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Why Am I 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im spotting and cramping a week after my period. My period was really light too. What does this mean?
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having strange cramps the week after my period, accompanied by brief but sharp pains. Do I need medical attention?
Pain: Your pain as described could just about be anything. Best to be evaluated in person. ...Read more
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