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Soon Period Pelvic
My gf hasn't had a period in 3 months and has been getting pelvic area pain please help! What could this possibly be??
Pain in lower left pelvic area that sometimes persistes for several days pressure when pressed on and gets worse near period and durning sex?
Is it normal to have pelvic pain few days before period? It's my first time experiencing this though pain is not frequent. What can this be or mean?
Not to worry: Most probably nothing serious but to be on the safe side see your GYN ...Read more
Not uncommon to feel pelvic pain (typically to one side) mid cycle. It is most likely due to ovulation. And it has a name!
Mittelschmerz is one-sided, lower abdominal pain associated with ovulation. German for "middle pain, " mittelschmerz occurs midway through a menstrual cycle — about 14 days before your next menstrual period.
If it gets worse though and doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: That is not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Family practice: That's not normal. If it is after every period you might get it checked out. ...Read more
Mittleschmertz: Mittleschmertz or middle pain is pain associated with ovulation and is pretty common. The egg develops in a cyst and when you ovulate the cyst ruptures. If there is a small blood vessel in the area a few drops of blood can be spilled and are very painful. I've had patients I thought might have appendicitis when this happened on the right but they don't have fever or an elevated white blood count. ...Read more
This would not: Be anticipated with pregnancy. If you miss your period then take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more
Test still works: Having pelvic inflammatory disease or inflammation in the pelvic area will not make an otherwise positive pregnancy test appear as negative. So, if a pregnancy test, done correctly, one week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after having sex, is negative, then the woman is not pregnant at that time. Of course, she might get pregnant with her next ovulation if she has sex again. ...Read more
I had a period dec 10th-18th and dec 26th-present. And I have pelvic pain. What could be the cause of this?
Get checked: 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