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Why do I have body aches and severe leg pain during my period?

Why do I have body aches and severe leg pain during my period?

Consult with PCP or: A ob/gyn doc for the correct answer, as they could have it investigated to come to a dx. ...Read more

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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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The week b4/wk of my period my legs ache very badly! Could this be related to my cycle of something more serious?

The week b4/wk of my period my legs ache very badly! Could this be related to my cycle of something more serious?

LEG PAIN: Yes, likely related to your period. Best bet is to touch base with your PCP or gynecologist. Muscle soreness is a well established component of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS). ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache a lot of the time when sitting or standing for long periods?

Cardiologist: The lower leg is considered the 2nd heart of the body due to the valves in the blood vessels. Without proper blood flow pain can result in the leg and feet. Go to your cardiologist doctor and have them check you lower leg blood flow and valves. ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache when sitting or lying still for long periods. I gets better with movement or tensing muscles. My feet get very cold if relevant.

Why do my legs ache when sitting or lying still for long periods. I gets better with movement or tensing muscles. My feet get very cold if relevant.

Common problem: This is a common problem which is most often caused from nerve compression by staying in this position for long time. It is unlikely that a 2o year old person would have a blood flow problem. ...Read more

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Before ten days to my periods, I have a pain in my breasts and I have a leg pain also, and above all while periods, I have ahead ache also, is it normal?

Before ten days to my periods, I have a pain in my breasts and I have a leg pain also, and above all while periods, I have ahead ache also, is it normal?

Estrogen dominance: These symptoms have been described by other women but what it tells me is that you have peri-menopause or estrogen dominance. The main cause of this is when your period is coming your Progesterone level drops so that your estrogen has a greater effect. More estrogen causes headaches and breast tenderness. You can check your blood Estradiol and Progesterone and supplement Progesterone if needed. ...Read more

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Had 2 periods of leg pain/sore muscles, then stopped. Crazy thing each time my height increased inch or two. What could've caused that (I'm over 35)?

Had 2 periods of leg pain/sore muscles, then stopped. Crazy thing each time my height increased inch or two. What could've caused that (I'm over 35)?

Miracle: i have never heard of anybody gaining height after puberty unless you keep changing your shoes every time you measure your height so if what you said is true it is a growing pain see a doctor and get measured and examined so you will be advised what to do good luck ...Read more

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I have been experiencing aching in my left leg it is often worse during and after my period, there is no swelling bruising of change in colour?

I have been experiencing aching in my left leg it is often worse during and after my period, there is no swelling bruising of change in colour?

Leg Pain and Menses : You might want to read http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5483807_causes-pain-legs-during-menstruation.Html. Thigh and leg pain is not uncommon during the pre menstrual and menstrual phases of your cycle, and as long as the pain seems to be linked to your period, i would not be concerned. Some pms otc drugs you can buy at the pharmacy purport to alleviate this and other pre- menstrual side effects. ...Read more

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Legs/arms weak and ankles sore week leading up to and during my period? Is this related and/or normal?

Legs/arms weak and ankles sore week leading up to and during my period? Is this related and/or normal?

Different: everyone ha different symptoms premenstrual and menstrual. Pelvic congestion is associated with feeling heavy and pressure in the pelvic area. The hormones like progesterone that are high premenstrual can cause heaviness in the legs and weakness. Everyone does differently. As long as it resolves with period, you are fine. ...Read more

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