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No period 43 days period cramps diarrhea instead?

No period 43 days period cramps diarrhea instead?

If you have : Experienced diarrhea and abdominal pain for 43 days, this change in bowel habitus warrants medical evaluation. Presume that you have already taken a pregnancy test since it indicates that you are not pregnant. Physical illness can cause a period to be late or to be missed. Please get checked out. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Felt fine then 2day onset of fever increasing to 101.1/nausea/period cramps/ & diarrhea Now diarrhea is better but stil what feels like period cramps ?

Felt fine then 2day onset of fever increasing to 101.1/nausea/period cramps/ & diarrhea Now diarrhea is better but stil what feels like period cramps ?

Gastroenteritis: This most likely a viral gastroenteritis(intestinal flu) and usually resolves in a few days without specific treatment except for Tylenol, (acetaminophen)rest, light diet, adequate fluid intake, flat ginger ale for the nausea and kaopectate to control diarrhea. See your physician if fever persists or worsens, or if persistent abdominal pain,tenderness,vomiting or black or bloody stools occur. ...Read more

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Usually im constipated during my period but now i just got my period & have terrible cramps+diarrhea (not foul smelling, no gas)? And mild nausea?

Usually im constipated during my period but now i just got my period & have terrible cramps+diarrhea (not foul smelling, no gas)? And mild nausea?

Periods can differ: especially in response to hormonal changes. This could just be a response to hormones . Consider NSAID. ...Read more

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Period 7days late, stomach cramps, diarrhea and negative pregnancy test, what is going on?

Period 7days late, stomach cramps, diarrhea and negative pregnancy test, what is going on?

Menses irregular: Menstrual irregularities can occur due to numerous things that alter hormonal balances, such as GI infection for one. If your period is only 7 days late you may want to recheck the home pregnancy test 2 weeks after the late period. ...Read more

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I was suppose to start my period on april 17th here I am the 25 still no period. I have abdominal cramps, diarrhea, my dr pregnancy test was neg.

I was suppose to start my period on april 17th here I am the 25 still no period. I have abdominal cramps, diarrhea, my dr pregnancy test was neg.

See below: There are many causes of menstrual irregularities, a common one being anovulatory cycles. For more information, please consult this site. It is unlikely that you are pregnant. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx. ...Read more

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Late period then normal period. Tummy cramps, constant headache daily & diarrhea after period ended w/ some body temp. changes (Sexually active) Help?

Late period then normal period. Tummy cramps, constant headache daily & diarrhea after period ended w/ some body temp. changes (Sexually active) Help?

May be viral illness: Tummy cramps may be partly due to menstruation , but other symptoms -headache diarrhea and fever suggest more like viral infection . Watch for 1-2 days if still having symptoms then see doctor .May take pain killer for headache and cramps . ...Read more

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On and off diarrhea for over a week and then strong period cramps and extremely light spotting when period is due. What doesthis mean?

On and off diarrhea for over a week and then strong period cramps and extremely light spotting when period is due. What doesthis mean?

Gastroenterologist: I would schedule a visit with gastroenterologist. Let them evaluate your diarrhea and try to determine if it is in fact related to your menstrual cycle. If needed they can can consult an obgyn. ...Read more

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Rarely do I drink in excess but last nght I had one too many glasses of wine. Diarrhea all morning and now a pain like period cramps in my uterus area?

Rarely do I drink in excess but last nght I had one too many glasses of wine. Diarrhea all morning and now a pain like period cramps in my uterus area?

That's a message!: If you pour alcohol over a cut on your skin, it burns, right? No surprise that pouring alcohol into your gut will make it hurt too. Can't with precision tell you the cause of your symptoms, nor guess how you quantitate "drink in excess." However, for most women, daily alcohol use should be limited to no more than 1 (maybe 2) beverages--seriously. ...Read more

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Had constipation then imm after bad diarrhea, bloody tissue, afterward cramping like period cramps but feels diff? What's behind uterus? I have ibd

Had constipation then imm after bad diarrhea, bloody tissue, afterward cramping like period cramps but feels diff? What's behind uterus? I have ibd

IBD: If you have indeed have biopsy-confirmed crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis (ie, ibd), then please get in touch with your gastroenterologist bc the symptoms you're describing (bloody stools, abdominal cramping, diarrhea) are consistent with an ibd flare, and you may need acute medical care. If you don't have ibd, symptoms may be consistent with an infection (likely bacterial) in your colon. ...Read more

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Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick. Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick.  Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

Period cramps: Prostaglandin related cramps and diarrhea usually occur in the first three days of your menstrual period. If the diarrhea is only occasional or isn't bothersome, you don't have to do anything, since you know it will resolve quickly. If diarrhea is more frequent you can take otc antidiarrheal medication such as kaopectate (kaolin and pectin). ...Read more

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Ive had my period and i just came off , i recieved cramps and loose stools with slight stomach ache. What do you think is going on?

Ive had my period and i just came off , i recieved cramps and loose stools with slight stomach ache. What do you think is going on?

Cramps: if the cramps and loose stools came while on your cycle then this from a hormone called prostaglandin and is normal. ibuprofen is and anti-prostaglandin and will help with the next cycle. ...Read more

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How could i help period cramps?

How could i help period cramps?

Menstrual cramps: Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Solutions to intense period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: Start Naproxen 1-2 days prior to period as well as during period. take it twice a day. Follow with your OB/GYN . ...Read more

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How to remove massive period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps really bad period cramps?

GYN evaluation: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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How to treat period cramps?

Period cramps: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pain w period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more