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A 20-year-old female asked:

I start my period on the 23rd. iv'e been having cramps for like a week now and my lower abdomen has tightened any reason why?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dysmenorrhea.: Cramps before menses (prostoglandin released from endometrium), goes away with onset of menses.. Try Motrin 2-3 times a day.

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