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A 22-year-old female asked:

Dr i am a 22 years old female, i suffer from extreme period cramps, lately it has gotten worse. i have excessive hair growth under my chin and on my stomach. i have never been diagnosed with any condition regarding my female parts. should i see a doc?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can examine: No woman should be having "extreme" menstrual period cramps without seeing a doctor. Primary care doctors usually ask each woman patient at every check-up whether or not she is having abdominal pains, menstrual cramps, or pelvic pains. There are treatable conditions that cause "extreme" cramps. Patients need not suffer so much.
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Last updated Nov 4, 2019

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