7 doctors weighed in:

Is joint pain a symptom of your period?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Breast swelling and tenderness.
Bloating, water retention, weight gain.Changes in bowel habits, .Acne. Nipple discharge, food cravings, especially for sweet or salty foods.Sleep changes.Fatigue, lack of energy.Decreased sexual desire.Pain. Common complaints include headaches or migraines, breast tenderness, aching muscles and joints, or cramps and low back pain prior to menstrual bleeding.Thanks.

In brief: Yes

Breast swelling and tenderness.
Bloating, water retention, weight gain.Changes in bowel habits, .Acne. Nipple discharge, food cravings, especially for sweet or salty foods.Sleep changes.Fatigue, lack of energy.Decreased sexual desire.Pain. Common complaints include headaches or migraines, breast tenderness, aching muscles and joints, or cramps and low back pain prior to menstrual bleeding.Thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: It can be.

Joints can become painful due to the increase in fluid when a women is premenstral.
This usually dissipates after the ending of the menses (period).

In brief: It can be.

Joints can become painful due to the increase in fluid when a women is premenstral.
This usually dissipates after the ending of the menses (period).
Dr. Steven Arbit
Dr. Steven Arbit
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors