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37yo. Last 3 months periods are more frequent. This mth had 2 periods within 14 days. Low back cramping pain. Should I wait a couple more months and watch?

37yo. Last 3 months periods are more frequent. This mth had 2 periods within 14 days. Low back cramping pain. Should I wait a couple more months and watch?

Make and Appointment: Frequent and heavy periods is called menometrorrhagia. Among other things, it could be due to hormonal imbalance or the growth of benign fibroids in your uterus. If you have been bleeding heavier and more frequently you are also at risk of having a low blood count (anemia). Best to see an obgyn who can run some labs and imaging tests to figure out what's going on. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Tender breast , fatique, nausea , low back , pain cramping for 3 weeks got a period what can it be ? And should I see a dr asap ?

Tender breast , fatique, nausea , low back , pain cramping for 3 weeks got a period what can it be ? And should I see a dr asap ?

Yes, absolutely: Nothing will substitute for a comprehensive history of your symptoms and a complete physical exam. See your doctor asap. If your symptoms worsen, and you can't see your doctor, go to the localemergency room ! ...Read more

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Have low back more of cramp nagging pain like the ones when starting labor + headache, on and off for a week.Urinalysis normal.Is it pyelonephritis?

Have low back more of cramp nagging pain like the ones when starting labor + headache, on and off for a week.Urinalysis normal.Is it pyelonephritis?

No: Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) would be associated with an abnormal urinalysis (many wbcs) and symptoms of fever, chills, flank pain, and feeling quite sick. Your symptoms and normal urinalysis are not consistent with this. ...Read more

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Been on BC & period flow was normal/light for months & now heavy flow with cramping, low back pain, & brighter red blood - normal or possible problem?

Been on BC & period flow was normal/light for months & now heavy flow with cramping, low back pain, & brighter red blood - normal or possible problem?

Can bary: The duration and intensity of your periods are usually lessened with contraceptive pills. However, you may still have occasional heavy bleeding. Take ibuprofen for the cramps. If you continue to have heavy bleeding see your Gyn for possible fibroids or for a change of pills ...Read more

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Right pelvic pain and cramping, low back pain had the exact thing last month same time with copius dischrage, pelvic ultrasound norm, so were cultures, can this be endometrosis, my mom has it?

Right pelvic pain and cramping, low back pain had the exact thing last month same time with copius dischrage, pelvic ultrasound norm, so were cultures, can this be endometrosis, my mom has it?

Yes: There is a genetic component to endometriosis. And these are typical symptoms. No guarantee that is the problem. A full eval is warranted, often by a fertility specialist (endometriosis expert). To know the exact diagnosis would require some more testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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39wks 3cm dilated feeling lots of pressure in pelvic area and low back pain with cramping on and off all day. How far off is labor?

39wks 3cm dilated feeling lots of pressure in pelvic area and low back pain with cramping on and off all day. How far off is labor?

Depends on whether -: Its your fist pregnancy or not. Best would be to see a OB or a pcp, who'll examine you and assess the progress of the pregnancy/labor and provide you with the information you are looking for. Good luck. ...Read more