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Why Do I Get Constipated Near My Period
Happens any time: Constipation is very common and happens any time..Before/during/after. If you notice that is your pattern, i would suggest increase fluid and add some fibers such as fibercon/benefiber/metamucil/senakot etc... Around this time, or regularly so to help ease your symptoms. If persistent/severe, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Menstrual changes: Hormonal changes and loss of body fluids are both factors. ...Read more
I have noticed that i always seem to get hemorrhoids after or during my period.Always! and i don't get constipated. Is other normal?
Probably: I suppose just the increased blood flow to the pelvic region may explain this. I've had other women tell me the same thing but i can't really think of a mechanism other than the blood flow issue noted above. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a lot of watery diaheria before a period? Then I get constipated directly afterward having watery stools
Asked and answered: This could be due to several different things, but not likely related to your periods. See a doctor. ...Read more
Is it normal to get diaheria before a period? I been having watery stools then all of a sudden I'll get constipated then back to diahera
Why is it that everytime i'm on my period I get constipated... And feel the cramps all the way down to my butt?:/
Pelvic hyperalgesia: Pelvic congestion, hyperalgesia (increased sensitivity to the function of pelvic organs), & altered GI transit are common with menstrual periods in predisposed women. Best to get a clean bill of health from your gynecologist before seeking the help of a GI doctor but irritable bowel syndrome can present this way. Watch caffeine intake, add water-soluble fiber, stool softeners if needed, exercise. ...Read more
Before/during period I get mildly constipated and have stomach/intestinal rumbling and occasional gas. Is this normal?
Not uncommon : Those symptoms are not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been constipated nearly a well. Got bowels moving slowly. Now I get random dizziness at times, fatigue, insomnia. Week before period starts. Period?
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more
Tired, rapid weight loss, no period in almost 2years .Per dr not menopause, constipated. Feel like never get enough sleep. No energy?
Many possibilities: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be due to many possibilities. Possible hormonal causes include hyperthyroidism, adrenal insufficiency, pituitary disease, diabetes. However it could also be anxiety, depression, and many other medical disorders. You need further evaluation. ...Read more
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