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Why am i cramping and nauseous after my period is over? I am only spotting. Can i be pregnant?

Most likely not...: If you have any doubts the only sure way to know the answer is by doing a pregnancy test. If you truly had a period it is unlikely that you're pregnant at the moment. ...Read more

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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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Still cramping after my period. Why is this happening?

Still cramping after my period. Why is this happening?

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. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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Why am i still bloated and mild cramping after my period?

Why am i still bloated and mild cramping after my period?

Lingering hormones: Some women can get the bloating and mild cramping days before and or after their period as the hormones associated with the monthly cycle wax and wane. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Cramping after my period. Orgasms take them away?

Unusual : While unusual I am glad you have found an enjoyable way to relieve your pain. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramping after my period? The cramping can often last till my next cycle on and off. My husband and I have been trying to fall pregnant

Why do I have cramping after my period? The cramping can often last till my next cycle on and off. My husband and I have been trying to fall pregnant

? Gynecological: Cramps before, during, and possibly for a short time after a cycle are not uncommon but having cramps everyday of the month may not be gynecological. Endometriosis should be considered but your history is not typical. Would recommend an evaluation. ...Read more

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Ive been cramping after my period for a while now and this time it got worse. I dont have insurence so i havebt gone to the doctor but im afraid its ovarian cysts?

Ive been cramping after my period for a while now and this time it got worse. I dont have insurence so i havebt gone to the doctor but im afraid its ovarian cysts?

No insurance: First get on the website for the affordable care act. You may qualify for cheap insurance. Second you can always get seen at planned parenthood if available and most area have a federally qualified health care center where you can get seen based on your income or lack of it. http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/ Try this website. ...Read more

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How could i help period cramps?

How could i help period cramps?

Menstrual cramps: Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Solutions to intense period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: Start Naproxen 1-2 days prior to period as well as during period. take it twice a day. Follow with your OB/GYN . ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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