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10 day period it was heavy for 5 days now its light, and lower back cramps?

10 day period it was heavy for 5 days now its light, and lower back cramps?

Could be: could be pelvic infection STD pregnancy even ectopic pregnancy.these type symptoms should be evaluated by OB/GYN physician or family doctor that does OB/GYN if they get worse go to the emergency room ...Read more

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Lower back cramps day before period is that the sign I could be getting it soon?

Lower back cramps day before period is that the sign I could be getting it soon?

Menstrual cramps: Menstrual cramps are caused by the muscles in the uterus secreting proteins caused prostaglandins which cause the uterus to contract and menstruation to begin. Often women get cramps without bleeding before their periods. You can treat this by taking ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) both over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Should period cramps in lower back be so severe it hurts to move? Only spot they are right now.

Should period cramps in lower back be so severe it hurts to move?  Only spot they are right now.

DYSMENORRHEA: Cramps can sometimes be very painful (thighs, abdomen, back). If you have severe pain, it would be best to see your gynecologist. He or she can evaluate to determine why you have severe pain and make treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I had my period two weeks ago and this morning I had mild "cramps" but now they feel more intense. I also feel it in my lower back.

I had my period two weeks ago and this morning I had mild "cramps" but now they feel more intense. I also feel it in my lower back.

Mid-cycle pain: Mid-cycle pain, called mittelschmerz, is painful ovulation. It is also possible that your menses will be earlier than expected, called metrorhaggia, but you would have bleeding associated with the cramps. If you are sexually active, I would obtain a pregnancy test. Another possibility is an ovarian cyst, especially mid-cycle. Give your gynecologist a call. ...Read more