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I had a partial hysterectomy over 4 years ago. i always have cramps a day or two before my daughters start their periods. why could this be?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Menstrual Synchrony: Menstrual synchrony, also called the McClintock effect,is the alleged process whereby women living together in close proximity experience their menstrual cycle onsets (i.e., the onset of menstruation or menses) becoming closer together. Pl see attached article for further details

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