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Mean Cramp Period
Not related to perio: It means there is a different cause of the cramps than your periods and if it persists you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Normal: Menstrual cramps are a way that your body signals ovulation is going to happen. It can be normal they can be very painful if they are very painful you could get on some anti-inflammatories such as naprosyn (naproxen) if your periods are not regular you may want to have an exam with your doctor. Have a nice day. ...Read more
Period: Likely this is secondary to some prementrual symptoms. Your body makes more prosaglndins and this can cause you to cramp. ...Read more
Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasnt actually ended it has transiently slowed or stopped. ...Read more
Other causes: There are many other causes for abdominal cramps that include some gastrointestinal, pelvic inflammatory and genitourinary disorders ...Read more
Check with your doc: This is unusual. May be a stomach or intestinal problem. Have it checked. ...Read more
Some women can continue to cramp for days after she finishes her period.
If this is new for just this cycle, then this might be an isolated event. Or you might have this for the next 2 to 4 cycles as your system gets reset. ...Read more
See below: That's your uterus prepafring for the period. ...Read more
I'm 2 days late for my menstrual but I experienced period like cramps last week, what does this mean?
My gf is having really bad cramps and her period is not due for another 10 days, what could this mean?
I've bled twice this month a week between each period. And now in getting cramps again what does this mean?
Missed any Pills?:
If you take oral contraceptives, it is possible to bleed mid-cycle if any pills are missed. Often in the early months of being on oc pills, it is common to have irregular bleeding. Always perform a home pregnancy test when you have a change in your bleeding pattern to rule out pregnancy.
See your physician is the irregularity continues. ...Read more
Finished period on a wednesday 2 days later had cramps and back aches it's the first time its has happend to me. What does it mean?
What does cramping one week before your expected period means? I usually have cramping hours before period.last months had same thing.
I had a very short light period that came six days early. Now a week later I'm having slight cramps tinge feeling .what could this mean?
What does it mean when you haven't got your period in a month but everyday you get cramps mostly because you feel like you have to dodo?
Had light pink on 1st day of period den heavy for 7 days while on period it seemed to go away and didn't and had heavy cramps what does this mean?
Does not related to: Color of blood/spotting does not always correspond to severity of camps. Brownish discharge or color of blood usually appear by 1 st day of period and few days by the end. Cramps can be sometimes severe as a response to inflammatory normal reaction in endometrium (lining of womb). Sloughing of lining without much of fresh bleeding make a discharge more brownish. No worries. See MD if severe. ...Read more
Period was meant to come on the 5th February but decided to come yesterday. Cramps are very mild and I feel fine. Is there something wrong with me?
Period cramps: Some people cramp when they're about to get their period. If you missed your period please get a pregnancy test. Mild cramps can occur in early normal pregnancy. More severe cramps in abnormal pregnancies i. E ectopic, missed abortion, molar etc. Most of these are accompanied by bleeding of some sort. If negative pregnancy think of intestine, bladder etc. Please see a dr if you missed your period. ...Read more
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Many possibilities: What did you use for protection? If it didn't include condoms, the prostaglandins which are in prostate fluid, one component of the ejaculate, can cause cramping. Sometimes the position during intercourse can cause muscle cramps. It is also possible that the cramping is intestinal and not gynecological. Hope this helps some. ...Read more