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A 21-year-old female asked:

Today i have been experiencing mild pulls in my lower middle abdomen. what could this be? does not feel like menstrual cramps.

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 15 years experience
IBS or muscle pull: Cramps in a young person can be a feature of irritable bowel if no other alarm symptoms are present (I.e., bloody stools, weight loss). It can also be abdominal wall muscle strain if certain positions make the pain worse.

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Last updated Mar 29, 2018

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