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Severe Menstrual Cramps But No Bleeding
I have continuous pelvic and lower back pain. I suffer from severe menstrual cramps and heavy bleeding. I also have chronic constipation. Can you tell?
You need to see your: You need to see your physician to clarify what the causes are. Thee can be more than one in your case. ...Read more
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
Did not ovulate this month. Severe menstrual cramps and bleeding every month. OB has done nothing for me. Should I go to fertility specialist? 1yr TTC
You can but...: At age 23 with only one year of actively trying to conceive, it might be a bit early for an Reproductive Endocrinologist (Fertility) specialist. Most people your age conceive within 2 years of unprotected intercourse. A GYN MD who can assess your physical status for conception is a good first step along with your partner obtaining a sperm analysis before you engage in expensive and involved care. ...Read more
I am having severe menstrual like cramps, but worse, no bleeding. Area inside and out is tender/sore to the touch. Nausea. Negative pregnancy test.?
? vaginitis, hormonal: There are many causes of severe menstrual like cramping as you describe. These include vaginitis (inflammation or infection of the vulva and vagina, e.g. with candida and other agents), endometriosis, and hormonal irregularities affecting ovulation. If the symptom continue or worsen, see your OBGYn. ...Read more
I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, painful menstrual bleeding, nausea (severity: moderate), fatigue, back pain (severity: severe) (sid...
Painful 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Various birth control methods can be used to shorten or lighten the periods. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Maybe: Any bleeding in a menopausal woman needs to be evaluated for possible precancer or cancer. That is the least likely cause but obviously the most important to be sure of. More common causes include non-cancerous polyps and hormonal issues, either a final ovulation or tissue thinning from lack of estrogen. ...Read more
Is cramping in early pregnancy normal or not? I'm not bleeding but feels like menstrual cramps. Dull achy pain.
It could be: But if it's a normal pregnancy and you have persistent cramps you could also have a UTI. ...Read more
What are the chances of normal pregnancy after little bleeding and menstrual cramps in 5th week of pregnancy? . .. Please give suggestions
Pregnancy: Really impossible to give percentages or "Chances" for you, but rest assured many women have had mild bleeding and cramping with a normal pregnancy following. You need to discuss your symptoms with your OB Dr. To keep them involved in the continuity of care of your pregnancy. An examination would be warranted with your symptoms too. Best wishes. ...Read more
I went to doctor and found out I'm pregnant last week. Now I'm bleeding and menstrual cramps I don't know how far along I am first app. Is Thursday?
I am 9 weeks pregnant and have already had a peri g sac haematoma at 6 weeks without external bleeding. Is it normal to have menstrual cramps everyday?
Clomid (clomiphene) cd5-9. Possible ovulation cd13. Bad menstrual cramps off and on starting cd22 to present, cd27. Still no bleeding. Is period like cramps normal?
I've had sex w/out a condom yesterday but he pulled out way before he came, next day I have menstrual cramps then some vaginal bleeding. What is it?
Uncertain: It is obviously not pregnancy related given the condom use and withdrawal. Cramping and spotting sometimes occurs midcycle related ovulation (related to cyst rupture and an abrupt drop in estrogen mid-cycle). If it continues, then it would be easier to sort out in person with your doctor. ...Read more
Should we be concerned? My wife is approximately three weeks pregnant according to her doctors. Today, she has been experiencing what she says feels like menstrual cramps and slight vaginal bleeding.
By the date of your post almost a week has passed. I hope she is ok. Typically cramping and spotting can occur in early pregnancy and be completly normal or it could be the start of a miscarriage. If it persists and/or worsens her doctor should be notified immediately.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Period is almost 2 weeks late. Now I am bleeding lightly. Had sex 1 month ago. Normal menstrual cramps and backaches. Implantation bleeding or period?
Breakthrough: It's probably breakthrough bleeding, can't say for sure 'why' over the internet. 'implantation bleeding' is all the rage online now, but it's over-rated in importance. It's not consistent and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. A pregnancy test in a few days will confirm one way or another. ...Read more
I'm 35, no children, having irregular periods. Having intense menstrual cramps between period but no bleeding. 5 days post ovulation. Day 12 of cycle?
Good skeleton: The information provided a "good skeleton" to hang on more information from a physical and history exam. In other words, a GYN MD visit is necessary as I am not sure exactly what your question is. ...Read more
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Menstrual cramps no bleeding for a week, tender breast, and period late 5days. Could I be pregnant?
You may be.: Would take a pregancy test to know. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is > ...Read more
I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...
Normal per age: Depending upon your age, this can be normal. On the other hand, changing bcps, or changing dosing of hormones such as estrogens, can cause these symptoms. A few days of the symptoms with resolution, no worries; longer, see your ObGyn. ...Read more
Gun eval: 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
There are many good: Meds for this nsaids work well, u need a workup by your gyn to r/o endometriosis, fibroids and other possible causes and then your gyn can prescibe a med atht will work well or meds to make u not get a period, at your age if nothing strange is going on I do endometrial ablations in offcie to stop the period which will stop the cramps, safe, easy takes 8 minutes miss 1/2 day of work, no cuttin. ...Read more
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
Abdominal pain in a: Pre-pubertal girl cannot be attributed to menstrual cramps, as menarche or onset of menstruation occurs usually in Stage IV of puberty. If you mean after Stage V of puberty is complete, not necessarily. Excessive pain that limits activity requires evaluation for endometriosis & other possible causes. See http://m.kidshealth. Org/teen/sexual_health/girls/endometriosis. Html ...Read more
See your GYN.: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet). 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, chocolate, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. Take care. ...Read more
I am assuming this?: Is not in regard to a 57 yr old:) dysmenorrhea in a reporoductive age women could be a sign of endometriosis and warrants a pe and pelvic ultrasound to rule out any pelvic pathology. Alternatively in the post menopausal women with cramping and menses, cancer must be ruled out but I am guessing this question deals with the former. ...Read more
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History and Exam...:
This can certainly be confusing to distinguish. Appendicitis often starts as pain around the belly button that eventually localized to the right lower side of your belly. There is often associated nausea. These symptoms might also occur in the setting of menstrual cramps and pregnancy! I am happy to help you further. I have a clinic in madison: (608) 227-7007.
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Several: There are several options to treat painful periods (dysmenorrhea). Typically, start with nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Motrin and naproxen. If those don't work, can try lysteda. It is a newer medication used for 5 days during your cycle. If those do not work, often using birth control to make periods shorter and lighter will treat the pain. ...Read more
Different causes: For some women, it can be due to endometriosis, or to adenomyosis; other women may have fibroid tumors that cause the intense pain; and for some women there isn't anything pathological present, they just simply have intense pain with menses. Your doctor will ask a lot of questions, do a pelvic exam and likely order an ultrasound. May discuss laparoscopy if no other causes are found. Oft. Ocps hel. ...Read more
Some options- See Dr: 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 bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more