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I had lower abdominal pain before my period this month, when it came, the pain is gone. Now my period is finished, the pain is back. ?

I had lower abdominal pain before my period this month, when it came, the pain is gone. Now my period is finished, the pain is back. ?

Need an examination: There are many causes for lower abdominal pain. It may be due to a pelvic condition such as an ovarian cyst, PID, endometriosis or possibly a non-gynecological cause. With this type of symptom you need to see a physician for an exam, including a pelvic exam, to diagnose the cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Is it normal feel bloated and have a slight lower abdominal pain a week before your period begins?

Is it normal feel bloated and have a slight lower abdominal pain a week before your period begins?

It can be: Those symptoms can be part of what is called "pms" (pre-menstrual syndrome). Sometimes the hormones you produce at that time of the month may lead to a slowing of the motility (muscle contraction) of your intestines, so there can be some mild constipation. Try to drink lots of fluids and eat a high-fiber diet fruits, vegetables, whole grains) to offset any constipation. ...Read more

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I have back pain and lower abdominal pain 2 weeks before my period, what cpuld be the reason for that?

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I have back pain and lower abdominal pain 2 weeks before my period,  what cpuld be the reason for that?

Mittelschmerz: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mittelschmerz/basics/definition/con-20025507. Or it could be coincidental back strain or bladder infection. However, latter won't go away w/o antibiotics. Go see your family doctor if this persists. ...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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Bleeding a week before period and lower abdominal pain when pressure is applied. On the pill. Took 2 pregnancy tests and they were negative. Causes?

Bleeding a week before period and lower abdominal pain when pressure is applied. On the pill. Took 2 pregnancy tests and they were negative. Causes?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at wrong time) is common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Your pain requires an exam to know the cause ...Read more

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Causes of lef lower abdomen pain after period and its remedies?

Causes of lef lower abdomen pain after period and its remedies?

First, find cause...: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to 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? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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Im a 24 years old female. Period just finished 1 week ago and today i had mild lower abdomen pain and brown blood.

Im a 24 years old female. Period just finished 1 week ago and today i had mild lower abdomen pain and brown blood.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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5 days late and lower abdomen pain on both sides.i have hashimotto's. My period was never late 5 days.

Not serious: Period may be heavier also. Hope you don't do it again every cycle. Need to check your thyroid level if persists Usually means too low Three tabs of Advil (ibuprofen) may help if you have no allergy ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more