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A 37-year-old female asked:

felt dull pain on back left side coming around to left side. got period in am. it's normal. i'm passing tissue which happens on day one. why the pain?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Go see ur PCP and: Gyn and get checked for problems with ur, uterus, ovaries, kidney, spine , etc. The tissue could just be blood clot or endometrial tissues that's part of ur menses or it could be a placental tissue, perhaps not knowing that u were pregnant.Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=289 http://www.Ask.Com/question/what-does-miscarriage-tissue-look-like.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Menstrual pain?: If i understand your question, you might be describing a condition called "mittleschmerz" (if i've spelled this correctly). It occurs when the egg is released from the ovary, the contents around the egg which are also released can causing back pain.

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