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What causes period cramps during & after sex ?

What causes period cramps during & after sex ?

Cervix bumping: With deep penetration during vaginal sex, you may be getting pressure against your cervix. This can cause some cramping. Try positions in which your partner does not go in as deeply and see if it gets better. If not, do see your doctor to make sure there are no other issues. ...Read more

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What causes period like cramps a few days after stopping birth control? I stopped in the middle of a pack. Also, what if I dont hav withdraw bleeding?

What causes period like cramps a few days after stopping birth control? I stopped in the middle of a pack. Also, what if I dont hav withdraw bleeding?

Menstrual cramps are: Usually caused by hormones called prostaglandins which are intimately involved in the menstraul cycle.The removal of the hormonal supression ,thus,withdrawal bleeding would then cause crimps to recur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could cause period type cramps after sex?

Can you tell me what could cause period type cramps after sex?

Prostaglandins...: There are several reasons this can happen. Semen contains prostaglandins that induce uterine contractions that are perceived as cramping. Also, as a women gets older and bears multiple children, the cervix hangs lower and lower in the vagina. The mechanical motion of intercourse moves the uterus farther and this can also cause cramping. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why would cause period cramps but still no period?

Pregnancy test.: If you have skipped a period, i would check a pregnancy test first. Unless you are taking certain birth control methods, you should be having regular periods. If you aren't, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm gettin like period cramps but i don't know what can it be cause i don't get my period now?

I'm gettin like period cramps but i don't know what can it be cause i don't get my period now?

Cycle: Even thou you don't get your periods now you system is pre-wired to have a cycle. You may have chemically altered it by taking contraceptive meds so you may still get some congestions around the time you normally would get your menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Light brown creamy disgcarge, what felt like period cramps, only lasted a day. Lost virginity 2 weeks ago, havent had a period since Mar. Causes?

Take a tet: IF you had sex without condoms or birth control and are now late for you period then check a home pregnancy test. If you have abnormal discharge then schedule a visit for STD and other infection testing. Brown discharge can represent old blood. ...Read more

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During sex last night toward the end it started to hurt like bad period cramps. It lasted for a little while after. I was ovulating is that the cause?

During sex last night toward the end it started to hurt like bad period cramps. It lasted for a little while after. I was ovulating is that the cause?

Hard to say: If you were in the middle of the cycle then maybe. Sex should not be painful. If it is a one time thing then there is probably not much to do. If it happens often then schedule a visit with an obgyn. ...Read more

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I an two weeks pregnant and when my partner ejaculates inside me it causes period cramps why?

I an two weeks pregnant and when my partner ejaculates inside me it causes period cramps why?

Prostaglandins: Semen contains prostaglandins. The prostaglandins cause smooth muscles to contract. The uterus is a large smooth muscle. It is common to experience uterine cramping after sex and even more common for some pregnant women. ...Read more