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My period was 10days late this month and im always on time .now im still cramping a week after my period?

My period was 10days late this month and im always on time .now im still cramping a week after my period?

Menstruation: I am not completely sure about your question. This month you had an irregular period followed by cramping. Are you wondering if this was actually a missed abortion (miscarriage)? It's possible, if you have been sexually active. Have you tried taking an NSAID, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, for the cramps? Typically this will help. If your symptoms don't improve, see your Gyn. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (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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I started cramping a week after my period could i be pregnant?

I started cramping a week after my period could i be pregnant?

Take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Im spotting and cramping a week after my period. My period was really light too. What does this mean?

Im spotting and cramping a week after my period. My period was really light too. What does this mean?

Could be normal: Track your cycle over 2 to 3 months for a clearer picture if your cycle is irregular you can do a home pregnancy test and follow up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have been cramping a week after my period and the day or next i had unprotected sex but he pulled out but ive been feeling sick and having lower pan?

I have been cramping a week after my period and the day or next i had unprotected sex but he pulled out but ive been feeling sick and having lower pan?

Could have: An infection. Should have a full gyn evaluation to get a proper diagnosis and treatment .. Also the pull out method is not very good for contraception but it sounds like the timing was in your favor. If you miss your period or are late be sure to check a pregnancy test.while at your appointment why not talk about birth control??!!! ...Read more

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Why am i cramping a week after i had an early period. I've had regular periods since completely removing the mirena (levonorgestrel) after 7 yrs.

Why am i cramping a week after i had an early period. I've had regular periods since completely removing the mirena (levonorgestrel) after 7 yrs.

Changes in bleeding: This can occur for many reasons from hormonal imbalances, stress, infection, pregnancy, bleeding disorders, medical disorders, growths..... If it becomes a pattern over 3 months, then follow up with gynecologist. Also consider checking a pregnancy test...if negative repeat 1-2 weeks later. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel cramps in the ovary area when straining to pee? And it it normal to have slight cramping a week after my period?

Is it normal to feel cramps in the ovary area when straining to pee? And it it normal to have slight cramping a week after my period?

Ovarian type pain: The ovary is very sensitive especially (if not on birth control pills) when just prior to ovulation, so straining with urination will cause irritation of your ovary on the left or right side of your abdomen Cramping a week after a period ends (day 12 to 14 after your period begins) usually produces cramping when the egg is released and breaks the small follicle cyst..a normal event. ...Read more

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Nausea and cramping a week after period. Took pregnancy test today, negative. Any idea why? I don't normally have cramps a week after my period.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Why would I have cramps a week after my period?

Why would I have cramps a week after my period?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. ...Read more

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Why have I been having bad cramps week after my period?

Need an exam: Having pain after your period is not normal. It's important to see your physician to be sure nothing serious is the cause. Some causes: Endometriosis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Ovarian torsion and Ovarian Cysts, Ectopic Pregnancy(can cause bleeding that can be mistaken for your period), PCOS, Adenomyosis, Implantation, Uterine Fibroids SEE: http://bit.ly/1KmjJnb http://bit.ly/1BTdnI4 ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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