Ask now
Rated 4.714285714285714/5 based on 5 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Why Does My Back Hurt Before My Period

Share
1

1
Before/during my period, I get really bad cramps where it hurts to move, lower back pain, emotional and moody, and it's really heavy.

Before/during my period, I get really bad cramps where it hurts to move, lower back pain, emotional and moody, and it's really heavy.

PMD: ? from 21 yo about Pre-Menstrual Disorder. The symptoms are particularly severe in females w. Hypermobility Syndrome (genetic) wherein hormone Relaxin, secreted by ovaries at this time, further loosens ligaments. Transversus abdominis painful muscle spasm attempts to stabilize pelvis. Cannabis & yoga can help. Avoid Gynecologists speculating about a theoretical disease they call "endometriosis". ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
2,666 doctors shared insights

Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more

Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
Lower back pain, i'm 41 year old femaile with lower back pain, i never had back pain it hurts when i try to stand up after sitting down for a period of time

Lower back pain, i'm 41 year old femaile with lower back pain, i never had back pain it hurts when i try to stand up after sitting down for a period of time

Different causes: If the pain doesn't go down your legs then it is unlikely to be a disc related problem. Other possibilities include facet joint arthritis, the beginning of spinal stenosis or arthritis due to other causes. If the pain gets worse, is associated with fever or chills, vision changes you need some intensive testing. If not consider some otc analgesics like aleve. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Stretch your muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Breathe into the area of pain
Once
Visualize the area in spasm relaxing
Once
Take supplements that support your joints
Daily
4

4
Period 3 days late , when I lay down or prop up my sides hurt and I have lower back pain. What is is and what can I do to help it. ?

Period 3 days late , when I lay down or prop up my sides hurt and I have lower back pain. What is is and what can I do to help it. ?

Pregnancy test: I am unaware of how regular your periods are, but pregnancy is always a likely answer. it all depends on your cycle and exposure to sex. Usually I would do the test 1-2 weeks after a missed period, but you can do it now if you feel that you are pregnant. The back pain can be treated with tylenol, ibuprofen, while you wait, but it is always best not to take anything if you think pregnancy ...Read more

5

5
I am a 47 year old female with extreme back pain. Hurts to walk and bend over. Missed a period. Is this normal?

I am a 47 year old female with extreme back pain. Hurts to walk and bend over. Missed a period. Is this normal?

See doctor: You have enough going on that may or may not be connected that i would go see your primary care physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
Once
Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
Daily
Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
Daily
Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
Once
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
If the condom broke july 30th and her period starts the 6th of august. Will her next one be missed? She had cramps and her back hurt yesterday.

If the condom broke july 30th and her period starts the 6th of august.  Will her next one be missed? She had cramps and her back hurt yesterday.

Misinformed?: She is not pregnant. Period. Having a period on time and expected means she did not get pregnant. Having sex just before menstruation is not risky for pregnancy . One gets pregnant at ovulation. Much earlier in the cycle. Her current symptoms do not in any way represent pregnancy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Lower back pain solutions. Hurts to touch toes or stand up after long period of time.?

Lower back pain solutions. Hurts to touch toes or stand up after long period of time.?

Muscular likely: You describe a very common and annoying type of low back problem, one that affects millions of people in this country. Female patients, the younger patient should be seen and examined for rheumatologist conditions but on average this is muscular type straining, considering lack o urinary, bowel and midline spine pain. Gentle stretching, cool compresses and tylenol and or advil should help resolve. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Get evaluated by a spine specialist
Once
Walk regularly
30 Min, 3x week, forever
Avoid smoking
Once
Perform gentle back exercises (examples at www.TheRehabZone.com)
20 Min, 3x week, forever

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
1 doctor shared a insight

Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook