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Why Do My Legs Ache 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
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
The week b4/wk of my period my legs ache very badly! Could this be related to my cycle of something more serious?
When I am on my period my legs ache so bad and my thighs almost completely numb. Is this normal? I can barely walk. Thanks
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
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.
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
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)?
Why do I get severe leg pain in both legs during my periods? It’s especially helped by rubbing them but I wondered why it’s when I have my period?
Prostaglandins: During your period, your uterus releases inflammatory hormones called prostaglandins. These circulate in your blood-stream and cause aching muscles--especially in the legs and back. You can suppress the release of prostaglandins by taking Ibuprofen three times a day starting 2 days prior to the onset of your period and continuing through the worst of it. ...Read more
Is it normal for my legs to ache during my 1st day of the period? (hips to feet)specially my knees hurting alot. It is happening since 4 years.
Not Normal: See a gyn doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Nerve connection: There is a major nerve complex in the pelvis that leads to the reproductive organs and your legs. (Lumbosacral complex). Endometriosis patients often complain of radiating or aching leg pain with their periods. Have a GYN MD check out your situation to be sure that isn't the case. ...Read more
Why do my legs ache after sitting in a squat position for a while? (A full squat, whilst resting for instance)
See ortho: Probably chondromalacia but get checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing severe leg pain at night. Only in my thigh. It hurts to walk when I get the leg pain. During the day I’ll limp but it won’t ache.
Leg pain at night: At your age likely related to exercise or work you do during day before. ...Read more
My legs hurt all the time especially at night what could it be? My legs ache all the time during the day and night where I feel like I have to move them all the time or they will ache. What do you think I should do?
Since: Since the cause of the leg pain has not been identified, I recommend that you get a thorough evaluation by your physician. ...Read more
Cyclist for 20yrs. Started having right leg pain Burning aching from foot tendon all the way up leg along outside shin during hard efforts only.?
Heavy mucus discharge two weeks before period, sever pain from right ovary down leg during period, back ache and always nauseous. Help?
Need to see DR: You need to see your DR, have an exam and labs done to get an accurate DX. ...Read more
When I get my period I suffer with very bad leg pain in both legs that radiates all over them - is this normal?
I always have leg pain when on my period. I can't function unless I take some pain killers. Not as bad when on pill though. What's wrong with me?
What part of leg?: If it is the buttock or thigh, it may be referred from the back, and back pain is common with periods and pregnancy. If it is below the knee, some of the nerves passing through the pelvis might be irritated; with the link to periods & pill (hormonal changes) it is possible you may have a condition called endometriosis. Check with your gynecologist. ...Read more
After my period I get leg pain That sometimes lasts a month. Is that normal? I throw up almost daily.
How old are you?: We need to know your age, too. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Put your country or state, too. Age and location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you, too! ...Read more
Can PMS cause body aches for three weeks per month? I have pain in low back and legs monthly before period and through period.
No: But spotting could occur. Left leg pain may not be related to your period ...Read more
I been having left leg pain for a short period time anyway between my toes and knee it' hurts went I bend it I'm 47 years old.
I had my period 10 days early but it only lasted 3 days when it usually lasts 5. I've been having the worst cramps and back and leg aches. Am I preg?
Prob not PB:
With the normal periods, you are prob not PG
This cycle may be just because you did not ovulate.
If the cramps and leg aches increase, or other new symptoms, then see your DR
IF the cramps and leg aches go away, wait for the next cycle.
If not normal, then see your DR ...Read more
Had period for 5 days, was lighter than normal but now cramping & light pink spotting when wipe & upper leg aches, what does this mean?
Pregnancy Test: Any time your cycle is other than normal, the 1st thing to do is take a pregnancy test & be sure if you're pregnant or not. All of the rest of the evaluation is based on the results of this test. ...Read more
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