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A 35-year-old female asked:

Period ended on the 15th spotted on the 20th and have been having period like cramps every day since the 19th. what could be the cause? never happened before with cramping.)

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Dr. Dylan Mezey
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Summary: First of all, make sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant and still have lower abdominal cramps, the underlying causes are very broad. If symptoms persist you could benefit from evaluation by a physician. Broad categories could include ovarian cysts, ovarian torsion, cystitis, cervicitis, appendicits, etc...Again the list is too long and a consultation could help differentiate causes.

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