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Why Do I Get Constipated When I Ovulate
I been constipated today but I will like to know why I get a little pain like im ovulating and get vaginal bleeding, is this normal?
Maybe: In some women, at the time of ovulation, because of the higher estrogen levels, which cause water retention, you can feel bloated. Post ovulation, when you produce progesterone, that hormone may relax your bowels a little making you more prone to being constipated. Alot of women experience these symptoms on a monthly basis. Can try some MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and/or fiber for the constipation. Hope this helps. ...Read more
7 days past ovulation and have been constipated for the last two would pregnancy effect that already?
I have constipation after ovulation days and it gets fine after periods. Can you explain why and how to cure this? I'm married for 4 years but no child
Fiber can help: It is common to have bowel symptoms such as constipation or diarrhea with your ovulation and menstrual cycle. There is no "cure" for this, but increasing your fiber intake (fruits, veggies, oatmeal), using an over the counter fiber supplement such as psyllium husk or a stool softener such as docusate sodium can help if you use them during your problem times. Probiotics are helpful and safe, also ...Read more
At ovulation I had cramping/ pullinfg feeling for 4 days, also frq urination, constipation (v. unusuall!). after then nothing. Could I be pregnant?
I had sex during ovulation week, and its 6 days before my period. I ve been nauseous and now constipated but test was neg. Could I be pregnant still?
I'm 7 days past ovulation and I have been constipated for 3 days and very bloated, pains near my hips and fluttering in my uterus?
Treat constipation: The fluttering is not pregnancy, it's too early. Consider treating constipation with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 2x per day. You will then be in a better position to assess your pain, could be bladder, ovarian cyst, anxiety and insomnia contributing, hard to say but the constipation part is easy. ...Read more
Can you be constipated but still having bowl movements every other day or so? Let's left stomach pain. Feel constipated. Happens around ovulation.
Prob ovulation pain: If you're still having regular bowel movements, is not likely constipation. If the pain is occurring around the time of ovulation, it's probably related to it. When the egg is released, sometimes some fluid or blood will spill in the pelvis, and cause pain for a few days. ...Read more
Possible: Sure its possible, but not likely related. Even men get constipated sometimes. ...Read more
I had sex yesterday &today is my 8 days cycles & I am feeling pain like ovulation, I am spinning & constapated, what's wrong with me?
Uncertain: Not sure exactly what you mean by “spinning.” If you are having problems with dizziness the consider seeing an ENT doctor or your primary care physician. Constipation can be treated with over the counter remedies. Ovulation occurs about 14 days before the menstrual cycle. Cycle day 8 would be quite early in the cycle to be ovulating. An obgyn can evaluate your pelvic pain. ...Read more
I'm trying to workout my lower ab muscles. But whenever I do I get constipated. So its either im always bloated or my stomach is 'fat'. help im 19?
This is an unusual: Combination, generally motion exercises ↓issues with constipation. Eating veggies with lots of fiber (e.g. lots of lettuce), individually adjusting doses per response over several days to find what works nearly always resolves issues with constipation. Cutting out carbs often helpful for many with IBS; suggest look up & studying "dietdoctor digestive issues" for experiences of others & ideas. ...Read more
Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. Sperm can survive for several days after you have sex. If you have unprotected sex during that time ovulation, you can get pregnant. ...Read more