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Why does my back feel like it is cramping when i believe I am ovulating?

Why does my back feel like it is cramping when i believe I am ovulating?

Normal chemicals: When you ovulate, it can create inflammation. Some women will feel that more in their back than their abdomen. It is not dangerous or bad for you. While it could represent other things going on in your abdomen or pelvis, if the only time it hurts is during ovulation, then it makes them far less likely. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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What does it mean when I get pain/cramping like feeling when ovulating?

What does it mean when I get pain/cramping like feeling when ovulating?

Mittelschmerz: That is the German nee medical name for normal mid cycle pain at the time of ovulation. Some women are aware of the same and others are not. ...Read more

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Near my ovulation time, i can feel cramp like feeling. Is this a sign that I am about to ovulate?

Near my ovulation time, i can feel  cramp like feeling. Is this a sign that I am about to ovulate?

Likely mittleschmerz: Many women feel small pains around ovulation, before-during-or after - its called mittleschmerz. There are some abnormal causes of pain around ovulation but most often it's normal. Individual women choose different words to describe it, you say 'cramp-like' - many in my practice describe 'pinging' or 'pinching.'. ...Read more

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Is cramping normal during ovulation? While laying in bed it feels like I have light cramps on my right side ?

Is cramping normal during ovulation? While laying in bed it feels like I have light cramps on my right side ?

Yes: Some women are so attuned to their bodies that they can actually feel when they are ovulating, and which side it is happening on that month! this cramping you feel could be exactly that, especially when you are lying still. ...Read more

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Are mucus like discharge and cramps always a sign of ovulation?

Are mucus like discharge and cramps always a sign of ovulation?

Possibly: There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a β€œraw egg white ” consistency. You may have an increased libido. Body basal temperature increases. The cervix becomes softer and higher. Breasts may be tender. About 20% of women experience ovulation pain called β€œmittelschmerz”. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have period like cramps days before you ovulate?

Is it normal to have period like cramps days before you ovulate?

Yes: You are likely experiencing something called mittelschmerz. Very funny word, but it describes pain you experience around the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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After ovulation, when implatation, or fetilization occurs, does it make you feel cramps and make you feel like af is comming ?

No: Some women will feel when they ovulate, release an egg from the ovary. There can be no sensation at the time the sperm merges with the egg, fertilization, or when the early embryo implants in the uterus. What do you mean by af? I imagine not atrial fibrillation! ...Read more

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Thick, not clear, but super-stretchy CM a few days ago (not thin like the ideal ewcm). Dryness & mild cramps a day after. Ovulation?

Thick, not clear, but super-stretchy CM a few days ago (not thin like the ideal ewcm). Dryness & mild cramps  a day after. Ovulation?

Can't really know. : Tracking your cycles and watching your mucus are both good methods of determining your ovulation, but if you want to add some science to the situation, you can buy fertility tests. There are individual test strips that monitor the lh level in your urine. When it spikes (+), you will know that you are going to ovulate in 24-48 hours. There are also more expensive machines that check estrogen and lh. ...Read more