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Yestarday was 11 days after embryo tranfer and i started bleeding after having a very painful period cramps and i am still bleeding today.

Yestarday was 11 days after embryo tranfer and i started bleeding after having  a very painful period cramps and i am still bleeding today.

Miscarriage?: I'm NOT an IVF expert. I am in contraception. But sounds like miscarriage to me. sorry. Obviously, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I get very painful period cramps and i always use the hot water over my stomach it makes the place numb does this affect the ovaries i was wondering?

I get very painful period cramps and i always use the hot water over my stomach it makes the place numb does this affect the ovaries i was wondering?

No harm caused.: 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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What to if I am experiencing very painful stomach/period like cramps. Could my period be coming?

What to if I am experiencing very painful stomach/period like cramps. Could my period be coming?

That is possible.: 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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Why do I sometimes get such painful period cramps?

Why do I sometimes get such painful period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: It is related to your periods and you can take some thing for it, like Motrin or naprosyn, (naproxen) but do discuss with your gynecologist if it is ok. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink salt water to reduce painful period cramps and aches?

Is it ok to drink salt water to reduce painful period cramps and aches?

Never heard of that?: 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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I have been having pain in my lower abdoman also to the sides where my ovaries are. Like cramping but not as painful as period cramps. What could it b?

I have been having pain in my lower abdoman also to the sides where my ovaries are. Like cramping but not as painful as period cramps. What could it b?

Maybe a cyst: U need to see gyne for evaluation. This could be an ovarian cyst or some other gyne issue. An untreated std will sometimes cause chronic pelvic pain or discomfort, so if u have had unprotected sex, u should have std testing when u see the doctor. Depending on what is found during your exam, u may need a pelvic ultrasound. If no answer, see your pcp as there may be a non gyne reason 4 your symptoms. ...Read more

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My lower abdomen hurts like period cramps but less painful. It also stops over time. Is it serious?

Not enough info!: We don't have enough info to answer your question. How long has this been going on? Do you have other symptoms like problems with constipation or diarrhea or urinary symptoms or fever? If your pain lasts more than 3-5 days, get checked. Avoid aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) advil & drugs in that class. Stop any new supplements or over-the-counter meds. Stop sucralose (Splenda), and sorbitol (gummy candies) ...Read more

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Im 18, I have severe hip pain during my period. My period cramps are also very painful. what could this mean?

Means you need exam: There's no benefit from guessing at the outcome of an exam before it's done. Even if one guessed right, it would do nothing to correct the problem. So, the right course of action is an exam and treatment plan for whatever is found. Pain, especially severe acute pain can be a great aid in early detection of a problem. Take advantage of it to make it right as soon and as well as possible. ...Read more

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I am having painful period cramps. I took 2 aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, and they are not really helping.Can I take a third capsule?

I am having painful period cramps. I took 2 aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, and they are not really helping.Can I take a third capsule?

Don't know what : dose you took. Try NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. 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. ...Read more

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I am having intermittent aches in my abdomen that feel like period cramps despite being on continuous birth control for my painful periods. ?

I am having intermittent aches in my abdomen that feel like period cramps despite being on continuous birth control for my painful periods. ?

IBS ?: ? young females with period-like abdominal-pelvic cramping at times other than when menstruating. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) becomes a consideration. A Gastroenterologist can help to diagnose. Gynecologists can be slanted toward "endometriosis" and to operate on this theoretical disease - so steer clear of them. ...Read more

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Terrible period cramps, help?

Terrible period cramps, help?

Menstral cramps: I have found that the best medication to control terrible menstral cramps are the class of drugs known as the antiprostaglanding durgs. The best of the class I have found is anaprox (naproxen) ds which requires an rs, but you can get almost the same relief with aleve 250mg 3 pills twice/day which is over the counter. ...Read more

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Do pickles help period cramps?

Actually it is: Recommended that you avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt during premenstrual time and period. ...Read more

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How can I treat 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