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Kirksville, MO
A 19-year-old female asked:

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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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.
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