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Is this normal?

Unread postby Supernatural » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:23 pm

Im having cramping 5 days after my period ended. The cramping is in my lower stomach/uturus and also in my left ovary and also in my lower sides.

According to my period app im predicted to ovulate in 9 days.

Im just worried where im cramping 5 days AFTER my period has ended. I also cramped a little yesterday and I think the day before. So the cramping has been here since 2 or so days after my period ended. But it seems a little more stronger today.

Is this normal?

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Re: Is this normal?

Unread postby Mo » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:46 pm

Sometimes cramps can happen at points in your cycle when you don't expect them, so while it sounds like this may be unusual for you, it isn't necessarily a sign of a problem. My suggestion is that you make a note of how long this lasts and how intense the pain is; if you find that you're having cramps that are unusually severe based on how they normally feel for you, or if this stretch of cramping lasts for several more days without a break, you may want to check in with a healthcare provider to make sure there isn't anything else going on. Unless you're noticing either of those things though (very intense pain or extended cramps at a time you don't usually experience them), I don't think this is necessarily a sign of a problem; it may just be a case of bodies doing unexpected things sometimes.
In the meantime, we do have an article with some suggestions about how to deal with cramps if they're feeling pretty painful: Stamp Out Cramps!.

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