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What causes nausea right before period?

What causes nausea right before period?

Prostaglandins: Most likely prostaglandins (pg,) which are derivatives of arachidonic acid. Pg cause menstrual cramps, and can be associated with nausea, diarrhea, and mild temperature elevations - among other things. Pg rises dramatically before menstruation and peaks during your period. Otc drugs like Ibuprofen block pg; you might find it helps with your nausea.

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What causes nausea right before a due period? Which hormones?

What causes nausea right before a due period? Which hormones?

Prostaglandins: Most likely prostaglandins (pg,) which are derivatives of arachidonic acid. Pg cause menstrual cramps, and can be associated with nausea, diarrhea, and mild temperature elevations - among other things. Pg rises dramatically before menstruation and peaks during your period. Otc drugs like Ibuprofen block pg; you might find it helps with your nausea.

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What causes nausea right before a your periods?

What causes nausea right before a your periods?

Joys of womanhood: No greater mysteries than being a woman! Many women have changes in their bowels before, during their period. Bloating, gas, cramping, pain, diarrhea and even nausea have all been mentioned by patients. Commonly can be fluid shifts and hormone changes that are associated with a period. A more serious condition can be endometriosis, where uterine tissue is outside the uterus on the bowel.

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Can nausea a week before period be a sign of pregnancy? Can nausea be caused by being tired? Or having stress?

Can nausea a week before period be a sign of pregnancy? Can nausea be caused by being tired? Or having stress?

Nausea: Nausea is common in many conditions including but not limited to the ones that you mentioned like pregnancy, stress etc. In order to get a correct diagnosis it's important that you see your doctor and get some tests done. Please continue to stay well hydrated as well.

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Cause of dry tongue few days right before period each month?

Cause of dry tongue few days right before period each month?

Dry tongue: This is endocrinal. Try honey candies/cough drops, or straight honey. Biotine products for dry mouth also work.

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Causes for nausea during period?

HCG: The cause of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is believed to be rapidly rising blood levels of a hormone called HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), which is released by the placenta. (pubmed) this web site gives good information and advice about the nausea of pregnancy. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002468/.

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What causes nausea right after your period?

What causes nausea right after your period?

A possible reason: For nauseas after your period may be: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued nausea.

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What causes nausea one week before your period?

What causes nausea one week before your period?

Possibly PMS: Premenstrual syndrome (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 ; exacerbation of chronic conditions.

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What causes severe nausea during a woman's period?

What causes severe nausea during a woman's period?

Long list: It is a common symptom and may be due hormonal imbalance. See this site for other causes. Http://symptomchecker. Webmd. Com/multiple-symptoms? Symptoms=fatigue|irregular-menstrual-periods|mood-swings|nausea-or-vomiting;symptomids=98|128|267|156;locations=66|35|2|22.

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Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Depends: Irregular periods do not cause nausea unless you are pregnant and/or there are other underlying conditions that cause the irregular periods as well as the nausea such as emotional or physical stress, adrenal disease, excessive production of a hormone call prolactin etc. If you have irregular periods +/- nausea you should see your OB gyn for an evaluation.

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I am experiencing nausea, moderate. Been nauseous for a week, getting period next week. Is that normal to have nausea for a week before period?

I am experiencing nausea, moderate. Been nauseous for a week, getting period next week. Is that normal to have nausea for a week before period?

Nausea: There are many causes of nausea. Most are caused by the gastrointestinal system. If this is not something that typically occurs for you with every cycle then it is probably not related to your period. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.

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24 yrs F getting nausea and bloating a few days before period, what can I do...is this normal?

24 yrs F getting nausea and bloating a few days before period, what can I do...is this normal?

Possibly: These premenstrual symptoms may be due to fluid retention caused by hormonal changes occurring several days before your period. Salt restriction and/ or use of a mild diuretic during that time frame may obviate your symptoms, but your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about this matter.

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Light spotting nausea before period? Pregnancy?

Light spotting nausea before period? Pregnancy?

Spotting: No. If you are concerned you are pregnant, check home pregnancy test with first morning pee. If negative, recheck again in 1 week. If both neg, very unlikely you are pregnant. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R

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Period is 19 days late. 3 negative hpt and have nausea lightheadness and headaches. What can be the cause of it?

Period is 19 days late. 3 negative hpt and have nausea lightheadness and headaches. What can be the cause of it?

See physician: If the HPTs have been done properly, you need to look for other causes of your symptoms See your physician for an evaluation

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Can endometriosis be the cause of my nausea? It does vary with my period but I think it's getting worse. What can I do to ease it?

Can endometriosis be the cause of my nausea? It does vary with my period but I think it's getting worse. What can I do to ease it?

Yes: Endometriosis can cause lots of different symptoms. Some are more common than others. But there could be other explanations as well. First you would need to be evaluated by some bloodwork and a sonogram.