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Period Cramps Or Stomach Ache
How can I get rid of period pain and cramps and stomach aches during period and how can I make my period lighter?
I want to know what is the difference between stomach aches from holding in gas and period cramps?
Both hurt: But the cramps from menstruation are from your uterus. And the ones from gas are in your entire abdomen and pelvis and change with the passage of gas. The cramps from your mestruation don't change with passing of gas. They change with the passage of time and are related to your menses. Read more
I'm supposed to have my period today but I didn't bleed but I have very bad cramps, headaches, and stomach aches. Should I be worried?
Day 3 of my period I had dark red to black color period and having stomach aches but not cramps. What is happening?
Periods: It is quite common to experience some discomfort from time to time during a period. Many people take Ibuprofen and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for this. If this is a recurring problem for you consider seeing an Obgyn and discuss birth control options that will improve your period. The color of menstrual blood reflects the time it has been sitting in the vagina and is not clinically important. Read more
Various medications: Cramping is caused by contractions of the muscle of the uterine wall and these contractions are caused by the release of a chemicals called prostaglandins. These chemicals are released with the period. Nsaids are mediations that can prevent the production of prostaglandins. Ibuprofen, Naproxen and even Aspirin are examples. They work best if you start them before the pain starts. Read more
Why would I get stomach aches before and after my period every month? There not cramps, but they are extremely painful.
Painful periods: There are multiple options for painful periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Read more
I've 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?
Only one day heavy period w cramps and clots after 5days of missed period. 9th day with spotting, stomach ache, continous lower back pain. Is it mc?
Period ended & now for 2 days so far I've had a crampy/sharp pain stomach ache. Much worse on 1st day (painful) but today still crampy feeling. Why?
I would suggest: You have a gynecological evaluation to find the cause. Read more
Girlfriend having bad stomach pain/period cramps times 50 morning after sex. Should we be worried?
Severe Pain: Please sign off of the internet and get your girlfriend to her doctor urgently. She is having such severe pain that you describe it as 50 times normal. Get her to the doctor now. Read more
If im 39 weeks and feeling stomach pain similar to period cramps but worse, are those contractions?
I am having intermittent aches in my abdomen that feel like period cramps despite being on continuous birth control for my painful periods.?
IBS?: ? young females with period-like abdominal-pelvic cramping at times other than when menstruating. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) becomes a consideration. A Gastroenterologist can help to diagnose. Gynecologists can be slanted toward "endometriosis" and to operate on this theoretical disease - so steer clear of them. Read more
I have had sharp pains in my left breast, stomach aches and have just end a 17 day long period. What could be wrong?
10 days late period took at test at 7 days late with a negative result stomach aches bloating emotional and nauseous?
My period came 4 days early and I'm have fullness but upset stomach aches. What's does this mean?
PeriodPain orStomach: Your pain in the stomach if it is in the upper abdomen is not related to your period. But if it is in the pelvic area and the pain in crampy like in menstrual cramps then it may be related to periods Consult your doctor if pain is bad and continues Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period is 4 weeks late and I am having bad stomach aches that come and go, is this because my period might be finally coming or something else?
Late period: Could you be pregnant? You should see your doctor due to the pain. Read more
I do situps. My stomach aches for a day and then brown blood discharged after 3 days my last period. Why is that?
Not related: Doing sit-ups shouldn't cause abnormal or break through bleeding. I think the timing was just a coincidence. Read more
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