A 25-year-old female asked:
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i have endometriosis & ibs-c. if i forget my meds, constipation seems to trigger my period, despite no periods bc of nexplanon implant. why?

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Dr. Susan Mueller
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods & IBS: Periods often can exacerbate IBS, and we're not entirely sure why, but the general thinking is the effect of hormones on bowel motility, similar to what occurs in pregnancy.
Answered on Mar 26, 2015

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