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What causes stomach pain during menstruation?

What causes stomach pain during menstruation?

Well....: The uterus and adjacent organs are full of nerves. During your period you might have small contraction while expelling blood, this might cause discomfort ...Read more

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Menstruation (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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Why must a woman have stomach pain during menstruation?

Why must a woman have stomach pain during menstruation?

Don't have to: In primary dysmenorrhoea, the uterus works too hard to dislodge its lining and the resulting contractions and associated ischaemia (reduced blood flow) cause pain. The hormone-like compounds that prompt these contractions are prostaglandins. Women with dysmenorrhoea tend to have raised levels of prostaglandins, which cause more intense contractions of the uterus than normal. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach ache during menstruation?

Why does my stomach ache during menstruation?

Cramping: The uterus sheds its' lining (endometrium) by using degradation and smooth muscle contractions also known as cramping. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach ache during menstruation?

Why does my stomach ache during menstruation?

Dysmenorrhea?: Some women have stomach ache and cramps with menstrual cycle due to changes in hormone levels. Excess cramping can be due to fibroids in the uterus too. Depending on the type of ache, the duration of it and the location, your doctor may be able to recommend something to treat it or may recommend an ultrasound to evaluate. ...Read more

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She is of age 45-48 and is having serious stomach pain along with excessive bleeding. She did not have mensuration for around 3 months and now she has got bleeding . Various medicines are taken but effect is not made?

She is of age 45-48 and is having serious stomach pain along with excessive bleeding. She did not have mensuration for around 3 months and now she has got bleeding . Various medicines are taken but effect is not made?

This may be normal: She is of age 45-48 and is having serious stomach pain along with excessive bleeding. She did not have menstruation for around 3 months and now she has got bleeding. Various medicines are taken but effect is not made? Menopause usually takes place somewhere between age 38 and 55. When you go several months without having a menstruation cycle and then you have one, many times that menstruation is more painful, heavy bleeding and associated with blood clots that is not an unusual situation. One is considered in menopause when they have gone a full year with no menstrual cycle. Just as this may be a normal process, it may also be abnormal. We suggest you see your healthcare provider to further assess. ...Read more

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Why high body temp during menstruation?

Why high body temp during menstruation?

Basal body temp: After ovulation, your core body temperature actually increases about a degree. This stays elevated and then comes back down during your period. This is one explanation. The other thing that might be going on is a version of hotflashes related to decreasing estrogen levels that occur during your period. ...Read more

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Is it okay to.Undergo sex during.Menstruation?

Is it okay to.Undergo sex during.Menstruation?

Yes: One can have sexual intercourse during menses. Encourage use of protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation ?

Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation ?

Menstrual cramps : No one should suffer from menstrual cramps, if your period is regular, you can take ibuprofen oe aleve (naproxen) starting 1 day prior to the start of your period, that might help prevent & alleviate the pain. Talk to your doctor regrding the proper dose for you. Good luck . ...Read more

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Can we walk during menstruation?

Can we walk during menstruation?

Yes: The process is natural and should not be used as an excuse to alter a persons normal routine. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more