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A 24-year-old female asked:

out of 6 period days,have bad cramps&vomiting on day2.once the pain gets bad i take advil or tylenol which work well for me.could it be endometriosis?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Endometriosis: Serious pain and nausea/vomiting/diarrhea are usual components of periods with endometriosis. You should consider oral bcp to reduce the pain, etc, and prevent potential infertility, which is very frequent with endometriosis. Even if you are not sexually active at present, the oral bcp will abbreviate the occurrence of endometriosis, and your periods will be much less painful.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2017

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