Why do i have diarrhea when i get my period?

Answer The body retains excess water during the menstral cycle, which causes diarrhea, bloating, swelling, and tension. It's normal, and recommended that you drink lots of fluids to prevent dehydration.

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If your period was a lot lighter and only 2 days when it should have been 7-10 days and you have a lot of gas and diarrhea and cramping could it be a sign of pregnancy?

Answer It could be, but a stomach virus that causes the diarrhea and cramping could be making the period lighter too. Illness and stress, as well as many other things can cause a wacky period. On ... Read More »

You have just stopped taking the pill when you had intercourse you dont think you were ovulating the week after your period now you have period pains 2 wks early but no period bloated and cant stop cr?

Is it normal to have diarrhea within the first two weeks of missed period?

Diarrhea is a side effect if you have missed birth control pills or have stopped taking them for awhile.

Girls, do you sometimes have diarrhea right before and during your period?

I can definately relate to this one. I found a link that gives a little (not much) reasoning behind it.