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A 37-year-old member asked:

when walking, i sometimes get a very sharp stabbing pain in my lower back. could my period be the cause?

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Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Most likely not: Lower back pain when walking is most likely related to muscle spasms, issues with your spine and bones, or nerve issues. However, if the pain only occurs during your period, it could be related. If it continues, an evaluation and exam by a doctor is recommended

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