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What are the symptoms before your period starts?

What are the symptoms before your period starts?

Cramping: Every woman is different. Some people have no symptons. Most common symptoms are bloating and mild cramping. Others are emotional. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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What are the common/regular symptoms before your period starts?

What are the common/regular symptoms before your period starts?

Menarache: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have slight aches in your back areas: upper, middle, spinal area, back bone before your period starts? Is that a normal PMS Symptom?

Is it normal to have slight aches in your back areas: upper, middle, spinal area, back bone before your period starts? Is that a normal PMS Symptom?

They are: Quite commonly women experience achiness and pain in the back prior to menses which is considered part of the pre-menstrual syndrome. Why? The precise mechanism is not entirely understood, I don't think, but it is presumed that it is influenced by hormonal changes, fluid retention, possibly changes in inflammatory response. Eating healthfully, avoiding junk food/sugar, exercise may help. Stay well ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a coming period?

What are the symptoms of a coming period?

First period?: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the US. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair & white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of when your next period will come?

What are the symptoms of when your next period will come?

They vary: Each woman will experience different symptoms but common ones include: breast tenderness and swelling, bloating, cramps, constipation, diarrhea, headaches, irritability, sleep changes, and mood changes. You also may not experience any of the above. Take note of your symptoms next time and see if you notice a pattern. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel period like symptoms a week before you get it?

Is it normal to feel period like symptoms a week before you get it?

Depends on symptoms: A young and healthy woman can have an irregular period, cramping, or other menstrual symptoms once in a while. If the symptoms are brief, plus she returns to normal quickly, and then has normal periods after that, it's not too worrisome. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor should evaluate if a patient gets prolonged, recurrent, or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a prolonged period and what are the sysmptoms of each if there are any?

What can cause a prolonged period and what are the sysmptoms of each if there are any?

Menses irregular: Common and of many causes. If this continues to be an issue, go and get examined and discuss with a gynecologist. They will examine you and discuss issues. Cannot diagnose on internet. ...Read more

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When should I get my next period after taking plan. One step? And what are normal symptoms?

When should I get my next period after taking plan. One step? And what are normal symptoms?

Hard to guess: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. Menstrual cycles should return to what they used to be, after one or two cycles. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a phantom period?

What are symptoms of a phantom period?

Perimenopause: Phantom periods are not a recognized diagnosis as far as I know. It is a phrase coined by life-style sites such as Dr. Oz. What you may be describing are the symptoms of perimenopause. The symptoms are too many to name in 400 characters. Here is a good link:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/perimenopause/basics/symptoms/con-20029473 ...Read more

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How come symptoms of a period but no period?

How come symptoms of a period but no period?

Missed cycle: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

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What's an effective way for me to lessen my period symptoms?

What's an effective way for me to lessen my period symptoms?

Period symptoms: 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 & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What are pregnancy symptoms or period symptoms?

What are pregnancy symptoms or period symptoms?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Many women have no period sx's other then bleeding. Others may feel moody, bloated, >. ...Read more

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Is farting and stomache pains symptoms of period?

Is farting and stomache pains symptoms of period?

Can be: Hormonal changes related to the menstrual cycle can exert effects on the gastrointestinal system and may cause cramping or increased flatulence. ...Read more

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Having period symptoms but its too early for my period?

Having period symptoms but its too early for my period?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. When patients have this I always want to know what their pattern was over the past year. If only one or two cycles are abnormal then this is not a concern. If the overall pattern is irregular then this warrants evaluation. Birth control methods are excellent ways to establish cycle control and have the "side effect' of preventing unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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What s the pregnancy symptomps that I can detect before my period is late?

What s the pregnancy symptomps that I can detect before my period is late?

None: Typically pregnancy symptoms do not appear until the hormone levels are high enough to be detected by a urine pregnancy test. A blood pregnancy test can detect a pregnancy a few days earlier if you want. ...Read more

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How can you reduce period symptoms?

How can you reduce period symptoms?

Some tips: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...Read more

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Which symptoms do you get before your period?

Which symptoms do you get before your period?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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Can rough sex cause symptoms that mimic a period?

Can rough sex cause symptoms that mimic a period?

Possibly: It could lead to bleeding and cramping. You should set limits and not allow "rough" sex to lead to injuries. ...Read more

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Safe medications to take for a womens period symptoms?

Safe medications to take for a womens period symptoms?

NSAIDs: Non steroidal anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, naproxen) have been shown to help period related symptoms. Birth control can also help symptoms. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me symptoms of getting your first period?

Can you tell me symptoms of getting your first period?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 ; 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 ; for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair ; white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen ; feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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What symptoms do you have before you start your period?

What symptoms do you have before you start your period?

Different 4 everyone: Bloating, craving sweets, fatigue, and pain... Anything. .. But most commonly, no symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms that could follow a major period of comatose?

Wow: I am sorry for the situation you seem to have suffered. There are too many things I do not know about the event. Therefore I can give no specific response. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of getting your period for the first time?

What are the symptoms of getting your period for the first time?

Initials signs/ sxs: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair & white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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What is the most common symptoms before getting your first period?

What is the most common symptoms before getting your first period?

First Period: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more