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19 year old having irregular menstrual cycle and unbearable stomach pain during menstrual cycle.What would be the cause?How can it be reduced?

19 year old having irregular menstrual cycle and unbearable stomach pain during menstrual cycle.What would be the cause?How can it be reduced?

See gyne: Please see your gyne. Dysmenorrhea is common and can be impairing to some women. Things need to be ruled out, like endometriosis, particularly if getting worse, but oral contraceptive agents may be helpful if your gyne thinks so. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What can cause stomach pain during my menstrual cycle?

What can cause  stomach pain during my menstrual cycle?

Stomach Pains: Get checked out for endometriosis, but it is likely caused by a hormone caused prostaglandin. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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This month my cycle came on a week late and my stomach hurts pretty bad its this normal./ I have never really had stomach pain at all during my menstrual cycle. My cycle came on a week and 3 days late, is it normal for me to have this pain in my stomach

This month my cycle came on a week late and my stomach hurts pretty bad its this normal./ I have never really had stomach pain at all during my menstrual cycle. My cycle came on a  week and 3 days late, is it normal for me to have this pain in my stomach

Is : Is there a chance you are/were pregnant? It is estimated that more than 1/3 of all pregnancies end in miscarriage with the woman never even knowing she was pregnant. This would explain the late period and the increase in pain. If applicable take a pregnancy test. If you were otherwise, you could be having a heavier and more painful cycle this month due to it being late. If the pain persists beyond your period see your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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I was suppose to come on my menstrual two days agoo now I have stomach pain, what could that be?

Some thoughts...: The stomach pain and the late menstrual cycle may not be related, however whenever we someone in clinic with belly pain and a late period, we almost always get a pregnancy test. If negative, you could just be getting your period late, or it could be something completely unrelated but requires a further workup by your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Experiencing stomach pain and getting worse. why could that be?Could I have Pre menstrual? almost threw up at 8:30 pm

Experiencing stomach pain and getting worse. why could that be?Could I have Pre menstrual? almost threw up at 8:30 pm

Maalox moment?: How about stomach pain being a stomach ache? Consider a GI remedy, like a liquid antacid (Maalox) to see if it quiets things down. If not, try Tylenol (acetaminophen). If both fail, may need to see your Dr for proper identification of source of discomfort. ...Read more

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Woke up with terrible stomach pain last night. Tought it was menstrual cramp, was not. I had liquid diarreah, and still have stomach pain & diarreah?

Gastroenteritis: Gastroenteritis is most likely. It is usually caused by a virus and will usually run its course. Norovirus is common and there are crypto outbreaks also. Influenza can present this way also. See a physician if symptoms do not resolve. ...Read more

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A women with strong nipple pain and sharp stomach pain what type of STDs could that be? Also weird menstrual periods

A women with strong nipple pain and sharp stomach pain what type of STDs could that be? Also weird menstrual periods

Hard to say: Nple pain is not indicative of any std. See your gyn or pcp about this. Stomach pain may be a sign of certain std's, for instance gonorrhea. See your gyn if you are worried about any std exposure. Remember abstinence is best, but if that is not possible, always use condoms to decrease the risk for getting an std. ...Read more

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Tightness and extreme pain in her stomach?pain last awhile.shes sexually active,cant sleep,or eat and menstrual cycle last for almost a month.

Tightness and extreme pain in her stomach?pain last awhile.shes sexually active,cant sleep,or eat and menstrual cycle last for almost a month.

Abdominal pain: This sounds like a very complicated picture with a broad spectrum of possible causes. I would seek medical attention. First stop would be to a GYN to evaluate the prolonged menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more