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A 34-year-old female asked:

Why do i get mild menstrual cramps approx 5 days after my menstrual period is finished every month? does it mean i'm ovulating?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Likely: The timing and the symptoms are right. When a mature egg is expelled from the ovary at ovulation, this represents the rupture of a small cyst which can be transiently irritating.
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