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Why do I get constipation always after my ovulation?

Why do I get constipation always after my ovulation?

Progesterone: Progesterone is a smooth muscle relaxer. It is only released after you ovulate. So it causes your bowels to become slower leading to some mild constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Do you get constipated before or after ovulation?

Do you get constipated before or after ovulation?

Either or neither: There is no rule: it can happen at either time, some women don't get constipated at all. Good wishes. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Constipation Bleedin: While cramping is not uncommon with constipation, vaginal bleeding is not commonly associated. It may likely be actual rectal bleeding from a hemorrhoid, but if it continues you need to seek care from a local provider ...Read more

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Does constipation happen near ovulation?

Does constipation happen near ovulation?

Possible: Some individuals may have constipation with ovulation others may have diarrhea. It just varies. ...Read more

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Is constipation associated with ovulation?

Is constipation associated with ovulation?

Ovulation: I am not an ob, but ovulation occurs at the peak of estrogen and when Progesterone starts rising, there is no information I am aware of connecting the two but anything is possible, consult your md. ...Read more

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Does ovulation cause bloat and constipation?

Does ovulation cause bloat and constipation?

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

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Constipation and uterus fluttering after ovulation?

Constipation and uterus fluttering after ovulation?

Ovulation: Constipation may be related to elevated Progesterone levels after ovulation. The uterine fluttering that you described may be related to the corpus luteum cyst formed after ovulation which may add some cramping or fullness in the pelvis. ...Read more

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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

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

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Why do I bloat, have stomach upsets and become constipated during ovulation week?

Hormonal changes: The menstrual cycle causes many hormonal changes that affect people in different ways. It is not very common to have these symptoms during ovulation. If hormones are causing it try birth control to balance things out. ...Read more

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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 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?

Too early to tell: You could be pregnant in the sense of conception between sperm and egg, but too early to tell. Unlikely that your symptoms have anything to do with presence or absence of early pregnancy. Check again if you are late for your period. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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Consipated and ovulating at the same time is this normal?

Consipated and ovulating at the same time is this normal?

Possible: Sure its possible, but not likely related. Even men get constipated sometimes. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why do I get constipated when I quit drinking?

Why do I get constipated when I quit drinking?

Dehydration?: Read more at: www. Sunnysanguinity. Com/2015/03/what-happens-when-you-quit-drinking/

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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?

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

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Do you get pains when your ovulating?

Do you get pains when your ovulating?

Some do: Ovulation discomfort is a very common issue for many women. Not all women are aware of ovulation. ...Read more

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How to get relief from constipation?

Lots of good oil: And fruits and vegs in your diet can help. Chinese medicine has a product called cholenix that is essentially rhubarb and people find it helpful. Of course you doc is a valuable resource. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get constipated while taking medimucial?

Yes: If you do not drink enough liquid while taking fiber products (any fiber, not just metamucil) then you can get constipated rather than softer stools. Increase your water intake by 2 glasses a day. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of ovulating pain?

Birth control pills: Birth control pills are one of the most common treatments for ovulation pain. Non steroidal anti- inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen are useful. Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis may be of help of that's a contributing factor. ...Read more

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Can you get a period and not ovulate?

Can you get a period and not ovulate?

Yes: Vaginal bleeding can occur during a cycle when ovulation does not happen. The uterine lining grows but cannot sustain itself therefore the lining is shed irregularly. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant before ovulation?

How to get pregnant before ovulation?

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

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Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Yes.: They will help maximize your chances to conceive by telling you when to have unprotected sex. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant the day of ovulation?

Yes: Yes u can, and u could get pregnant if you have intercourse 3 days before or 2 days after as the sperm can live for 3 days and the egg can live 2 days. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Doubtful: You could have sex once, six days before ovulation and have a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving, because the sperm can be viable and effective for that long. It is unlikely that you would conceive by having sex seven days before ovulation. ...Read more

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