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severe lower abdominal pain during period

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Normal: These sound like typical pre and menstrual symptoms. Such pain and pressure can be annoying and debilitating. If they persist and worsen bring this ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Dysmennorhea: Painful menstruating is not uncommon and occurs in many woman. I would take your Dr. to a Gynecologist who specializes in pediatric patients so she c ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Probably not: it would be very early and may be due to something else I would go to my physician and get checked
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc.. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
No: Depending on the size ovarian cysts can cause pain but are usually not dangerous; very large cysts can sometimes twist or rupture causing sudden pain ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options: There are multiple options for painful periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestre ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Helping with period: pain: try ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin), starting 1-2 days before your period every 6-8 hours. Making your period lighter is not as easy. Both issues may b ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc.. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More

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