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What. Causes. Abdominal cramping and back pain and spotting in between cycles?

What. Causes. Abdominal cramping and back pain and spotting in between cycles?

Check-up: Your question is too broad to answer in this short space. A lot of benign , and occasionally a malignant, condition can cause your symptoms. I can only suggest a thorough gynecologic evaluation and discussion with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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2 weeks before expected period, have been having headaches,back pain, abdominal cramping, soar breasts and noticed spotting , what could be the cause?

2 weeks before expected period, have been having headaches,back pain, abdominal cramping, soar breasts and noticed spotting , what could be the cause?

Hormonal: Sometimes hormonal change with ovulation can precipitate a headache in some women. This is associated with cramping and back pain. It is also safe to check your urine for infection. The soar breasts make it ore likely that this is all hormonal. It looks like you have had a tubal ligation. so less likely to be pregnant. But, if you do miss your period you should still do pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What causes of lower back pain which feels like labor pain also diarehha and lower abdominal cramping pain?

What causes of lower back pain which feels like labor pain  also diarehha and lower abdominal  cramping pain?

Low back pain diarrh: Sounds like an inflammation of the rectum or lower colon; diarrheal illnesses can cause low back pain and cramping; however, the list of things is rather long. If it has been for a few days then no worries but if it has been around a while then its time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Excruciating back pain and nausea with some abdominal cramping. What could be wrong?

Excruciating back pain and nausea with some abdominal cramping. What could be wrong?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What to do for lower back pain and abdominal cramping?

What to do for lower back pain and abdominal cramping?

See you doctor: See your physician for proper evaluation. Various things could cause the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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I am 31 weeks 3 days pregnant and currently experiencing some pretty bad back pain and abdominal cramping. Should I be worried?

I am 31 weeks 3 days pregnant and currently experiencing some pretty bad back pain and abdominal cramping. Should I be worried?

Call the Ob-Gyn Dr.: A 31-week pregnant woman with a tummy that is cramping up can call her Ob-Gyn doctor and go get examined at the doctor's office or at the hospital's labor and delivery ward. The doctor will be checking for preterm labor, which can lead to a preterm birth (and all the problems that come with premature babies). Preterm labor is serious, so it is important to be examined by an experienced physician. ...Read more

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I had sex 4 nights ago and took Plan B three nights ago. I am still experiencing lower abdominal cramping and lower back pain. Is this normal?

I had sex 4 nights ago and took Plan B three nights ago. I am still experiencing lower abdominal cramping and lower back pain. Is this normal?

Probably: Abdominal cramping is one of the well-known side-effects of Plan B. Take it easy for a few days. If things haven't subsided by then, go see your doc. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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33wks pregnant and constant lower back pain and abdominal cramping for about 6 hours, am I in early labor?

No: Lower back pain, period of abdominal cramping are all normal at this stage of pregnancy. Your body is getting ready to deliver. This involves changes in ligament elasticity so that the pelvic girdle can widen to accommodate the baby's head. You know you are in true labor when you are no longer able to wait out the contractions. They will increase in intensity and frequency instead of going away. ...Read more

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Is dull back pain, slight abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea and brown speckled, but chunky discharge during early pregnancy normal?

Is dull back pain, slight abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea and brown speckled, but chunky discharge during early pregnancy normal?

No: These are symptoms that should prompt an er visit or an emergency call to your ob-gyn. Taken indivudually, they can be considered part of the discomforts of pregnancy, but when they happen together as it sounds like it is going on now, they may be symptoms of possible miscarriage. ...Read more

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Constant lower abdominal cramping 8 DPO from artifical insemination that feels like menstrual cramps, and low back pain. When to test? All are negati

Constant lower abdominal cramping  8 DPO from artifical insemination that feels like menstrual cramps, and low back pain. When to test? All are negati

Pregnancy testing?: A pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after insemination or sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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Projectile vomiting in the morning, abdominal cramping, back pain, white substance in stool, light headedness, bbloating?

Projectile vomiting in the morning, abdominal cramping, back pain, white substance in stool, light headedness, bbloating?

Many things possible: First, you are not pregnant? Projectile vomiting usually indicates intestinal obstruction, but many other causes may do it. Is your stool clay colored over all? Or specks of white stuffs mixed in stools. Clay colored stool may indicate gallbladder or liver problem, and I am thinking that if you are not pregnant, you may have liver or gallbladder problems, but you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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3 days late,Bad headaches past 3 days,Heavy lower back pain,Lower abdominal cramping,nausea.Could I be pregnant and if so, when should I test?

3 days late,Bad headaches past 3 days,Heavy lower back pain,Lower abdominal cramping,nausea.Could I be pregnant and if so, when should I test?

Today: If you have regular cycles and ovulate midcycle, you should be able to determine whether you are pregnant today( two weeks after ovulation). If the pregnancy test is negative, see a Provider and check this out. ...Read more

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What does lower back pain,milky white vaginal discharge, occasional headaches and occasional lower abdominal cramping and nausea a sign of?

What does lower back pain,milky white vaginal discharge, occasional headaches and occasional lower abdominal cramping and nausea a sign of?

Lots of things: You need to specify which one in particular you are concerned with and we can better guide you in terms of ideas and things to do in order to address those concerns. For instance, UTI? Test your urine. Pregnancy? Take a pregnancy test if you have missed a period. Every gardening in the desert of Arizona without taking a break? Possible heatstroke-drink fluids! Your turn. ...Read more

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Trying to concieve. Period is due approx 5 days. I am 10dpo atm and I have had abdominal cramping and lower back pain. It started from 5 days post ovu?

Hard to say: Pain is such a non-specific symptom it is very hard to pin any particular cause. In the luteal phase, such as your situation, bowel dysfunction is very common, especially with a high carbohydrate diet. Bowel pain is especially common. It could be uterine in origin, but hard to determine. If so, endometriosis and adenomyosis might be likely? Just thoughts. If this is recurrent evaluate w/md. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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