Ovulation Pain

Ovulation pain is otherwise known as mittelschmerz. This pain is usually felt in the lower abdomen on the side of the ovary that releases an egg to fertilize. Ovulation usually occurs during the middle of the menstrual cycle (14th day) in women, and the pain is associated with it. If the pain is severe, pain medications can help.

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What could be the reason for period symptoms in 20 days of normal cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, We are trying for a baby for three months. I have been facing a couple of issues. I feel the symptoms of periods within 18 to 20 days of my previous cycle. My regular cycle was between 25 to 28 days before. I was taking Folvite (Folic acid tablet) but started using iron tablets for two m...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The feeling of symptoms like periods but not actually having bleeding could be due to ovulation pain, what is called in medical terms is Mittelschmerz's pain. If your cycles are ovulatory, all the more good. Try for conception in the middle of your cycle days, say in ...  Read Full »

Having pain in left ovary, and it increases during exercise. Is it ovarian cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 years old female, and I have had three c-sections and normal regular periods. My menstrual cycle three months back was short and lighter, and I ovulated about a week early. I noticed some pain, which almost reminded me of implantation pain. This continued on and off with pain an...  Read Full »

Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After undergoing three cesarean sections, it is quite possible to haveintra-abdominal adhesions. Which may give rise to intermittent pain associated with the bowel movements. The pain that you experienced could be mid cycle ovulation pain.As you have undergone transvagin...  Read Full »

Can pelvic pains with migraines or back pain be a sign of ovulating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42 year old female, and I was diagnosed with POF, a year after I had my first child. I took HRT for about two years, and I gave up all hopes of conceiving. However, from the past 6 to 7 months, I am having pelvic pains with migraines and back pains for 3 to 4 days. Sometimes, it la...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have cyclical pain, then the chances are that you are ovulating, but then you would have menstruation. The most likely possibility is of ovarian cyst or chocolate cyst. You should get an ultrasound examination of the pelvis, to exclude ovarian cysts. Fo...  Read Full »

Why do I get abdominal pain on the first and ninth day of my period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting abdominal pain twice every month. Once during the first day of my period, and then in the middle lower abdomen (where the uterus is) on the 9th day of my period. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many individuals experience such pain. The period day pain is dysmenorrhoea (pain due to menses). The mid-cycle pain is ovulation pain called as Mittelschmerz in our term, due to the release of the egg. This usually indicates the ovulatory cycle.  Read Full »

What are the causes for mild bloody discharge between menstrual cycles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a bit concerned about some discharge I am having recently. I first had a bloody or mucus discharge five days after ovulation, and now after two days. I have very dull cramps in my right lower abdomen and once again the same discharge, twice this evening. I only sometimes have a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly, I request you to adopt some other method of birth control as the natural method is not a very reliable method of birth control. Even the precum has a certain sperm quantity, which can lead to pr...  Read Full »

What is mittelschmerz syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having very light spotting for two days, and today I spotted a blood clot. It was dark red. I have been exercising intensely for three days. Can that be the reason? Or is it something serious? Previously I have noticed such symptoms whenever I start heavy exercise like runnin...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Slight spotting or bleeding seen around 14 days of your cycle is due to ovulation. This is called mittelschmerz syndrome. Spotting or bleeding with or without pain occurs before ovulation (release of ovum or egg from the ovary). This is due to...  Read Full »

Is hysterectomy the only treatment option for endometriosis?

Query: Hello doctor, Do I have to get a hysterectomy if I have severe endometriosis and not debilitating pain? I am suspected of endometriosis. I have uncomfortable ovulation pain recently and started having pain in the left ovary. Pain goes down to the leg every now and then, and I also get pain in the t...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate the details you shared, but before making any comment, I request you to share your reports for my better assessment. Also, when is your lap appointment? If you have any other details, please share with me, like how many days you are having this problem? ...  Read Full »

What can I do to prevent pregnancy after sex on day 15 of the cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 161 cm and 78 kg and taking Crestor. I had intercourse on the night of my 15th day of the cycle using the withdrawal method, and the next day early morning (day 16 of the cycle), I felt the ovulation pain. I took four pills of Zahra (same contains as Yasmin) 12 hours after interco...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had followed the withdrawal method. Secondly, you had taken emergency pills within 12 hours. You had taken maximum precautions, which we can do. Further, do take precautions of having safe intercourse during this cycle also. You had felt ovulation pain, but it is no...  Read Full »

Why do I get intense pelvic pain in the middle of my cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. And about five or six times in the past year, I have experienced intense, nauseating pain that I can only guess is ovarian, but I cannot find anything on the internet to really pinpoint it. It alternates sides, lasts for a couple of hours, and is always between days ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain you have been experiencing is most likely the ovulatory pain, typical to occur in the midcycle when one has regular cycles of 28-30 days, or if you have you menstrual periods of varying dates, you can observe that exactly 14 days prior to the menstrual perio...  Read Full »

Is cramping after intercourse a positive sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am planning my second baby. We had unprotected sex. My last month periods were twelve days before that. Two days after the intercourse, I got cramps. I visited the doctor, and she said you are ovulating. Still, some cramps are there, and there is a white watery discharge. My periods...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is true that you should have some pain while you are ovulating. But ovulation pain mostly lasts for four to five hours only. If it is from seven to eight days, then it can be due to some other reason like acidity or stomach infection, which leads to some cramps. W...  Read Full »

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