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Why am i still bloated after my period?

Why am i still bloated after my period?

Estrogen only menses: At age 50, you are probably not ovulating any longer and your periods are estrogen only(no progesterone) which is notorious for fluid retention. You should soon be peri menopausal and may be "skipping" periods at this point, exacerbating the problem. If the fluid(bloating) is still present one week post menses see your GYN MD for causation and get examined for ovarian issues including cancer. ...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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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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My period is regular my period started a day late ended 5 days laterIt's been 6 days after it ended I'm still getting cramps, bloated white discharge?

My period is regular my period started a day late ended 5 days laterIt's been 6 days after it ended I'm still getting cramps, bloated white discharge?

Run a Record!: It maybe totally meaningless, but mark these days in your calendar. Should these symptoms occur again, or get worse in the meantime, see your gyn. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more