Maple Valley, WA
A 26-year-old female asked:

I am 6 days late on my period. have suddenly gotten severe lower back pain along with stomach pain. yes sexually active. no birth control. any ideas.

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Period coming: It is possible that your period is coming, and often with a late period the bleeding and cramping is worse than usual. The pain may be from the period coming . It is also possible you have a cyst on an ovary. Pregnancy is possible so you might want to check a pregnancy test. If positive you might have a tubal pregnancy so get it checked.
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