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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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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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Why am i still bloated and nausea days after period?

Why am i still bloated and nausea days after period?

Cannot diagnose: Would need a full history and ability to examine you. See a gynecologist. ...Read more

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How common is it to still be bloated 1-2 days after your period?

How common is it to still be bloated 1-2 days after your period?

Proliferative Phase: Your reproductive organs at this time should be gradually rebuilding your uterine lining to normal and swelling should be decreasing. If your bloating persists, find some relief by avoiding gas-forming foods.Eat slowly and chew your food well, avoid chewing gum and stop smoking, if you are now. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bloated after a week since period? Feels like I'm pregnant help me

Is it normal to still be bloated after a week since period? Feels like I'm pregnant help me

Unlikely to be pregn: If you have had normal period a week ago and feel bloated,you are unlikely to be pregnant But if you want to be 100% sure,do a in home pregnancy test for peace of mind ...Read more

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I had a natural miscarriage on 3/10/15 and my period returned on 4/12/15 , and after my period I feel so bloated still? could it be something else?

I had a natural miscarriage  on 3/10/15 and my period returned on 4/12/15 ,  and after my period I feel so bloated still? could it be something else?

Yes: Bloating can have many causes. If you have had a normal period since your miscarriage, it is unlikely that the bloating is caused by the miscarriage. However, the same thing could have caused both the bloating and the miscarriage. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex about 5 days ago. It was the same day my period ended, but after we had intercourse my period was still going. I took the Plan B pill 24 house after. My boyfriend made sure to pull out. I've bloated for four days, dizzy, and I had h

I had unprotected sex about 5 days ago.  It was the same day my period ended, but after we had intercourse my period was still going. I took the Plan B pill 24 house after. My boyfriend made sure to pull out. I've bloated for four days, dizzy, and I had h

Plan B: Plan b is not 100% effective and certainly the withdrawal method is not effective. It could be completely unrelated to your period or pregnancy, but don't make that assumption. Consider getting a blood pregnancy test in about 10 days just to be safe. I also recommend using a condom over withdrawal. ...Read more

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I had sex four days before i started then bleed hevy for three days after period now breast sore and nausea and light headed and still bloated?

I had sex four days before i started then bleed hevy for three days after period now breast sore and nausea and light headed  and still bloated?

Try HPT: you need to try home pregnancy test. if negative wait for a week and try again. if negative and you still have the symptoms that suggest you might be pregnant ,then see a doctor for a blood test. good luck ...Read more

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Period just went off and im still bloated what does that mean?

Period just went off and im still bloated what does that mean?

Depends: Bloating after cessation of menses is not always related to the menses. Could be related to your diet. See your Provider and check it out! ...Read more

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