other the next. Though many women have a dominant ovary that ovulates more often. ...Read more

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Is it normal to cramp and still be bloated right after ovulation?

Is it normal to cramp and still be bloated right  after ovulation?

Post ovulation sx: Cramping and bloating after ovulation can be normal, but can also reflect extra progesterone produced by a "double ovulation", much more common after 30. The sx. are due to normal effects of progesterone (made at ovulation and until your next period) and rupture of the cyst in your ovary(ies) at ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate when you're just having light periods?

Is it possible to ovulate when you're just having light periods?

Yes: It is possible for you to ovulate even if your periods are light. The fact that you periods are very light is a different issue and needs to be addressed.I would start with and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during your period? Does this mean u may be pregnant?

Is it normal to have brown discharge during your period? Does this mean u may be pregnant?

Back to health Class: First, it is very well known and understood that having a period means you are not pregnant. Second the brown color that blood sometimes appears like is just old blood without oxygen. Blood can be red, burgundy, brown, black. But, as they taught you in health class a period means you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's possible to have seemingly normal, heavy, week-long "periods" when pregnant?

No: Menstrual periods stop during pregnancy although I have seen one patient who had "normal" periods while pregnant but she was still taking her birth control pill and did not know she was pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have period like cramps days before you ovulate?

Yes: You are likely experiencing something called mittelschmerz. Very funny word, but it describes pain you experience around the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramping after sex?

Is it normal to have cramping after sex?

Cramping: It's not common to have cramping after sex, but i guess with a lot of excitement you may. Cramping, however, may not necessarily come from uterine contractions but may also be bladder spasms. If they are not painful and short lived, i would not worry. ...Read more

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Is it normal to cramp after you have a period?

Is it normal to cramp after you have a period?

No: Menstrual "cramps" are co ntractions of the uterus and are most prominent in the first days of flow. "cramps" after a period arelikely caused by something else. ...Read more

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My menstruation is not regular even before... How would i know when is my ovulation? Is it true that having irregular menstruation isnt that fertile?

Irregular: Irregular cycles may suggest that you do not ovulate but it can also suggest that you ovulate sporadically. I see that you are 16 yo - even if your cycles are irregular and you ovulate less frequently you can still get pregnant without birth control use. I recommend you see a doctor to evaluate why you cycles are irregular, and if you are sexually active get on birth control. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience pain when ovulating?

Is it normal to experience pain when ovulating?

It can be: Mittleschmertz is pain with ovulation. It's common enough that it even has a name. It should be self limiting. Anything more than that requires evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get endometriosis cramps while pregnant?

Is it normal to get endometriosis cramps while pregnant?

No: Endometriosis is usually not active during pregnancy, therefore the discomfort is most likely from the pregnancy itself. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps the day after iui? Why?

Is it normal to have cramps the day after iui? Why?

Cramps: yes, due to theimplantation of the device causing irritation to the lining and then causing cramping ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of discharge even when your ovulation cycle is done?

Is it normal to have a lot of discharge even when your ovulation cycle is done?

No: Some women will have a lot of discharge which may be normal for them. In general though excessive discharge should be evaluated. ...Read more