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Is It Normal To Have Rectal Pain In Every Menstrual Cycle
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
Is bleeding bright red for 3 Days after cyst burst normal? Severe rectal Pain only for few mins, no menstrual cramping, happened a week before period.
Confusing: Where was the cyst? Severe rectal pain could be large hemorrhoid. My suggestion is to consult with your family physician ASAP ...Read more
Can p.O. P, or enterocele cause rectal pain to be worse and more constant during menstrual cycle? If pertinent, in add. Uterus is also retroverted.
Maybe.: Usually, pop and enteroceles are painless, but if you have a rectocele and tend towards constipation or harder stools at that time of the month, then there may be more pressure in your pelvis/rectum causing pain. The retroverted uterus is also pushing on the rectum and is lower in your pelvis (pop) which may make stool transit more difficult. What do you doctor think? Have you tried a pessary? ...Read more
Agree with above and: Our research that will be published soon shows two very accurate predictions of endometriosis. First, if you had bad periods (worse than peers or missed school)as a teenager, you have nearly 100% chance of endo at surgery. Second, testing for ovarian reserve with Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test: if abnormal 90% chance of endometriosis at surgery. The above could add to the accuracy of endo as diagnosis. ...Read more
I have digestive problem with excessive flatulence with whatever I eat, these symptoms get worse with menstruation plus severe rectal pain in menses?
Yes, that is normal: Occasionally teenagers will have a light flow of blood midcycle. These are due to hormonal surges. There is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle is predictably irregular. Every *other* cycle length is longer than normal, but still differs every month. Problem ovary?
I have a normal menstrual cycle every month 4-6 days, this month was only one day? I have a nova t 380 an inserted, what could be the cause?
I have problem with my menstrual cycle, it does not follow normally every month, I can have it 5 to 6 months interval, is this normal?
Hormone Imbalance: What you are describing is an imbalance of the hormones in your body. If you are losing weight, this could be the reason, however, you need to get this worked up and treated as irregular cycles can lead to problems with conception and even cancer later in life. See a provider and check this out! ...Read more
My menstrual cycle is always regular. Every 28 days for 3 days. Last month it was 2 days late and this month it came 10 days early.it is a normal flow?
Pregnancy/Normal: The first thing that needs to be ruled out if AT ALL possible is pregnancy. If it is a possibility do a home pregnancy test. This could be a pregnancy or a "chemical pregnancy". The other thing is that at 23 this is a common occurrence. If the flow was normal and this was a one time thing no worries. If your next period is abnormal this needs to be checked. Good luck and don't worry. ...Read more
I had lose my virginity like 2weeks ago. My menstrual cycle comes on the 1st or 2nd of every mnths. Did my menstrual cycle change? Is it normal?
Shouldn't change: Intercourse should not change your normal cycle. If you have initiated intercourse and are now late for a period, you should get a home preg test. If the test is negative and you still don't get a period you should see your physician. You may also want to discuss birth control options if you are not wanting to be pregnant. ...Read more
Hi, I got a problem wth my menstrual cycle.menarche at 14(7-8 day with 3 month cycle)now my menses is every month but just spotg 1-2days.is it normal?
Can be: It can be normal. The key is if it's regular. If it is, this may be all you will have. It does tend to vary month to month. ...Read more
Is a 44-day menstrual cycle normal? My periods are usually pretty regular, every 44 days or so but I have been told that my cycle is strangely long.
Periods vary.: Not all women have the typical 28-day cycle. Some are 21 days or shorter; others, like you, have quite extended cycles. So long as you are otherwise healthy, and your periods are not excessively heavy or painful, the length of time between them should not worry you. If you're trying to conceive (or avoid conception), simple urine tests (LH strips) can help determine your fertile period. ...Read more
I started my menstrual cycle on the 24th of october.it was heavy from then up until now.i change pads every hour.i was on provera tabs for 5days.is it normal to bleed like this
Breast?: If you are talking about a lump in your breast, then yes it could be normal. If the size and its consistency is unchanged every month then it is most likely benign. But if it is increasing in size, has pain or increasing you need close evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: The normal range from first day to first day is 21 to 35 days. Most women are somewhere in between and usually stay with the same range. If you are not taking the pill then a delayed period is not uncommon and is often an anovulatory cycle, meaning no egg was produced. Most women have anovulatory cycles once a year or so. ...Read more
My menstrual period every 26-28 day and last for 2-3 days and small amount is that normal? Iam worry about that
Depends: Some women have a 28-day cycle and some have a 35-day cycle, so being 5 days late for each of those women as an absolute number is going to mean something different. Basic rule of thumb, though, if you're more than 5-7 days late, you're likely late. Could be stress, weight gain/loss, hormones, thyroid or pregnancy. See your doctor if you're worried. ...Read more
Vaginitis: Yeast infections peak at the menses because of normal cycling of hormonal levels. The itching could be due to this. Objectional vaginal odor is most often due to bacterial vaginosis. To find out what is exactly going on you should get a gyn exam immediately after your period. ...Read more
No: If it happens the following month u need evaluation by a gyn, often due to hormones not working correctly which can be checked along with an exam and ultrasound and other blood work. ...Read more
The 28 days are so called 'average cycle length" but this varies--i have seen patients having as short as 18 days and as long as 41. Most birth control pill packages are designed to have a 28-day cycle, but this is obviously is just an average. It is very common to have a few days longer or shorter than 28.
Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Talk with your doc: Usually menopause happens after 39 years old but sometimes our periods can stop before then. There's lots to talk about with your doc: any symptoms [like hot flashes]? Any feelings [some women are happy, others sad]? Any reasons [thyroid or other hormone problems]? Other concerns: how to protect your bones from thinning. Checking in about your heart health. Thanks for asking! ...Read more
Menstrual Cycle: Many women experience regular, light periods like you describe, and this is completely normal. If this represents a dramatic change for you, however, it is best to consult your gynecologist to make sure there isn't an underlying hormone disorder that is interfering with your normal cycle. ...Read more
No: Normal periods do not clot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Location of pain: Please be specific with your symptoms, where exactly is the pain and how is it related to your periods. How frequent is your pain, and how long does it last ...Read more
Yes: Yes — it is common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many reasons: A regular menstrual cycle doesn't preclude a woman or her partner from infertility. Many, many things can cause infertility without affecting menstrual cycle. To touch on just a few: female anatomical issues, endometriosis, anovulatory cycles, etc. Male partner may have low sperm count or low sperm motility. Fertility issues should be discussed first with ob. May need reproductive endo consult. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
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