A 24-year-old female asked:
what causes stomach pain during menstruation?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Well....: The uterus and adjacent organs are full of nerves. During your period you might have small contraction while expelling blood, this might cause discomfort
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Contractions of: the uterus as it expels the blood and irritation of nerve endings.
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 22, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.