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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

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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Since predinsone can delay your period...why am I still cramping like I'm about to start and never do??

Since predinsone can delay your period...why am I still cramping like I'm about to start and never do??

Does not usually: Prednisone does not usually delay your period. Whatever illness you have that is requiring steroids may be responsible for a delayed period depending on what illness it is. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. Pelvic pain and cramping is a complex issue requiring a detailed in depth visit to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Why am i still cramping even tho my period has been over for two days? Is pregnancy a possibility or is it something else?

Why am i still cramping even tho my period has been over for two days? Is pregnancy a possibility or is it something else?

Something else: While pregnancy is always a remote possibility only 2 days after completion of your menstrual cycle, it's likely something else. It could be endometriosis, adenomyosis, it could be a polyp or fibroid (though at your age that would be less likely). I would see a gynecologist. If the pain is severe, they may order an ultrasound to look at the inside of the uterus. Good luck! ...Read more

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Period ended but i'm still having cramps. Why?

Period ended but i'm still having cramps. Why?

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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My period ended but im still having cramps?

Common: Some ladies will have "dry menses" because their uterus continues to contract. An examination should be able to tell your doctor if it's due to another cause. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more