Pms

PMS or premenstrual syndrome are symptoms that a woman experiences a week or couple of weeks before the menstrual period. The symptoms experienced are breast tenderness, tiredness, acne, irritability, mood swings, etc.

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Does PMS show dizziness with stomach cramps in women?

Query: Hi, I am a female, 36 y/o. I hope you can help me with my health inquiry. I’ve been suffering from severe dizziness and stomach cramps since last night. I feel like spinning especially when I try to look down. I have a cervical spondylosis. Undergone PT a few months back and not taking any me...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq I hope your doing well. I understand that you are having PMS symptoms. Premenstrual disorders affect up to 12% of women. There are no unique physical findings or lab tests to positively diagnose premenstrual syndrome. Recommendation from guidelines are 1. Selective serotonin re...  Read Full »

I am having tender breasts and breathlessness after unprotected sex. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. I had unprotected intercourse with my fiance 20 days back. He withdrew before ejaculation, still, I took Unwanted 72 after three hours to prevent pregnancy meanwhile. Next day, I got a vaginal fungal infection for which I took Candid V6 for six days (symptoms are relie...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your cycle length is 27 days, and you had unprotected intercourse on day 8 or 9 of your cycle and that was the most fertile period of your cycle. So, do not worry, wait till your next periods. If they occur in time, then no pregnancy but in your case, the chances of ...  Read Full »

I feel terrible before periods. How to cure it naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel terrible before periods and I cannot sleep. My tummy comes out, also my breast become heavy, and I feel no hunger at all. My periods are regular but I am just tired of this thing happening to me even though my lifestyle is good. I am a vegan. Please help me. I want to cure it n...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. You are suffering from premenstrual syndrome. You have to change your lifestyle and diet. You can take M2 tone syrup for the same. Regards. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologi...  Read Full »

I have delayed period with pelvic pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing pelvic pain for the last few days everytime and my period is late for 1 week as of now. I confirmed that I am not pregnant. I have an urge to urinate more than normal. I also have small nipple pain on both the sides. Please clarify my doubt.  Read Full »


Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention how your menstrual cycles are regarding regularity, duration of bleeding, etc. Your symptoms might be due to premenstrual syndrome with Urinary tract infection. If periods are delayed for 7 days and pregnancy test is negative wait another 7 days for your ...  Read Full »

What happens to the brain during the menstrual period?

Query: Hello doctor, What would be the fascinating thing that happens to our brain during the period? And how does the brain respond to a woman's menstrual cycle?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before periods premenstrual syndrome is famous for the symptoms as due to hormonal effects, progesterone gives a feeling of fullness, heaviness, breast enlargement, mood variations, easily irritable behavior, pain, stress, anxiety, etc. But as soon periodic bleeding...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms that lead to a diagnosis of PMDD?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the symptoms that lead to a diagnosis of PMDD? Who tends to diagnose it - Is it mental health or OB/GYN? Why is this different from PMS? Why is it so underdiagnosed? (Could it possibly, maybe, perhaps be that medicine sometimes does not take 'women's issues' seriously?) Can i...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PMDD is a premenstrual dysphoric disorder which is a form of premenstrual syndrome. In 85 % of women experiencing PMS, only 5 % have PMDD. It is an actually hormonal response of body near menses. It could occur if there is depression and can lead to the suicidal effect....  Read Full »

Should I be worried about my period lasting only for two days?

Query: Hi doctor, I am sexually active. But always use protection and double check after to see if the condom broke or not in case we need to take a pill. My period is fairly regular and lasts for 7 days. This time I did experience mild PMS symptoms and stomach cramps prior to onset. My period was five day...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, a single episode of early menstruation with normal flow does not qualify for being labeled as a case of polymenorrhea. Secondly, as you have been protected during intercourse, an implantation lasting for two complete days is also unlikely. So, you are pregn...  Read Full »

Is it safe to combine 7.5 mg of regular Paxil with Paxil CR for about a week or month?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on Paxil CR 37.5 mg for 16 years. After a recent depression or OCD episode that occurred around my period, I saw a psychiatrist to see if I needed to bump up my dosage or change medicines. She prescribed me 7.5 mg of regular Paxil, not CR, to take with my 37.5 mg CR a few...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is safe to take the additional 7.5 mg of Paxil or Brisdelle along with 37.5 mg of Paxil CR, as you rightly mentioned that both are same medicines. The increase dose of Paxil or Brisdelle for short time is for managing your hot flashes, and it is just like that the do...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe premenstrual syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old female. I am married. I have two sons. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism over ten years ago and I am on medication. I am having a horrible time with pms over last few months. I used to have terrible headaches and irritability before few days of my periods. Now it h...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and I can understand your condition. First of all, I need to know whether your hypothyroidism is under control or not. Kindly upload your recent TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) report. Now we need to see whether your headache and irritabili...  Read Full »

Can the lower abdomen pain be due to ovulation?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two days, I am feeling a mild pain on my lower abdomen and having a feeling that my bowels are not getting cleared. I had my last period about two months back. My periods have become irregular since then. Last month, I got examined and was detected having a uterine fibroid...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to check for an ovulation pain or mittelschmerz is to check for LH (luteinizing hormone) surge with an ovulation kit. If the test is positive, then you are likely to ovulate or have ovulated already. The pain can also be due to submucosal fibroid. I sugge...  Read Full »

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