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What causes back pain just before and during menstruation? What can I do to reduce the lower back pain? Sometimes is after menstruation.

What causes back pain  just before and during menstruation? What can I do  to reduce  the lower back pain?  Sometimes is after menstruation.

May be endometriosis: A number of causes for example: endometriosis, dysmenorrhea, fibroids, bowel or bladder disease. You need to discuss this with you primary care doctor or gynacologist , for proper work-up and treatment. Proper treatment will depend on your exact diagnosis, some will require nsaids, ocps, or other therapies depending on diagnosis. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What causes lower back pain after menstruation?

What causes lower back pain after menstruation?

Referred pain: The low back pain with menses is what we call referred pain. It could also be pain associated with spasms in the pelvic floor musculature which are anchored at the sacrum. ...Read more

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Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches. What could be causing this?

Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches.  What could be causing this?

Period problems: IF this is happening with each cycle it could be a sign of PMS, endometriosis and other causes. An evaluation by your gynecologist is the next step for this complex issue. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain( especially around sacrum) common during menses ? How to distinguish it from hip pain ?And how to relieve it .

Is lower back pain( especially around sacrum) common during menses ? How to distinguish it from hip pain ?And how to relieve it .

Monthly ache: Hip pain is usually felt in the groin, so it does not sound like you are experiencing pain from your hip. Both back and muscle pain can get worse with your menstrual cycle- it is worth discussing with your pmd- with possible referral to a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and missed menstruation?

Lower back pain and missed menstruation?

MY FIRST THOUGHT...: My first thought in any woman with back pain and missed menstruation is ectopic pregnancy, because it could be life-threatening. Immediate gyn examination first, everything else thereafter. ...Read more

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I never had menstruation almost 3mos., I am negative in pt and I have lower back pain and labia majora itchy.What am i gonna do?I did the CBC & normal

I never had menstruation almost 3mos., I am negative in pt and I have lower back pain and labia majora itchy.What am i gonna do?I did the CBC & normal

Need to examine: It is not feasible to know why your labia are itchy, without examining you. You may have yeast infection or a skin disorder. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi.... Does excess gas, frequent urination, lower back pain, constipation, pain during bowel movements common during menstruation. ?

Very common: Varies with each individual person and depending on what you eat which can affect the degree of above symptoms you just described.If persistent and concerning , consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower back pain after menses?

Is it normal to have lower back pain after menses?

It is possible: Possibly- check with your physician as there are many other causes of low back pain. Many women have cramping with their menses, and this can cause low back pain. ...Read more

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