A member asked:

Im on my 3rd day of my period and i am still cramping. i usually don't by now. also pain in my left leg and arm. almost like a cramping pain?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Unclear: For most women, cramping on day #3 of period is still normal, so not too concerned about that. Ibuprofen can help with pain. Pain in left leg and arm likely nothing to do with period, other than ^ prostaglandins assc w/ period can cause body/muscle ache. Could be strain on that side of body from sleep position? See dr. If worried.

Answered 6/25/2014

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