Top
20
Doctor insights on: Pcos Bloating

Share
1

1
I have pcos and lately at night or in the morning I have allot of painful cramping and bloating (no period) what's going on?

I have pcos and lately at night or in the morning I have allot of painful cramping and bloating (no period) what's going on?

Many possibilities: There are too many reasons to list here for cramping and bloating. If you have not had a period for over two months, you may consider inducing the bleeding with a form of progestin. It does require a perscription from your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
1,226 doctors shared insights

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


2

2
Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Could i be preg?

Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Could i be preg?

Hard to guess: 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 (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

3

3
Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Ectopic preg?

Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Ectopic preg?

Pregnancy test: The first step is pregnancy test. Even with an topic pregnancy the pregnancy test is still accurate. If your test is negative then this is likely just an irregular period typical of PCOS. If the test is positive then evaluation for blessing while pregnant should be done ...Read more

4

4
I'm having mild bloating/lower abdominal fullness after period. Can it be due to ruptured or growing cysts? I have PCOS.

I'm having mild bloating/lower abdominal fullness after period. Can it be due to ruptured or growing cysts? I have PCOS.

Exs Gas & bloating: If the extent of your symptoms are bloating and 'abdominal fullness' the most likely cause is an excess intentional yeast/fungi. Just like yeast makes bread rise, yeast makes tummy rise. If, in addition, your have painful crampy periods and the menstrual flow is laced with pieces/clots of blood, then you have PMS. Treatment is very simple wit a very safe drug - one that is not absorbed. ask for ...Read more

5

5
PCOS/prediabetes,no other issues.Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise.Bloating/water retention.Not too much salt/fat.What can I do?

PCOS/prediabetes,no other issues.Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise.Bloating/water retention.Not too much salt/fat.What can I do?

4 "Fs"/exercise: Fish, foul, fruit, fiber and 2 types of exercise: burst interval high and low impact aerobics mixed with use of hand or free weights- 30 minutes 4-5 times a week>PLUS "photo imaging": get a photo of yourself looking your best/thinnest/sexiest. Tape it to your dressing room mirror. Stare at it daily. Amazing how your brain will heal you! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Had Cramps b4 missed period but left.Extreme bloating.No cramping. Urge to burp.I have PCOS but never these symptoms with no period. something else?

Had Cramps b4 missed period but left.Extreme bloating.No cramping. Urge to burp.I have PCOS but never these symptoms with no period. something else?

Maybe : many things on the list as possible causes of your symptoms. GYN as well as stomach and bowel issues at the top of the list. Too numerous to list all of them here. Best to see your doctor for appropriate examination tell determine the cause of your symptoms and find appropriate treatment. Sorry this was not more helpful. ...Read more

8

8
Had brown discharge at the time of period. Extreme bloating and weight gain with huge belly over few months. Pain in legs.What could this be?mild pcos

Had brown discharge at the time of period. Extreme bloating and weight gain with huge belly over few months. Pain in legs.What could this be?mild pcos

Wt gain, leg pain: In PCOS do have weight gain and increased abdominal girth. But check for thyroid, diabetes and HCG, unless you have been having monthly periods. Leg pain may be from weight gain - parasthetica meralgia which is pain in the thighs from nerve compression due to weight or may be sciatica from weight gain but would also consider u/s or CT abodmen, if HCG negative to r/o other cause f/u/ w/ do ...Read more

10

10
Does a normal transvaginal ultrasound result rule out ovarian cancer? I have PCOS and terrible gas and bloating, aunt had ovarian cancer last year

Does a normal transvaginal ultrasound result rule out ovarian cancer? I have PCOS and terrible gas and bloating, aunt had ovarian cancer last year

US is good test: The transvaginal US is a good test for looking at the ovaries. If there were a mass there they should be able to see it on the US. If you have ovarian cancer in your family and you are concerned, you could ask your doctor to order a CA-125 blood test. This test is elevated in ovarian cancer. ...Read more

13

13
Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy,prolactinoma,PCOS.

Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy,prolactinoma,PCOS.

Start at Some Basics: No easy answers from a distance. However, for obesity, PCOS & ? helpful for seizures, go all HFLC foods & eliminate ~all carbs. Carbohydrate means sugar, both simple & complex, & these are biggest food drivers of the 1st 2 issues & may ? 3rd. Study: Big Fat Lies, MGovern's Report, Mary Enig, Science for Smart People, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NuSI.org, FatChance.html, DietDoctor.com, Paleo, etc. ...Read more

14

14
Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy, prolactinoma,PCOS?

Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy, prolactinoma,PCOS?

Aphasia: Difficulty comprehending or producing spoken language may be related to your epilepsy in most left-handed people and virtually all right-handed people one would expect to see worsening of your ability to communicate if you have subclinical seizure activity going on in your left frontal or left temporal lobe maybe time to have a visit with your neurologist maybe get another EEG or labs ( or both ) ...Read more

15

15
Gas and bloating nausea weight gain fatigue irregular bowel movements and late period what could this behavent got a postive pregancy test i have pcos?

Gas and bloating nausea weight gain fatigue irregular bowel movements and late period what could this behavent got a postive pregancy test i have pcos?

While the symptoms: you describe are common during pregnancy, there are other potential causes as well. Thyroid disorders in particular can cause at least some of them. If you've had 2 or more negative pregnancy tests since your missed period, pregnancy is unlikely. However, just because you have PCOS, that doesn't mean you can't get pregnant. Make an appointment with your doctor regardless. Dr. Anne ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Which med is more effective against G.I, reflux stomach rumble and bloating problems, Rabeloc 20 or Facid 40? Thank you..

Which med is more effective against G.I, reflux stomach rumble and bloating problems, Rabeloc 20 or Facid 40? Thank you..

Reflux: They are nearly the same and both effective. But remember the goal is to find the cause of the reflux and eliminate that. ...Read more

17

17
What causes frequent bloating?

What causes frequent bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

18

18
How to cure 24/7 bloating? Its embarassing...

How to cure 24/7 bloating? Its embarassing...

Needs evaluation: A person who feels bloated (in the tummy) all the time is not normal, especially if the bloating is new. A doctor can evaluate to figure out the cause. Problems can be due to eating things the person cannot digest. Some parasites cause bloating. More serious causes of bloating include a build-up of fluid in the abdomen due to kidney disease, liver problems, heart failure, abdominal cancers, etc... ...Read more

20

20
Entrometriosis cause bloating?

Entrometriosis cause bloating?

It's possible: Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. This tissue can adhere to the bowel and cause a partial obstruction and bloating. ...Read more