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Is it normal to feel numbness in my legs during my period?

Is it normal to feel numbness in my legs during my 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

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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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?

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

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What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?

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

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Why is my leg painfully numb during my period?

Why is my leg painfully numb during my period?

Not usual symptom.: Painful numbness is not a normal symptom associated with periods (or anything else). You need a physical exam by your doc to find out what is going on. Do it very soon! ...Read more

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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

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How is numbness in the right leg related to having your period?

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

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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?

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?

Fatigue: May be due to hormonal imbalace, if you are perfectly well during the other parts of your cycle. See a doctor familiar with estrogen, Progesterone imbalance e.g. with premenopauseal syndromes. ...Read more

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Discomfort in bellybutton during period, why?

Discomfort in bellybutton during period, why?

May be normal: Mild pain is common but if this gets worse, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is ovulation possible during period?

Is ovulation possible during period?

In general...: In a 28 day cycle with a typical period lasting 5 days and ovulation occurring on the 14th day, one should expect to ovulate 9 days after your period is complete...But in medicine, anything is possible! All the best! ...Read more

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How to stop the bleeding during period?

How to stop the bleeding during period?

Ibuprofen: If it's a true period, it's hard to stop once it starts. Using high dose of Ibuprofen may slow it down. Dose used in 800mg 3x daily for up to 3 days with food. If bleeding is from another cause then a normal cycle, other treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get hemarrhoids during period?

Is it normal to get hemarrhoids during period?

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

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Why is blood coming from my butt during period?

Why is blood coming from my butt during period?

Family practice: This is not normal and should be checked out. It could be a hemorrhoid or something more serious. A fistula which is a connection between your colon/ rectum with your vagina could be present. Any possible causes need to be evaluated by your dr. ...Read more

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I masturbate during period, what are the complications?

I masturbate during period, what are the complications?

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

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If I got the less bleeding during period tine why it comes less and what is couse for that.

If I got the less bleeding during period tine why it comes less and what is couse for that.

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

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Is it safe to cum in during period?

Is it safe to cum in during period?

Sexual intercourse.: It is safest to use protection every time you have sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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What is the reason for headache during period?

What is the reason for headache during period?

Sensitivity: Some women are relatively more sensitive to changes in hormonal levels than others. ...Read more

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What is the effect of pain reliever during period?

Pain reliever: If you're talking about advil (ibuprofen) as in your medication list, it's known to reduce menstrual blood flow and menstrual cramping. ...Read more

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Thick blood during period?

Thick blood during period?

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

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Is it ok to skip sports during period?

Is it ok to skip sports during period?

MENSTRUATION: If you are a heavy bleeder, sports must be inconvenient. The choice is yours whether you want to play sports during your period, it does not affect it. ...Read more

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Light headed during period?

Light headed during period?

Lightheaded: Especially if significant bloodloss blood pressure can drop. ...Read more

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Is it ok to cum inside vagina during period?

Is it ok to cum inside vagina during period?

Yes: Intra-vaginal ejaculation is a normal part of sexual activity. There is no time of the menstrual cycle during which it is considered unsafe. ...Read more

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Cervix sore during period normal?

Cervix sore during period normal?

Possibly: The cervix and vagina may become more sensitive during the menstrual cycle due to hormonal and blood flow changes. ...Read more

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Why vagina ache badly during period?

Why vagina ache badly during period?

Pain: Some reasons for labial pain during menstrual period include ^’ed inflammatory chemicals in vulva ; ^ prostaglandins. ...Read more

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Poop a lot during period is it normal?

Poop a lot during period is it normal?

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

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Is it normalmto have burning pee during period?

Is it normalmto have burning pee during period?

No: If you have burning with urination, urgency and ^ frequency then recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more