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A 26-year-old female asked:

ive been having sharp mild pains on both sides of my pelvic/lower abdominal area. they occur on each side on different times for a prolonged period. what could it be.? my periods have also been irregular for the past 3 months

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Evaluation : for ovarian cyst, or endometriosis, could be causing the pain. Irregular ovulation could be causing period problems. Insulin resistance/polycystic ovarian syndrome, could be the source of ovulation issues.

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Last updated May 23, 2020

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