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What does it mean when you have cramps after your period?

What does it mean when you have cramps after your 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

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If you got cramps before your period, what does that mean?

If you got cramps before your period, what does that mean?

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

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What does it mean to have cramps a week after period ends?

What does it mean to have cramps a week after period ends?

See detailed answer: Infection or an abnormal pregnancy must be ruled out. Other pelvic conditions such as endometriosis are less likely at your age. ...Read more

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Light cramping a week before period... What could this mean?

Light cramping a week before period... What could this mean?

Period: Likely this is secondary to some prementrual symptoms. Your body makes more prosaglndins and this can cause you to cramp. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you're having cramps after your period

What does it mean if you're having cramps after your period

Uterus is contractin: The uterus is still contracting and you may have some cramps after your period before the uterus calms down and becomes quiescent. Take ibuprofen for pain relief. Warm compresses may also help
Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Having your period and after having cramps what does it mean?

Having your period and after having cramps what does it mean?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. ...Read more

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What does cramping and light brown 5 days before period means?

What does cramping and light brown 5 days before period means?

?Breakthrough : Bleeding? Brown is usually old blood. Could be an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have cramps but your not on your period?

What does it mean when you have cramps but your not on your period?

Other causes: There are many other causes for abdominal cramps that include some gastrointestinal, pelvic inflammatory and genitourinary disorders ...Read more

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If your getting cramps does it mean that your period is coming soon?

If your getting cramps does it mean that your period is coming soon?

Usually, not always: It can definitely indicate that your period is going to start, but unfortunately, cramps or pelvic pain are 'non-specific' symptoms, and can indicate many things. Can't say for sure that this time it's due to menses. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have cramps but you're not on your period?

What does it mean when you have cramps but you're not on your period?

Check with your doc: This is unusual. May be a stomach or intestinal problem. Have it checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have cramps, but already had your period?

What does it mean when you have cramps, but already had your period?

The Cramps: 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

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Really bad cramps a week after period ends. What does this mean. Thanks!

Really bad cramps a week after period ends. What does this mean. Thanks!

ovulatory pain: Pain with ovulation occurs at midcycle. It would usually only last about 3 days. If the pain persists you should be examined. ...Read more

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I'm 2 days late for my menstrual but I experienced period like cramps last week, what does this mean?

I'm 2 days late for my menstrual but I experienced period like cramps last week, what does this mean?

See detailed answer: Cylce length may vary normally, but pregnancy or discomfort from a cyst are possibilities. If you experience severe pain or feel you may be pregnant, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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My gf is having really bad cramps and her period is not due for another 10 days, what could this mean?

My gf is having really bad cramps and her period is not due for another 10 days, what could this mean?

Ovulation: If she is not on any sort of hormonal birth control; she may be feeling pain associated with ovulation. It's usually noted mid-cycle. Keep track of the pain and bleeding on a calendar to see if there is any relation. ...Read more

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I've bled twice this month a week between each period. And now in getting cramps again what does 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

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What does cramping one week before your expected period means? I usually have cramping hours before period.last months had same thing.

What does cramping one week before your expected period means? I usually have cramping hours before period.last months had same thing.

Pelvic muscle cramps: Premenstrual cramps might reflect spasms of pelvic soft tissues maintaining bone alignments in face of pelvic ligament laxity due to hormone Relaxin. Women with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome are particularly prone to these symptoms. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Possible...: This could very well be related to pregnancy, so a pregnancy test should be stepped #1. If not pregnant then possibilities include but not limited to infections, hormonal imbalances, bad nutrition, stress.If symptoms are persistent follow up with your GYN provider. ...Read more

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