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Is diarrhea a symptom of getting your period?


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2015-01-25 18:13:38
2015-01-25 18:13:38

IT is not fully understood why women get diarrhea during the period, but, it is believed that is tied to cramps.
The cramps are caused by prostaglandins which are released during your period that allow the uterus to contract and the intestines also respond. Prostaglandins can also cause other pain associated with dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual periods).

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The cramps are quite common before, during or after the period. Diarrhea is not common. It is possible to have diarrhea concomitantly with the period, but the diarrhea oftentimes is unrelated to the period.

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diarrhea in its self is not a disease, it is a symptom of many different diseases and illnesses. It depends on which disease diarrhea is a symptom of on whether it is communicable or noncommunicable.

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Yes, Diarrhea is a symptom of a disease or illness

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Diarrhea usually isn't a pregnancy symptom. Wait till your period is due. If your faeces are still unusual for you then see your doctor.


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