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Elwood, IL
A 19-year-old female asked:

I just started my period and i started having really bad pelvic cramps and the urge to poop. i'm still having cramps. is this my period or ibs?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Could be either: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation.
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