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Lower Back Pain Feels Like Cramps
Can lower back pain feel like menstrual cramps? I feel like I have cramps and may get btb but I also study and stress a lot. Help : (
Different feeling: Usually back pain does not feel like cramping. It's either continuous, achey, or sore. Cramping pain from your period is very different. Not sure what btb means. If you're studying a lot, and under stress, and not getting much rest, you could feel achey from sitting a lot in one position without lumbar support. If your having back spasms that don't go away with rest, see your doctor. ...Read more
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
I bled while n after having sex with bad cramps and lower back pain. Feels like im on my period but it's still 15 days after the end of my last one.?
Could be due to: Trauma to the cervix or vagina or an infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
Extreme lower back pain period almost over and still having cramps. Back pain feels like cracks only laying down flat helps?
Pelvic girdle pain: 19y has severe PMD with some pain remission lying flat, whereby both iliac spines are symmetrically placed vs. Mattress; aligning pelvic girdle sacroiliac joints in neutral. Hypermobility Syndrome women are particularly prone to severe PMD because hormone Relaxin is secreted at this time; further loosening pelvic ligaments already loose; via inherited Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. See comments: ...Read more
It could B but U-: -need a diagnosis from a specialist 2 B sure. If it's only when U have Ur periods, no. If always troublesome, & urgent need of a bathroom 4 bm's, many times a day, I would lean more toward IBS. ...Read more
I been having cramps like periods I have gotten test it and everything it's normal also lower back pain with it what it could be the cause?
Gynecologist: Lower abdominal cramps with back discomfort could be due to some degree of pelvic congestion, pelvic inflammatory disease or uterine/ovarian pathology assuming there's no intestinal symptoms. A rectopelvic examination by your gynecologist would be best to evaluate your symptoms. A pelvic ultrasound will be ordered as part of your evaluation. ...Read more
Gestation?: If your four weeks pregnant, it's not uncommon to have mild cramping at that time, but keep your doctor informed. ...Read more
Not due to the tampo: You should probably remove the tampon. They don't usually cause cramping and back pain, but it could possibly be a sign of the rare infection (toxic shock syndrome). A high fever should prompt an urgent doctor visit. It may be that the menstrual period is the more likely cause of the cramping and back pain. ...Read more
No: Implantation occurs without perceptible symptoms in most cases. You sound eager to conceive. Enjoy your sexual activity with care for your back positioning to avoid pain. ...Read more
COULD BE/MUSCLE PAIN:
Pain in back can be due to kidney stones or infection, but it is on the side where kidneys are located and will radiate towards groin
but commonest cause of back pain is due to muscle pain or problem with the spine and/or pressure on the nerves if it is radiating down leg
back pain needs to be evauated by your doctor. ...Read more
I am 12 weeks and I have been having cramps and lower back pain for 3 days and also a clear water like discharge is this normal?
No: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Sure: Warm shower or a bath can decrease muscular tension and spasms/cramps. Make sure you are well hydrated and consider a multi-vitamin as these can cause cramping. Green tea and other foods may lessen inflammatory processes. Plenty of sleep also will your body to naturally heal itself. ...Read more
I get lower back pain with my cramps. I don't have a heating pad, but I have icy hot. Will it help?
Probably: Yes Ashley, please try it. It may help because it is essentially an attempt to divert the resources of your nervous system so that it sends temperature signals (either heat or cold) rather than pain during cramps. So try it, it may help. ...Read more
Last 6yrs periods have been irregular, 2 a year. Now 2 periods in a month, extreme lower back pain and severe cramps, should I be worried?
See your doctor: With symptoms lasting this long you need to be seen by your doctor who will examine and test you to see what's wrong. ...Read more
Pregnancy #1: Check a pregnancy test if you're sexually active. If negative, see your docotr for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Its possible: Those certainly could be signs of a miscarriage. See your ob. ...Read more
Had sharp shooting pains in lower left side Friday. Mirena (levonorgestrel) strings are shorter with cramps and persistent lower back pain.
You may need to: Get tested for UTI or kidney infection. Or you may have some inflammatory disease in your female tract. Go see your GYN or family physician to get sorted out, as these symptoms will likely not improve by themselves. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Usualy irregular, I had unprotected sex during my last periode about 3 weeks ago. I'm having cramps and lower back pain for 4days, no signs of blood?
No period yet?: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. Take HPT. ...Read more
39w preg. Been having constant lower back pain for 3 hrs, a bit of belly tightening and what feels like occasional period cramps. Should I go in?
Questionable Labor: Heres what you do. Call labor and delivery and talk to one of the wonderful nurses there. Tell them who your doctor is, tell them what you are feeling and ask them if they think you should come in. I tell my patients to go to L&D if their water breaks, if they start having regular contractions 4-5 minutes apart, if they start bleeding more than spotting, if they have severe constant belly pain. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how long you have had this problem. If has been more than a month you may consider the possibility of endometriosis. Bladder infections, ovarian cysts and even fibroids may also be considered. See your gyn. You may also need to see a GI specialist for possible irritable bowel issues. ...Read more
Hello I have a question! I had my period on september12th and I started getting cramps and lower back pain. Which seems like my period again the other?
Been having sex with my bf for 7 years without protection. Now I am experiencing cramps like in my abdomen, lower back pain& 5 days late.
Pregnancy test: Well, young lady...at this point you will need a pregnancy test. And no matter what the outcome of the test...you should consider writing a book on how you guys were able to avoid pregnancy for 7 years by using straight rhythm and unprotected sex. That's pretty phenomenal. Millions of men in the world will pay very good money for your tips and secrets! Best of luck. ...Read more
Haven't had sex in 2mnths, my period ended 5 days ago, ever since then I've been having period like cramps, lower back pain&headaches?
Not pregnant: You are not pregnant but need evaluation for your symptoms. ...Read more
Period like cramps, lower back pain. 3-4 tiny red bumps in middle of spine that hurt if I touch. What could this be? Bumps are 2-3 days old.
Hi I had problem can anyone help me. I had my period last may 19, 2014. When I had my period I feel cramp and lower back pain, I am sexually active?
Period and cramps: Sometimes during your period you can have cramps and lower back pain. You mention you are sexually active. If your period is regular and this one period you had these symptoms keep track of your next periods to make sure regular and watch for the symptoms again. If very painful get medical attention ...Read more
34 weeks prego, have flu or about 4 days, having period like cramps, lower back pain & mucous sometimes when I wipe am I ok?
Call you OB MD: Your treating OB MD should be the one informed of your symptoms and acquire his/her reassurances after examination. ...Read more
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