A 18-year-old female asked:
I'm currently on my period and i'm having very severe cramps on my lower abdomen that travel to my lower back. is this normal?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
May be: Dysmenorrhea is painful cramps with menstruation. It may be mild or severe. Persistent severe cramps can sometimes be associated with endometriosis, a condition where uterine lining tissue occupies other areas in the pelvis. If the cramps are recurrent and disabling, see your health care provider.
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Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
It could be severe: dysmenorrhea but you should be checked by your physician to be sure it is nothing worrisome
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A female asked:
I've been having severe cramps in my lower abdomen for 6 days after my period, is that normal?
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