Top
20
Doctor insights on: Why Is My Belly Bloating And Frequent Moodiness Before My Period

Share

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


2

2
How can I get rid of symptoms that come with my period. Moodiness, bloating, being really emotional etc?

How can I get rid of symptoms that come with my period. Moodiness, bloating, being really emotional etc?

See your doctor: You can see your physician for an evaluation of these symptoms & their pattern. You can start by keeping a log of these on a calendar, along with timing of your menstrual periods. There are "apps" available for this, as well as other online forms (just google for it). Premenstrual symptoms can range from mild (pms) to severe (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). These can be effectively treated. ...Read more

5

5
For more than 6 month having light period my belly is bloating what is the cause please thank you?

For more than 6 month having light period my belly is bloating what is the cause please thank you?

Bloating: Unless the bloating is specifically occuring only around your menstrual cycle the two things may not be related. Bloating can be caused by pms but if it happens at other times of the month it is more likely be realted to diet or digestive problems. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Occasional severe bloating, sharp pains in abdomen. Slight gas. No period due. Whats wrong?

Occasional severe bloating, sharp pains in abdomen. Slight gas. No period due. Whats wrong?

Irritable bowel: Sounds like irritable bowel syndrome, for persistent diarrhea, severe pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss or blood in your stool you should see your doctor. Otherwise you might try a probiotic such as align or a fiber suppliment to see if this will help. If your symptoms persist you should again see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Im 10 days late for my period, I have bloating on my upper abdomen, not painful but very uncomfortable. I have done tests theyhave been neg.

Im 10 days late for my period,  I have bloating on my upper abdomen, not painful but very uncomfortable. I have done tests theyhave been neg.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

8

8
Why do I have cramps start 3 d before period and continue through and 3-4 d after end? Swollen/bloating on abdomen & hips. Quite painful.

Why do I have cramps start 3 d before period and continue through and 3-4 d after end? Swollen/bloating on abdomen & hips. Quite painful.

Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Ask your obgyn to evaluate you for endometriosis. ...Read more

9

9
Negative pregnancy blood and pee test. I kind have a hard belly. I keep bloating. period is now light. stops on the 3 day. Didn't miss period. Prego?

Negative pregnancy blood and pee test. I kind have a hard belly. I keep bloating. period is now light. stops on the 3 day. Didn't miss period. Prego?

Gas?: Two negative pregnancy tests means you are not pregnant. Are you trying to get pregnant? It sounds like you are just having light periods. It sounds to me like the thing you need the most is contraception counseling and to use reliable contraception. Be responsible. ...Read more

11

11
Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Could i be preg?

Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Could i be preg?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

12

12
Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Ectopic preg?

Pinkish/brown blood one week b4 period. I have pcos. Only seen blood when i wiped & only lasted 2 days. Bloating in lower left belly. Ectopic preg?

Pregnancy test: The first step is pregnancy test. Even with an topic pregnancy the pregnancy test is still accurate. If your test is negative then this is likely just an irregular period typical of PCOS. If the test is positive then evaluation for blessing while pregnant should be done ...Read more

13

13
Since my last period I have sore breasts bloating having like feeling some kind of pressure in my lower abdomen not due for period yet it in 8 days ?

Since my last period I have sore breasts  bloating having like feeling some kind of pressure in my lower abdomen not due for period yet it in 8 days

?

R/O MASTALGIA: MASTALGIA is breast pain , MASTITIS IS BREAST INFLAMMATION. You need a full exam labs. Also mammogram and ultrasound of the area in question to define the anatomy. While waiting start VITE topical and oral. Limit caffeine in stake and switch to a gluten free diet. Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com ...Read more

15

15
Am experience pulsating in left low abdomen not pain, accompanied w. missed period, (11D), but neg HPTS

Am experience pulsating in left low abdomen not pain, accompanied w. missed period, (11D), but neg HPTS<bloating and slight cramping, is this related?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

16

16
16 not sexually active no period 3 month sharp pain in lower abdomen n back, bloating gained weight, shivers n mood swings?

16 not sexually active no period 3 month sharp pain in lower abdomen n back, bloating gained weight, shivers n mood swings?

See an OB-GYN or: even your pediatrician if you still have one. At 16, most girls have had their first period, so presumably you are saying that yours stopped for three months and that you are not pregnant. These are symptoms for a physician. who also is well-versed in hormones. ...Read more

17

17
Had brown discharge at the time of period. Extreme bloating and weight gain with huge belly over few months. Pain in legs.What could this be?mild pcos

Wt gain, leg pain: In PCOS do have weight gain and increased abdominal girth. But check for thyroid, diabetes and HCG, unless you have been having monthly periods. Leg pain may be from weight gain - parasthetica meralgia which is pain in the thighs from nerve compression due to weight or may be sciatica from weight gain but would also consider u/s or CT abodmen, if HCG negative to r/o other cause f/u/ w/ do ...Read more

20

20
Early period w/ spotting for 3 days (never happens) bloating, gurgling belly, burps, sore itchy breast & sides. Pink spotting after sex. Pregnant?

Early period w/ spotting for 3 days (never happens) bloating, gurgling belly,  burps, sore itchy breast & sides. Pink spotting after sex. Pregnant?

Get a test!: Pregnancy tests, even over-the-counter ones, are very accurate. Generally, if you conceived more than 14 days ago, the pregnancy test will be positive. There is a chance that you conceived too recently for the test to pick up the low levels of hormone in your system. If you had intercourse less than two weeks ago, then you will need to repeat the test when it has been at least two weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Caroline Cribari
342 doctors shared insights

Mood Changes (Definition)

Perhaps you are asking about severe and sudden changes in mood that do not correspond to the current situation? If so, this might indicate a ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
1 doctor shared a insight

Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more