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Pain Period Coming
5 days overdue period. Home Test was negative. Feel pain like period coming. Does that mean pregnant or my regular period become irregular or delayed.
Either: It could mean either. I suggest you get a blood pregnancy test if it does not come after 5 more days ...Read more
I have fibroid and lower back pain and period stop coming on and not having a bady what's wrong and 37 years old?
Past 2 months periods have been 36 days apart, been having cramps, sharp pains, severe bloating, headaches, and back pain could period be coming soon?
PMS/PMDD: It is possible that you are experiencing premenstrual disphoric disorder (pmdd--formerly known as pms), which is quite common. Motrin/aleve are good options for cramps/headaches etc. If the mood is bothersome to u, it probably bothers others even more, so consult doc for some help/treatment. The pills will likely help regulate your period and other meds (prozac/zolfoft etc.) for mood. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had sex the 15 using protection n having strong pains like cramps and pain leads to lower back pain is my period coming or am I pregnant?
Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
15 day of cycle, menstrual pain as if period is coming again, back pain, dark brown blood yesterday. Period was on 11 nov 14. is it normal?
Can: Can be a normal variation or depending on your sexual hx......rejection of nonviable product of conception. ...Read more
Hi I have bad stomach pain because my period is coming soon what can I do to get rid of this pain.?
My breast is been hurting the past couples of days. I got a CT scan chest. 3 days ago but my period is also coming very soon. Is the pain related to my period coming or the CT scan on my chest? I got dye intravenous
Hormonal: At your age, the pain is likely hormonal and related to your period. Iv contrast is unlikely to cause delayed pain. If the pain persists or worsens, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Don't know why: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
PCP/Gyn: Having long periods may be a normal variant for you since I don't know what is your regular pattern however you shoud visit your PCP/Gynecologist to evaluate causes for long periods such as fibroid, endometrial thickning includying other cause that coud be serious and should be checked immediately. ...Read more
Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods.
Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but I don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more
Light Period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more