A 24-year-old female asked:
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my period cramps are excrutiating , (i take spasm meds.)is this normal? i don't bleed heavily.

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Common but not normal. See your doctor.
Answered on Nov 30, 2012
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Period cramps: Period cramps are not unusual. However, if there is consistently pain that is excrutiation and is impacting your quality of life, that merits medical assessment.
Answered on Oct 22, 2018

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