A 29-year-old member asked:

What is the cause of severely painful menstrual periods in women with that problem?

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Dr. Christopher Duggar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Irritated uterus: I would say that the most common cause of painful menses is an irritated uterus that spasms...This can be secondary to getting older; to a thickening called adenomyosis; or to other pathology. I would always reccomend follow-up with your gyn and see if he reccomended meds and or surgery like laparoscopy.
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