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I am on my second cycle of birthcontrol, I have heavy spotting and severe cramps 4 days before period is due. Is this normal?

I am on my second cycle of birthcontrol, I have heavy spotting and severe cramps 4 days before period is due. Is this normal?

Can be normal: If you haven't missed any pills, then you are experiencing breakthrough bleeding. It is not dangerous and does not decrease the efficacy of the pill but if it happens frequently, change to a different formulation of pill, perhaps one with a higher estrogen level. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex before period by 8 days& partner came outside& 4 days later bleedin like heavy period for 5 days& severe cramps. Period or pregnant?

Unprotected sex before period by 8 days& partner came outside& 4 days later bleedin like heavy period for 5 days& severe cramps. Period or pregnant?

Take a test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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3 days before period was due, severe heavy bleeding w dime sized clots.Backache w slight cramping. Soaking tampons within 2 hours, overflowing them. ?

3 days before period was due, severe heavy bleeding w dime sized clots.Backache w slight cramping. Soaking tampons within 2 hours, overflowing them. ?

Overflow to MDoffice: You need to "overflow" quickly to the GYN MD' s office to be examined as you are hemorrhaging and not having normal period bleeding. Anemia can occur very quickly under these conditions and the "well"(bleeding) won't run "dry" for quite some time. ...Read more

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Last month my partner touched my vagina with his penis. Had my period. Severe cramps every day after. 3 neg. preg.tests.light brown discharge 1 week before period. Could I be pregnant?

Last month my partner touched my vagina with his penis. Had my period.  Severe cramps every day after. 3 neg. preg.tests.light brown discharge 1 week before period.  Could I be pregnant?

No: Unless there was ejaculation into the vagina, sperm will normally not penetrate the outer lips. Three negative pregnancy tests and cramping during your period all suggest no pregnancy. The discharge should be checked out by your medical doctor if it persists, or if this is a regular occurrence during menstruation. ...Read more

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On Cilest pill, long heavy irregular periods (10 days), painful sex, severe stomach cramps, constipation before period & diarrhoea during - pls help!

On Cilest pill, long heavy irregular periods (10 days), painful sex, severe stomach cramps, constipation before period & diarrhoea during - pls help!

Heavy periods cramps: hello Laura0448 ~ this is the classical description of anovulatory cycles and possibly some accompanying endometriosis. You should see an OB GYN to outline a diagnostic plan and then treatment. thanks ...Read more

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10 days before period cramping why?

10 days before period cramping why?

It may be part of : Pms. 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 & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Cramping 10 day before period normal?

That can happen: 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 & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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How long do you cramp before period starts?

How long do you cramp before period starts?

Premenstrual: cramping could begin as early as 1 to 2 weeks prior to the menstrual period. ...Read more

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Cramping 3 days before period. Is this normal?

Cramping 3 days before period. Is this normal?

Probably: Premenstrual cramping can be normal for some women as the uterus prepares to expel it's lining, known as a menstrual period. Nsaid are commonly used for treatment. ...Read more

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Cramps Two Weeks Before Period 20 Year Old Female ?

Cramps Two Weeks Before Period 20 Year Old Female ?

Mittelscmerz: Your cramps may be due to the fact that you are ovulating. Take ibuprofen for your pain ...Read more

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Severe cramps with no period. What is wrong with me?

Severe cramps with no period. What is wrong with me?

See your doctor!: This could be any number of things, from an ectopic pregnancy to constipation or a uterine infection or appendicitis. You should have a doctor evaluate this if it doesn't resolve soon. ...Read more

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How typical is it to get bloated/cramps before period?

How typical is it to get bloated/cramps before period?

Yes for many women.: Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more

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What can be done about extremely severe period cramps?

What can be done about extremely severe period cramps?

Period Cramps: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / 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

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Pink jelly discharge and cramps a week before period? ?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Light cramping a week before period...What could this mean?

Period: Likely this is secondary to some prementrual symptoms. Your body makes more prosaglndins and this can cause you to cramp. ...Read more

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What does cramping and light brown 5 days before period means?

What does cramping and light brown 5 days before period means?

?Breakthrough : bleeding? Brown is usually old blood. Could be an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more