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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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