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Why My Armpit Hurts During My Period
Pain can radiate: anywhere during your period. I usually recommend starting ibuprofen (2) three times a day starting 1 or 2 days before you think you start your cycle. Get ahead of the pain. this will help for most women. Also, getting on birth control pills can help decrease your pain and your flow. ...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
Glands: The breast contain glands that swell depending on the time of the cycle. Sometimes those glands can vary in each breast, so each breast may vary. ...Read more
Hormones: Your period is essentially the shedding of the uterine lining that was built up by hormones to receive a fertilized egg, (ie baby). The tenderness you are feeling is the hormones that build up the uterine lining having the same effect on building up you breast glands to be able to provide milk for that baby. If no egg is fertilized, the process stops. If you are pregnant they keep growing. ...Read more
Pain transmission: The most common issue of pms is fatigue which can lower the stress threhold making discomfort more prominant. The pain distribution would be helpful. Most of the deep nerves run along the back of the legs but some come thru the front. U could have an enlarged urterus affecting the nerves but that is difficult to say without exam. Try 2 aleve (naproxen) 2xper dat 5 days period to the period if ok 4 u. ...Read more
I have vagina pains during my period along with breast,arm, burning and paining n my behind hurts?
See a GYN MD: There are too many symptoms to clarify a reason without an examination. ...Read more
Ouch!: Prostaglandins are the pain transmitter that typically cause these types of symptoms. As our period subsides, these symptoms typically get better. Some periods, as you know, are more painful than others, though. Birth control pills help to diminish as does ibuprofen, as it is an anti-prostaglandin. Good luck! ...Read more
Suppose to take my Depo-Provera shot in july but I stop. In august my period for three days. My nipples hurt when touch and my abdomen hurts. What'going on?
My overies swell (NOT BELLY) before and during my period, i get really bad pain and i can feel where in my overy it hurts. What could it be?
Ovaries: it may be due to you ovulating I would see your physician he may be able to control this with some hormones ...Read more
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