Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of signs and symptoms that a woman experiences a week or two before her menstrual period. Some of the symptoms include mood swings, breast tenderness, tiredness, back pain, irritability, abdominal cramps, food cravings, and depression.

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Can premenstrual syndrome make women vomit an entire day every three weeks?

Query: About every 3 weeks to every month I have one day where I throw up from the morning until night. Like every 30 min im in the bathroom throwing up and it just gets to me throwing up stomach acid because I have nothing left. Today is one of those days and I don’t know what to do to make my stoma...  Read Full »


Dr. Artur Holubka

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello! I can safely assume Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), or premenstrual tension syndrome, premenstrual illness, cyclic syndrome, - a complex cyclical symptom complex that occurs in some women in premenstrual days (2-10 days before menstruation) and characterized by psychoemotional, vegetative and me...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for missing period when the pregnancy test is negative?

Query: Hi doctor, I miss my period. It is about a week late and I am having lower back pain, headache almost every day and cramps like I am having a period. I took a test yesterday at the doctor's office but it was negative. The doctor mentioned something about hCG because I never missed a period in my li...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fact that you have missed your menses by 7 days and the urine pregnancy test is negative, indicates that you are not pregnant. But considering the fact that this is the first time, the doctor must have ordered blood-based serum beta hCG test which is again a more...  Read Full »

Can spotting be a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and got married a year ago. We are trying for a baby for the last three months. My LMP was on the 9th of last month. I never faced issues with my menstrual cycle. It is a regular 29 day cycle. We had an unprotected sex from 17th to 25th for every alternate day. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as on 10th is less than 1, then you are surely not pregnant. The symptoms are part of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) complex where stress and anxiety can often cause the scanty onset of menses. But, full flow ma...  Read Full »

Why do I have abdominal pain after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex 19 days back. My period is always regular and my expected date was in the first week the following month. I had uneasiness and fatigue by the end of last month. Left side upper abdominal pain started a week back. It comes occasionally and goes on its own. Occasionall...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms appear more of premenstrual syndrome and as you had a day of bleeding with on and off lower abdominal pain off and on. There is likelihood that your menses shall resume again in few days unless you have conceived. Urine pregnancy test is not sensitive...  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 »

Why can I not stop throwing up?

Query: Hello I have a condition when I can't stop throwing up. I've had it my whole life. When I became older my condition became more stable, but still, every time I start to feel nausea - it can be very serious Recently I came back from work and when to bed, as usual, But when I woke up I started to fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Nishant

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi . I understand your concern . But please calm down. I will help you treat your condition. I see that you are currently in the premenstrual period. So such symptoms occur during this time. Also, you mentioned stress which is not good for the gut. - First of all, I would like you to start Tablet ...  Read Full »

How should I confirm if I am pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old and trying to get conceive. After my last menstrual cycle as per doctor advice I had HCG 5000 injection for ovulation. As per the follicular study, we had intercourse for two days after ovulation. I bled little with some dark coffee brown on the 11th of the next month, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The history typically suggests an implantation bleed, but as your dark brown bleed coincides with the menstrual due date. It may have been scanty menses as well. Now, as you have done the urine pregnancy test after 7 days post missed periods and it was negative, ...  Read Full »

Am I having loose stools due to periods?

Query: Hello doctor, Loose stools that are yellowish in color. Only minor abdominal cramping that feels like a period cramp (due to having period for the past two days). Taking oral contraceptive. Abdominal cramping is not continous. Only been occuring for 24 hours.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need to know whether the loose stools are really having organic cause or just secondary to functional changes occuring with time of periods. Loose stools are said when stool volume is more than 200 ml in a day, semisolid to liquid in consistency. Mild abdominal cr...  Read Full »

What is the reason for sudden change in regular menstrual cycle at the age of 43?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old. I am having three children. Up to February, my menses cycles were at routine (monthly normally at 10-12 th of every month). My Hbp level is at 7+, but for the first time in the March I had no cycle, and in April I just had spotting. Now from the 1st May, I am having fu...  Read Full »


Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Normal age for menopause is 42 to 52 years during which menses become irregular with excessive bleeding sometimes. So in your case, you might be transiting into menopause. However, if you have excessive bleeding during menses then take tablet ...  Read Full »

Why is my period three days late and irregular?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive. My periods have been irregular for years and never come on time. I am using an application to calculate my cycle as best as I can. I should have ovulated on 7th and my period should have started on 26th, however it did not. Yesterday, when I wiped there was a stri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A delay of three days is not considered as irregularity. Also, urine home pregnancy test is not sensitive before eight days past missed menses. Please rule out any chances of pregnancy with a serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as of now. If the hCG...  Read Full »

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