A 19-year-old female asked:
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is there association between lower abdomen distention and menstruation during menstrual flow? also between menstruation and bowel disturbance?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Menstruation: Many women experience bloating with menstruation or before it. For some women stools are looser and more frequent.
Answered on May 3, 2017
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