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One negative pregnacy test, light period, mild cramping. no other symptoms?

One negative pregnacy test, light period, mild cramping. no other symptoms?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more

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I'm 16, I'm having period symptoms like cramping and bloating but I've already had my period this month. What could this mean?

I'm 16, I'm having period symptoms like cramping and bloating but I've already had my period this month. What could this mean?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Early period like symptoms & no cramps, what to do?

Early period like symptoms & no cramps, what to do?

Common to have: increasingly abnormal periods the closer someone gets to menopause. Some over the counter medications for this and generally periods are not all THAT delayed.... cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it's a mild self-limited problem ...Read more

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Why is it that i never get cramps or any other symptoms during my period?

Why is it that i never get cramps or any other symptoms during my period?

Count your blessings: Many women have painful cramping related to increased prostaglandins & others have underlying medical problems. ...Read more

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Cramps, white discharge, break out on chin, period coming soon too. Are these normal symptoms?

Cramps, white discharge, break out on chin, period coming soon too. Are these normal symptoms?

possibly: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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No period in November jus brown stuff took test negative no other symptoms except my back hurting an today I feel cramping but still no period?

No period in November jus brown stuff took test negative no other symptoms except my back hurting an today I feel cramping but still no period?

Wait: Would wait a few more days to see if you have your normal period. Onset may be delayed due to stressors, environmental issues, recent birth control use / disuse. If still no period may want to take another pregnancy test and discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Are period like cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Are period like cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Usually not: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. She can do a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing her period, to see if she will have a baby. ...Read more