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Why im I getting bad headaches and cramping and im not on my period?

Why im I getting bad headaches and cramping and im not on my period?

See your doctor.: The headaches have many different causes and should be evaluated sooner rather than later. The cramping should be evaluated by your gynecologist. I would recommend a pelvic exam and ultrasound to start. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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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I get really bad headaches and migraines when i'm on my period, so bad to the point that I have to go to sleep to relieve the pain. Is this normal?

I get really bad headaches and migraines when i'm on my period, so bad to the point that I have to go to sleep to relieve the pain. Is this normal?

It is common: Seemingly you are experiencing menstrual migraines which can be quite intense for some. There are preventive treatment so that these attacks don't don't come, and if they do, they tend to be milder and easier to control. Once full-blown, menstrual migraine is not very responsive to medication, and thus needs time/sleep. Consult your doc or a neurologist to help you take control of this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get such bad headaches during my period?

Why do I get such bad headaches during my period?

Hormones: Hormonal changes are an important factor for migraine headaches. Migraines often become worse during menses. Some people have other kinds of headaches during their menses. ...Read more

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I am 10 days late on my period i hade unprotected sex march 25 and still havnt came on my period and i get these bad headaches a I am 10 days late on my period i hade unprotected sex march 25 and still havnt came on my period and i get these bad headaches

I am 10 days late on my period i hade unprotected sex march 25 and still havnt came on my period and i get these bad headaches a I am 10 days late on my period i hade unprotected sex march 25 and still havnt came on my period and i get these bad headaches

Check : Check a pregnancy test first. If you are not pregnant, then you may be having an irregular period because you didn't ovulate this month. (many women won't ovulate one month each year.) if your periods remain irregular several months in a row, then you should see a gynecologist. For answers to more of your obstetrics and gynecology questions, check out our websites at: www.Uwmedicine.Org\gynecology www.Uwmedicine.Org\obstetrics the patient “articles” and “patient forms and handouts” have some very useful educational material. You can also follow me on twitter: @uwdrwaldorf. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 2 days after last period end. took BC two days later with new pack, had normal period last week Now tired, bad headaches,cramps. Preg?

Unprotected sex 2 days after last period end. took BC two days later with new pack, had normal period last week Now tired, bad headaches,cramps. Preg?

Unlikely: If you had a period since last episode of sex, you are not pregnant. You may do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad headaches & feeling naseus & im one day late on my period why do I feel like this ?

I've been having really bad headaches & feeling naseus & im one day late on my period why do I feel like this ?

Take a test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I had my period last week . But I am having cramps like i'm going to get my period again and i've been having headaches constantly and pink discharge?

I had my period last week . But I am having cramps like i'm going to get my period again and i've been having headaches constantly and pink discharge?

Infection: Cramping comes with infection, irruption, or trauma. Headaches are a common symptom of infection or dehydration or fever. Discharge can represent infection or irritation in conditions such as cervicitis. The most common scenario here would be a bladder infection or a cervix irritation. You may consider getting to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Bad headaches while on my period.

Bad headaches while on my period.

Estrogen withdrawal: As women move into their 40s, hormonal changes can begin to cause headaches due to low estrogen levels during the period. As long as there is no aura with them (visual loss, numbness...) it may be possible to prevent them by adding a form of estrogen during the period days. ...Read more

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Having bad headaches for 3 days continiously on the last days of my period almost every month. Why?

Having  bad headaches for 3 days continiously on the last days of my period almost every month. Why?

Menstrual migraine: There is such a concept of menstrual migraine. Best suggestion is to talk to your doctor to see if you can take a long acting triptan medication during your period to offset the symptoms. ...Read more

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I am 6 days took a test tpday and its neg. And i'm havig cramps as if ill get my period, frequent urination and headache .Could i still be pregnant ?

I am 6 days took a test tpday and its neg. And i'm havig  cramps as if ill get my period, frequent urination and headache .Could i still be pregnant ?

Yes: Ept (from the pharmacy) kits are quite accurate but not 100%. Try repeating the test if you want or go to your doctor for a blood test. ...Read more

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My period this month is really bad, I'm experiencing stomach cramps, body ackes, headaches, diarrhoea, fluctuating temperature and stomachaches?

My period this month is really bad, I'm experiencing stomach cramps, body ackes, headaches, diarrhoea, fluctuating temperature and stomachaches?

Try medications: Try taking some OTC medications like midol, advil or tylenol (acetaminophen). Some months can be worse than others. If this continues more than 3 days then I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 11 days late and II still haven't had my period II only cramp, get dizzy , and hce slight headaches what's going on.? Ccould it be pregnancy..

I'm 11 days late and II still haven't had my period II only cramp, get dizzy , and hce slight headaches what's going on.? Ccould it be pregnancy..

Yes: It could be a normal pregnancy or a complicated pregnancy (ectopic, etc). It could also represent the onset of premature menopause or an ovarian cyst. If the problem persists, you need a proper evaluation with a doctor to see what is going on. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm supposed to have my period today but i didn't bleed but I have very bad cramps, headaches, and stomach aches. Should i be worried?

I'm supposed to have my period today but i didn't bleed but I have very bad cramps, headaches, and stomach aches. Should i be worried?

Don't worry.: Take a pain reliever like Motrin or alleve, for the camps and headache. If your period is unusually late and there is a chance of pregnancy, do an over the counter pregnancy test, . ...Read more

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My period this month is really bad, I'm experiencing bad cramps, body ackes, stomachaches, muscle pain, diarrhoea, headaches, fluctuating temperat?

My period this month is really bad, I'm experiencing bad cramps, body ackes, stomachaches, muscle pain, diarrhoea, headaches, fluctuating  temperat?

Sounds like: You not only have your period but are sick with a virus at the same unfortunate time. Rest, drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated, take paracetamol or ibuprofen . Avoid mild while having diarrhea and follow the brat doer, bananas rice applesauce tea and toast. As those foods are binding and help the diarrhea . Feel better soon! ...Read more

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Cramps, vagina pain, side pain, headache but just my period last week. Is it normal to get PMS symptoms after a period? I've never had this before.

Cramps, vagina pain, side pain, headache but just my period last week. Is it normal to get PMS symptoms after a period? I've never had this before.

Likely you need to: get examined by family practitioner or GYN specialist to make sure that you don't have a vaginal infection of some sort. UTI can also feel that way. If the pain continues esp with fever, blisters or rash near the vagina, see a healthcare provider sooner than later for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My breasts have been really sore for almost 2 weeks now. The last two days I've felt then to be really full feeling and both have hard spots on them. My period isn't due for another 6 days. I am really cranky, have bad headaches, tired and the list goes o

My breasts have been really sore for almost 2 weeks now. The last two days I've felt then to be really full feeling and both have hard spots on them. My period isn't due for another 6 days. I am really cranky, have bad headaches, tired and the list goes o

Do pregnancy test.: If you had unprotected sex without using a reliable form of birth control then you could be pregnant. Home pregnancy tests, properly performed, are very reliable, are inexpensive and readily available. If you are concerned about pregnancy, do a home pregnancy test, if it is negative and still no period, repeat test in 7 days. Drink lots of water and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for your headache. ...Read more

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I had my period last Month on the 17th. I have had bad headaches. twitching. cramps and no period. could I be pregnant?

I had my period last Month on the 17th. I have had bad headaches. twitching. cramps and no period. could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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