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Is it okay to have diarrhea during your period?

Is it okay to have diarrhea during your period?

Yes: The hormonal changes associated with the menstrual cycle have been associted with changes in bowel habits and are a common cause of irritable bowel type symptoms. These can often be controlled with medications and occasionaly with dietary modification and the use of probiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Is it normal to have diarrhea during your period?

Is it normal to have diarrhea during your period?

It can happen: But not normal, if this is the first time and u have already been having periods , more likely it is due to something else, if u have it every month only when u are on your period then can be due to teh prostagladins and if u were my pt once u had a GI workup to r/o problems i would do something to stop your periods, like continuoss bc pills or depo-prov or possibly lysteda. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have diarrhea during pregnamcy?

Is it ok to have diarrhea during pregnamcy?

If: If you having several episodes, call your doctor as diarrhea can make you dehydrated and can stress the baby. Hope you get better. ...Read more

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How common is it to have your regular period during pregnancy?

How common is it to have your regular period during pregnancy?

No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period or was it a miscarriage due to sex just few hours before and I took senna tablet laxative. Will it be the cause??

Is it normal to get your period or was it a miscarriage due to sex just few hours before and I took senna tablet laxative. Will it be the cause??

Senna is fine: Senna is a laxative that should only have an effect on your bowels, not your uterus. It would not be the cause of a miscarriage nor would it affect your periods ...Read more

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Is it normal to have headaches during your period? If yes, why?

Is it normal to have headaches during your period? If yes, why?

Typical: It is not at all unusual to have menstrual migraines. It is related to hormonal changes during your cycle. See your physician for suggestions for medications that can help. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period during pregnacy?

Is it possible to have your period during pregnacy?

NO NO: Any bleeding if you are already pregnant is not considered to be your period, there are a number of reasons u can bleed when preg so see your obgyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your first period after having a baby to be really heavy?

Is it normal for your first period after having a baby to be really heavy?

Definitely: Pretty much you've gone over 10 months without having a cycle and that 1st cycle will typically be heavier and more painful. As long as you are not bleeding more than a pad/hour, just stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period twice while pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period twice while pregnant?

Not possible: Menstruation, defined strictly, is not possible during pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal bleeding due to other causes is common, often leading to confusion. Not all vaginal bleeding, whether pregnant or not, is a 'period.'. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be so nauseated before your period?

Is it normal to be so nauseated before your period?

It could be part of: 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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Is it normal to get your period again after the with you already had it ???

Is it normal to get your period again after the with you already had it ???

Irregular periods: can you repost your question more completely- not sure if you're asking if it's normal to get your period more often than every 28-30 days? ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea day after colonoscopy. And I would also to know if it is normal to have a bowel movement and pee at the same time. I g?

Is it normal to have diarrhea day after colonoscopy.  And I would also to know if it is normal to have a bowel movement and pee at the same time.  I g?

Yes: You may have some residual bowel preparation solution. if the diarrhea persists more than one day, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. Bowel movement and urinating at the same time is normal. Drink enough water to stay hydrated. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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It is safe to have a intercourse after your menstration?

It is safe to have a intercourse after your menstration?

Sex with menses: It is safe to have intercourse after your menstruation but you may also be at greater risk for an infection. It is also possible to get pregnant anytime you have sex near the time you ovulate. Although having sex near the end or your period means the lining is thinner and may not support a pregnancy, it can still happen so you should always use some type of protection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting that is brown and to have your vagina burn during this time?

Yes: Occasional brown spotting can occur without its having any pathological significance. Having vaginal burning is another issue and would be best approached by a physical exam and perhaps some testing of discharge by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fast if your period just ended?

Is it safe to fast if your period just ended?

Fast if your: are healthy enough to fast. The fact that your period just ended should not be a significant factor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Yes: Pregnancy hormones can slow down intestinal motility leading to increased water absorption and constipation. Fiber with increased water intake can help. For severe cases, additional medication may be needed. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more