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What is the problem if having lower abdomen cramps and lower back pain but not having period?

What is the problem if having lower abdomen cramps and lower back pain but not having period?

?Pregnant?: The first thing us doctors are going to think when we see a young woman who has missed a period is: could she be pregnant? A pregnancy test is going to be the first order of business, and if that is negative then further workup may be warranted for the low back and abdominal symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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My period has lasted 4 weeks and I'm experiencing lower abdomen cramps and 'fresh' like a cut finger blood. I am 42 & in last 3 months periods longer?

My period has lasted 4 weeks and  I'm experiencing lower abdomen cramps and 'fresh' like a cut finger blood. I am 42 & in last 3 months periods longer?

See your GYN: A period lasting 4 weeks is certainly abnormal. At age 42 you could be starting into perimenopause which can cause abnormal menses. It is also possible that you have a fibroid (benign tumor) in the uterus causing the problem. Either way, you need to have some blood work and a pelvic ultrasound done. ...Read more

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What could be the reason of very pale red few drops when peeing?1wk after period.On/off lower abdomen cramps/pain.Last sunolut pill 3days bef period.

What could be the reason of very pale red few drops when peeing?1wk after period.On/off lower abdomen cramps/pain.Last sunolut pill 3days bef period.

Hematuria evaluation: First need to confirm if the light red urine is from true hematuria. If hematuria is present a urine for cytology and cystoscopy should be performed. Concerning the pelvic pain a pelvic ultrasound would be the first study of choice. On occasion endometriosis if identified may have endometrial lesions in the bladder leading to hematuria. Interstitial cystitis may be present with these symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm not having periods for 6 months, never had sex. Also there is severe pain in legs and arms with lower abdomen cramps?

I'm not having periods for 6 months, never had sex.
Also there is severe pain in legs and arms with lower abdomen cramps?

See below: If you have stopped having periods 6 months ago it is called secondary amenorrhoea. There are a number of possible causes SEE...http://bit.ly/1Fgboip Lower abdominal cramps and pain in the extremities are probably unrelated. You need to see a physician in order to diagnose your problems as there are numerous causes for abdominal cramps and pain in the extremities. ...Read more

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Last period feb 8..6 days late this month..Took a test got a faint positive n then took another test got more faint line...Severe abdomen cramps back?

Last period  feb 8..6 days late this month..Took a test got a faint positive n then took another test got more faint line...Severe abdomen cramps back?

Pregnant?: Often times when there is a faint line in a pregnancy test, it's a sign that you are pregnant and it's very early in the pregnancy. You might want to consider repeating the test in two days. You're saying you're having cramping, which sometimes is a sign of a miscarriage. Thus it's also possible that you are pregnant but are going to miscarry. Only time will tell. ...Read more

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My wife has abdomenal pain during periods or before periods. Severe abdomen cramps and back pain. What could it be? Help!

My wife has abdomenal pain during periods or before periods. Severe abdomen cramps and back pain. What could it be? Help!

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Risk factors? Also what testing/results has she had? ...Read more

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Weird daily abdomen cramps, sometimes ribs, pelvic pain, stomach gurgling.What could be wrong? Periods seem normal (if that matters)

Pain abd and pelvic: Many possibilities. Symptoms can be from more than one conditions. You need to see your doctor for a check up to determine what your problem(s) are and make a diagnosis, then treat you as necessary. ...Read more

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What do cramps in my lower abdominal mean if don't have my period yet?

What do cramps in my lower abdominal mean if don't have my period yet?

Many things: Some women have cramps before they start their period, so it may still come. Of course, pelvic cramping pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions including infection, scar tissue, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, etc. ...Read more

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Been off my period for a week now and for about two days I have been having severe cramps in my lower back and abdominal. What could this be?

Been off my period for a week now and for about two days I have been having severe cramps in my lower back and abdominal. What could this be?

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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Hi normal period 12/16. 12/26 started to spot for a day and a half. I had mild cramps in abdomen and lower back then decreased. now 2 days late?

Hi  normal period 12/16. 12/26 started to spot for a day and a half. I had mild cramps in abdomen and lower back then decreased. now 2 days late?

Pregnancy test: If you had sex since your last period and do not get a period in a couple of days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Got my period the 12of July I have a regular 28days expect it the 09 of August am 5 days late feeling cramps in my lower abdominal could I be preg?

Got my period the 12of July I have a regular 28days  expect it the 09 of August am 5 days late feeling cramps in my lower abdominal could I be preg?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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My period ended Friday. Since Sunday been getting dull to sharp cramps on left side in abdomen and lower back area. Don't know what to do.

My period ended Friday. Since Sunday been getting dull to sharp cramps on left side in abdomen and lower back area. Don't know what to do.

See the PCP...: 35y/o Female says My period ended Friday. Since Sunday been getting dull to sharp cramps on left side in abdomen & lower back area. Don't know what to do. One should see their PCP asap, as the pain may or may not be related to the Reproductive System alone. There are many other anatomic structures in that area and one needs their M.D to figure out the problem. ...Read more