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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

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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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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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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I had my period but i still feel bloated it was very lite?

I had my period but i still feel bloated it was very lite?

Bloating: Not sure why. There may be another reason for that, or if it is related to your period, it should get better shortly. ...Read more

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Had protected sex. Got period. Ended 5 days ago. Bloated still and feeling nausea . its just a bug right?

Had protected sex. Got period. Ended 5 days ago. Bloated still and feeling nausea . its just a bug right?

Probably: Assuming the period was normal this might be a good assumption However I was taught you are pregnant till proven other wise. Would see how you feel and if it does not resolve then get a pregnancy test is about 7 days. Best wishes ...Read more

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My period is light and is stopping earlier than it should. 5 days so far. im usually 6-7 days. i also still feel bloated even though my period is over?

My period is light and is stopping earlier than it should. 5 days so far. im usually 6-7 days. i also still feel bloated even though my period is over?

Hormonal imbalance: What you described seems to be a variation on the normal pattern and not an abnormal state. 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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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