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Do some women get joint pains around the time of their periods?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Yes: I have definitely noticed this in some of my patients. There are estrogen receptors in just about every tissue in the body. I do not know the mechanism for this but it has been something that I have observed over the years.

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