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Have PMS symptoms of ovarian pain on both sides & nausea. No cramping as usual. Had light periods for last 2 months never had sex preg?

Have PMS symptoms of ovarian pain on both sides & nausea. No cramping as usual. Had light periods for last 2 months never had sex preg?

Little unsure what: You mean. If you have never had sex then you are not pregnant. If you haven't had sex in the last two months ; had unusually light periods (spotting) then you can go ahead and take a pregnancy test at this time. ...Read more

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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Can hormone fluctuations cause ovarian cancer? Can wild hormone fluctuations due to PMS or birth control pills cause ovarian cancer? .

Can hormone fluctuations cause ovarian cancer? Can wild hormone fluctuations due to PMS or birth control pills cause ovarian cancer? .

No: The cause of ovarian cancer is unknown. But oral contraceptives certainly do not cause it. In fact there is some degree of protection provided in women who have taken oral birth control pills. ...Read more

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Would a dr be willing to remove one ovary due to searing pain. Endo diagnosed but none seen on my ovaries but suffer from left sided ovarian pain.

Would a dr be willing to remove one ovary due to searing pain. Endo diagnosed but none seen on my ovaries but suffer from left sided ovarian pain.

Pain: It might be possible to convince a doctor to operate. But, you can determine if the pain is ovarian in nature by hormonal manipulation first to determine if the pain is truly ovarian in nature. Continuous birth control pills or Lupron (leuprolide) can often be used to determine if the pain is female in origin, or if surgery might correct the problem. DrG ...Read more

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I've pain on my lower left side of belly. Is it ovarian pain or kidney problem?

I've pain on my lower left side of belly. Is it ovarian pain or kidney problem?

More info needed: While left lower abdominal pain may be caused by ovarian or kidney issues, there are other possible causes. Unfortuneately your question cannot be answered without much more information from you and physical exam. Other tests might be necessary. If you have severe pain, fever, or cannot hold down fluids, go to an er. If you have unusual pain that is not going away, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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I started my period yesterday and have had SEVERE ovarian pain. Primarily left side. I have pcos. My cycle is 45 days, 20 days late this cycle.

I started my period yesterday and have had SEVERE ovarian pain. Primarily left side. I have pcos. My cycle is 45 days, 20 days late this cycle.

You say SEVERE?: See a doctor, call today, anytime you feel you have SEVERE pain. If on consideration the pain is not that bad, you can wait a few days in most cases to see how it progresses. I hope you feel better. ...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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Lower left side has had a sharp pain, it's also occurring under my rib cage. Its lasted for maybe about 1 week and a half. Is this normal PMS symptoms?

Lower left side has had a sharp pain, it's also occurring under my rib cage. Its lasted for maybe about 1 week and a half. Is this normal PMS symptoms?

Left sided pain: Not sure why - one classic cause of left lower quadrant abdominal pain is diverticulitis or other inflammatory bowel problem. The pain under the ribs could be muscle strain. Pms cramps tend to be in lower abdomen. We should also consider gyn issues like ovarian cysts. Talk with your doctor about these symptoms and you can go from there. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a left ovarian cyst in december. I have had left ovarian pain since october, now the pain is almost constant and pulling. Is it possible the cyst is still there a fairly large?

Cyst Followup: Depending on how large the cyst was when identified in december, it may warrant follow up with an ultrasound. If >5-8cm then you'd be at risk of a condition called ovarian torsion where your ovary can twist and get stuck because of the weight of a cyst. This can be a surgical emergency if the pain is persistently sharp and severe. May consider hormonal contraception for control of cyst formation. ...Read more

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I got my menstrual cycle yesterday and woke up in the middle of the night with severe left ovarian pain?

Ovarian?: The location does not give a definite answer as to the actual source of the pain-- i, e, it may not be the ovary. If it has persisted- see md, if it went away and all else is normal, just see if this becomes recurrent. ...Read more

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Every month on pms I only ever feel my cramps on the right side never the left, thought ovaries takes turns releasing an egg, left and right?

Every month on pms I only ever feel my cramps on the right side never the left, thought ovaries takes turns releasing an egg, left and right?

Pms pain: Plenty of GYN symptoms that science cannot explain, but if always related to your cycle then surely it is menstruation related. Ever took contraceptive pills? Then you may not have pain on the menstruation at end of the pill cycle as the bleeding is not from the ovary cycle and also there is no ovulation. Hope tylenol-motrin helps your pain ...Read more

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Twice this month I've had a single random thump in left side of chest. Once while driving the other while laying down. Could this b hormonal/pms? Age29

Twice this month I've had a single random thump in left side of chest. Once while driving the other while laying down. Could this b hormonal/pms? Age29

No, its your heart: The most likely explanation for such an unusual symptom in your chest is related to your heart. You might have an irregular rhythm and this should be evaluated. Go in to your doctor and have them listen to your heart and explain exactly what happened. This is not related to your cycle. ...Read more

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I have bad ovarian pain when walking sitting going to toilet & especially during sex pmh right ovarian cystectomy. Is it back again? No scan for 2week

I have bad ovarian pain when walking sitting going to toilet & especially during sex pmh right ovarian cystectomy. Is it back again? No scan for 2week

Get checked: If you are having pain in the right side and having severe pain, you could have an infection or appendicitis. See your doctor or if unnavailable go to the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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I've been having some symptoms like ovarian pain on my right side and a new vaginal odor different than usual and lower back pain. Any ideas? Help.

I've been having some symptoms like ovarian pain on my right side and a new vaginal odor different than usual and lower back pain. Any ideas? Help.

Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, you may have pelvic inflammation from any number of reasons, you will need a good pelvic exam and some lab studies. If you have been sexually active, at any time, the concern and urgency is increased.
Please get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex for maybe 2 minutes he didn't finish. Strt period in 4 days. Had severe pains on left side below rib cage. Back pains. Normal PMS sym?

Go see your doctor: I'm not here to judge but regardless of age, I don't recommend unprotected sex unless you're trying to get pregnant. Even if it was only for 2 minutes & he didn't "finish", you can still get pregnant. Or perhaps catch a sexually transmitted disease/infection (which can cause pain). So go see your family doc (or planned parenthood or county health/std clinic) for evaluation & treatment plus bcpills. ...Read more

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Low back pain low ab pain on left side and center bloated feeling and stomachache am currently halfway through cycle so it's not PMS.

Low back pain low ab pain on left side and center bloated feeling and stomachache am currently halfway through cycle so it's not PMS.

Mittelschmerz: Mittelschmerz is one sided lower abdominal
Pain associated with ovulation. It is German for "middle pain" since it occurs midway through the menstrual cycle. The only curveball is that you also indicate you were having back pain. This is something you can discuss with your physician to clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Experiencing pinching pain around left & now right bicep, pain coming from sides of neck (on the bottom) radiates to upper left & right arm. Ideas? Should add: haven't lifted anything heavy. Going through pms (period in 2 days) haven't slept weird

Experiencing pinching pain around left & now right bicep, pain coming from sides of neck (on the bottom) radiates to upper left & right arm. Ideas? Should add: haven't lifted anything heavy. Going through pms (period in 2 days) haven't slept weird

Muscular pain: PMS?: The drop in estrogen (main female hormone) which occurs 48-72 hours prior to the onset of menstrual bleeding, can cause emotional stress (PMS) which can lead to subconscious contractions of neck and shoulder muscles, for example. Consult with your health provider about the use of low dose oral contraceptive, which have a much lower content of estrogen, and may assist in reducing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I get a lump in my left breast during PMS? It scared me badly at first but now im just used to it. After my period it goes away. Should I worry?

Why do I get a lump in my left breast during PMS? It scared me badly at first but now im just used to it. After my period it goes away. Should I worry?

Breast evaluation: New breast lumps should always be evaluated by a doctor. At age 22 it is highly unlikely that this is a cancerous condition. You can schedule a visit to have an exam. Breast cysts or fibrocystic changes are possible causes. Weight changes, diet, caffeine intake, ill fitting bras are all causes. ...Read more

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Wake up to lower abdominal pain (only left side) every morning. About 10 days before period. Is this PMS? Need ibuprofen once a day. Thank you

Wake up to lower abdominal pain (only left side) every morning. About 10 days before period. Is this PMS? Need ibuprofen once a day. Thank you

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. 10 days before your cycle PMS is not a likely cause ...Read more

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What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

Need for examination: There are many causes of breast pain, including: abscess, fat necrosis, fibrocystic disease, ductal dilatation, breast cancer etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Hx of ovarian cysts. Recently, a week before and during menstration, severe ovary pain. Is this normal?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. Left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. Left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Depends on: Size of mass and cysts and other findings. Painful menses and bloating are probably not related to these findings. Get an opinion from a gyn regarding need for further evaluation of these findings. ...Read more

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How long will ovarian pain last?

Depends: It depends on what is causing the pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do about ovarian pain after pevic exam?

What to do about ovarian pain after pevic exam?

Take time: Pelvic pain after a pelvic exam is very common to a mild to medium amount. Typically this will go away on its own after no longer than 24 hours. Motrin or tylenol may help to alleviate this pain. If the pain is severe, call your doctor or go to the ER ...Read more

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Do I need to go to the hospital when ovarian pain starts up?

No: It depends on the problem. Some women have pain when the ovulate, you could have an ovarian cyst leaking a little blood inside the abdomen which can cause pain but not require hospitalization.
Go get checked if you are having pain. ...Read more

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What can you use for strong odor during your pms?

What can you use for strong odor during your pms?

First find the cause: Please see your family physician or OB-GYN to determine the cause of the odor then the treatment will follow. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stick to a diet during pms?

Can you tell me how to stick to a diet during pms?

What to do: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt ; junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your dr’s approval. Many livestock are administered hormones. These same hormones can show up when. ...Read more

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How to cover up randomly crying during pms?

How to cover up randomly crying during pms?

You can cry in a: Private place & splash cold water over your face afterwords. Acupuncture can markedly diminish pms symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause self injurious behavior during pms?

What could cause self injurious behavior during pms?

Neurotransmitters: Pms appears to be linked to changes in brain chemistry (neurotransmitters) that are caused by normal changes in blood concentrations of estrogen and Progesterone (female hormones) that occur during the menstrual cycle. Low levels of serotonin occur and cause you to feel a sense of desperate urgency (something is terribly wrong) when in fact nothing is wrong. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are women so awful in their behavior during PMS and menopause?

I'm wondering why are women so awful in their behavior during PMS and menopause?

It's hormonal: It is hormonal and it really plays havoc with women's emotions. Fortunately it is usually time limited and passes! ...Read more

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Why do my gums hurt during pms?

Gingivitis: You may have gingivitis which is influenced by hormones in combination with bacteria.
See a periodontist. ...Read more

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Is it possible 2 fall pregnant during my pms?

Is it possible 2 fall pregnant during my pms?

Yes.: Yes, pms usually occurs a week before the next menstrual cycle and after ovulation has occurred. So the risk of pregnancy is still there. ...Read more

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Why do I always get really hungry during PMS?

Why do I always get really hungry during PMS?

Common: Many patients with PMS complain about hunger and appetite changes. It is likely due to the hormonal fluctuation but the exact mechanism of action is not well understood. There are treatment options for PMS if this is something that concerns you ...Read more

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Possible to feel nauseous from sugar during pms?

Possible to feel nauseous from sugar during pms?

Sugar riases: The risk of blood sugar fluctuations and mood swings. It's best to avoid it all the time, even during PMS time. A good replacement is a natural root product called Stevia. It is very sweet; you only need a little. Peace and good health. ...Read more