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Numbness In Legs During Period
No: There is a variety of symptoms women experience related to periods. Numbness is not a usual symptom. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Heavy mucus discharge two weeks before period, sever pain from right ovary down leg during period, back ache and always nauseous. Help?
Need to see DR: You need to see your DR, have an exam and labs done to get an accurate DX. ...Read more
Normal for both legs to swell bigger during period? I'm not PMS-ing, my menstruation has begun. I have never noticed this symptom before. Normal?
Yes: Very common for edema of legs during hormonal shifts in women, just elevate your legs above your heart with added pillow under mattress, the body will drain the fluid off through the kidneys, be sure your blood pressure is normal or below 140/90 on average if not get 20 readings most should be bleow 140/90, if overweight lose it this alone causes edema and sitting around does too, muscle work ...Read more
What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?
Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. The pain and numbness in one arm and leg could suggest a neurologic system. This is why you should take this to your physician. ...Read more
My left leg stays numb all the time bit during my period both legs and back hurt so bad I can't walk?
Please see your Gyn: It sounds like you need a thorough work up to find out why you are having the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
Numbness in right leg while standing/walking for a period time used to be numbness in the left leg now has moved to right what could be causing this?
Numbness: The numbness can really be many things. It can be related to circulation, vitamin deficiency or nutritional problems, nerve damage, or a pinched nerve. Would need to know additional history to provide a more precise answer for you. In all respects, you should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Not directly: A possible explanation is that during menstruation inflammation is a common occurrence. If this inflammation occurs in facet joints in low back or sacro iliac joint on right side and the nerves passing close by may also become irritated, they could cause numbness usually along with radiating sciatic pain. ...Read more
Extreme fatigue and extreme s.o.b. during period for the last 7 months. E.R. doctors say they can't find anything. GYN not concerned. What do I do?
Not really: Not really unless you get constipated Avery time you have your period, and that will make you strain more, hormonal changes do effect vein in general, but to effect the hemorrhoid, straining is involved. ...Read more
Don't know of any...: Don't know of any complications from such activities unless one is overly aggressive. Everything in moderation, as they say. ...Read more
Pregnant?: About the time that you might expect your next period, you could have just a small amount of bloody show for a couple of days. This could actually be implantation bleeding of a normal pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test and perhaps follow up with your Family Doc for confirmation. ...Read more
Change in cycle: Usually a "thicker" flow just indicates a thicker lining build up. This happens from time to time, especially if it is "late". Usually isn't a concern unless the bleeding becomes quite heavy. ...Read more
It sounds: Like it's normal for you. The colon and uterus are in close proximity, anatomical variation, prostaglandins involved in uterine contractions, among other things, may contribute. Consider the pill to regulate and diminish cycle, I get it helps. ...Read more