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Post Menstrual Tension
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Don't know: 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
Possibly: I'm not aware of a direct association with either but both can cause either excess bleeding, pain or both, leading to a low vascular volume or over production of a hormone called prostaglandin which can cause nausea, diarrhea, and again secondary dizziness. Something else to consider, atypical migraines. These may cause neurological symptoms without a headache & occur with your cycle. ...Read more
I occasionally use a light absorbency tampon for ovulation spotting or post-menstrual spotting. Just feels cleaner than a liner. Is it safe though?
Had D&C 10 days ago for post menstrual bleeding, still bleeding, foul smell . Last period 5yrs ago 5yrs old. What's wrong?
I have a brownish thick mucus post menstrual discharge a week after menses. Then its clear and I am normal. Is this normal?
My BP has been normal for the past months but noticed it goes high during PMS or post menstrual. Does hormone play a crucial role on this?
Depends: Mostly hormones and menstrual cycle do not change your bP. Some women will eat more salty foods and get bloated during premenstrual phase. Some women also get easily stressed in the premenstrual phase. This will raise your BP. So, please evaluate with a symptom diary your BP and menstrual cycle and your stress level. ...Read more
Severe cramps (menstrual-like but worse) for 5+ days. No period. Inc pain after sex/post-coital watery/bloody dschg. ng prg test. What could be prob?
Infection: Cramping, a bloody discharge, and pain with intercourse are strongly suggestive of an infection. You need to be seen ASAP for testing and treatment. ...Read more
Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?
Threatened abortion: Until the levels are dropping or you are passing tissue it is just a threatened abortion. Miscarriages/ spontaneous abortions usually occur because there is something very serious the matter with the baby and are not due to anything you did or didn't do. Always remember that. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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