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Pain In The Stomach After Eating While On Your Period
Abd pain: It may be that the left side of your uterus clamps down more than the right side and that causes increase in pain on the left side. ...Read more
Is it common to have pain in your lower abdomen (ovaries & lower back mainly) when you are on your period?
Yes, cramping: However, if the pain is severe and causes you to completely curtail your daily activities, an exam by a gyn md may help determine other causes of the pain. ...Read more
Sometimes: But most women do not, excessive prostaglandin production can cause nausea, and if there is too much blood loss can cause light headedness, so see your gyn, for my pts in boca raton, fl. I do an evaluation with blood work and ultrasound and if nothing strange is found, drugs like motrin, ananproxds or Lysteda to take during periods, or bcpill;s can also make periods lighter. ...Read more
What could be the cause of frequent abdominal discomfort/cramping even when you are not on your period?
Cramps: Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more
I've never had this happen before but is it normal for your lower abdomen to get hard during your period?
Is getting tinglying around your hips/abdomen the week of your period normal? It's not constant it comes in goes.
Spotting...: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Ovulation may cause mid-cycle bleeding. ...Read more
Yes: The tightening is likely your uterus starting to shed some of the lining before the bleeding starts. To treat this, try using Ibuprofen (400-600mg) with food before your period starts and as long as it lasts. This can help with bleeding, cramping, and that lower abdominal tightening. If it doesn't help, or it gets worse, see a doc. ...Read more