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Long Lasting Cramps
Don't know the term: I do not know what kind of cramps the term is in reference to. Anxiety can worsen the cramping of irritable bowel, but beyond that I can't think of anything called an anxiety cramp. If you. Mean anxiety attack, they can last from 10 min or less on average to status panic that I have seen last up to a week. Thank god for tofranil (imipramine) which finally ended the attack. Please resubmit if necessary. Thanks. ...Read more
Muscle or abdominal?: Abdominal cramps should not happen from standing too long; muscular leg or back cramps might- affected by poor posture, mineral disturbances, etc. ...Read more
None to several days: People vary when the cramps with a period start. For some women the cramps can start 3-4 days (or more) prior to the period, and other don't get cramps until the period starts or the flow gets heavy. Most people have a pattern of bleeding and cramping that is normal for them, though this does change over time. ...Read more
No symptoms: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women and it's quite rare. ...Read more
How long does inplantion cramps last, and how many days before your cycle are they suppose to happen suppose to come on cycle on the 24?
Implantation: Implantation cramping is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
I'm 6 weeks. A symptom I had was soft cramps but since last night after a arguement with bf I been having long painful lower back cramps. Is baby ok?
No normal: There is no 'normal' duration - some fortunate women have none for most cycles, some suffer w/out any 'problem' as cause. Have an OBGYN exam to find out about yours if they trouble you too much. Ask about possible treatment if there is a problem. Best! ...Read more
Long Time?: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. 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. ...Read more
Depends. . .: Answer to your question depends upon what cramps are due to. If you're referring to cramps from Mittelschmerz, then expect your period in 2wks. If you're referring to uterine cramp prior to or during expulsion of endometrial lining, then period will start shortly thereafter. ...Read more
Can take: Up to 6 weeks for the dribbling to completely stop. It is normal to bleed a while, hang in there! Sorry to hear of your miscarriage ...Read more
Not implantation: Honestly, there are no 'implantation cramps;' at 6 days post-fertilization the implantation site would be barely large enough to even see with the naked eye (which you can't anyway.) there are many legitimate reasons for cramping around ovulation, but they are not due to implantation. ...Read more
How long after a medical abortion will you cramp? I'm 3 days from passing the sac, and I'm contracting. Normal?
I just found out I'm pregnant. I know that at the beginning I'm supposed to get cramps. But how long do they usually last?
Family practice: Cramping is not necessarily normal. See your dr and make see everything is fine. ...Read more
Hi, I am having a prolonged period. It is going on for about two weeks. At first it was very little and then I got my cramps. What is going on?
In general, does everyone who gets a paragard experience cramping after more than just the first couple days, or do most not have long term cramps?
Some cramping yes,: Some cramping is expected, how much will vary from woman to woman. If you think it it too much or too long visit with your doctor. Sometimes they will suggest a NSAID to help lessen the severity of the cramps. ...Read more
How long is breakthrough bleeding last? Had it a couple weeks apart first time 2days second 4 days and today super light but continuous w/ dull cramps
Bummer: Breakthrough bleeding can last a long time, unfortunately. Typically due to an imbalance between estrogen and Progesterone in your cycle. If it bothers you, best is to consider birth control pills to help regulate cycle. Some women, unfortunately, can experiencing bleeding every day of their cycle (severe breakthrough bleeding), so it runs the spectrum from a few days to 20 or more days. ...Read more
Am 2 _ 3weeks pregnant but I have been getting on and off mild cramps for more than 4 days is it normal and hw can I ease them and hw long wil it last?
Early preg. Cramps: Mild menstrual like Cramping in the 1st trimester is common. If it is mild and there is no associated spotting or discharge, then typically this is a result from" growing" pains. If the pain is sharp, intense, aling with spotting or bleeding you need to see your OBGYN ASAP to ensure that the pregnancy is inside the uterus and not an ectopic pregnancy. Warm bathes, Tylenol (acetaminophen) are helpful for cramps. ...Read more
This varies: Cramping in pregnancy has different causes at different times in the pregnancy. In the first trimester cramping is usually due to the uterus stretching. Braxton-Hicks contractions (false labor) can cause cramping in the third trimester. Changes in calcium needs can also cause cramping which is usually in the legs. Hope this helps. ...Read more
As long as there's food in your stomach: Even though no one really knows the cause of ibs, there is a component of inflammation in the gut that's caused by certain foods. So often, having a food allergy panel, or doing an elimination diet can be helpful to determine what tends to aggravate sure that to either have diarrhea or constipation. So you may want to start with your pcp first, and see what can be done, or it could cause you to eat less, because you're worried about the continuous spasms. ...Read more
Implantation: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
None in particular: If you plan on running for a long period of time, the type of exercise does not matter in my opinion. Rather, the key is adequate stretching (though the need for stretching is a highly debated topic, though I am a proponent), and adequate hydration. Bananas are a good source of potassium, and can help fend off cramps, as can good old gatorade. ...Read more
Brown discharge for a week long every other week. No cramps. It's dark brown and thick. What can it be?
I recently had miscarrige how long it takes for the bleeding to stop and cramps it feels like my mentration?
I have been bloated with cramps for weeks after my menstrol, which lasted 5days but was lighter and longer then normal.
Is there any specific exercise I can do that won't cause cramps and does staying awake longer help your period end faster?
Cramps/period: Any aerobic exercise like swimming, walking or biking will help your periods and should not cause undue cramping. Drinking plenty of water and taking a daily multivitamin can also help with preventing cramps. Staying awake longer will not help your periods end more quickly. ...Read more
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