A 23-year-old female asked:
Shooting anal pain during period only lasts minutes and its not during bowel movement. it doesnt happen in every cycle. could this be endometriosis?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Could be: Endometriosis can cause a variety of odd symptoms. Do a symptom calendar and track them with your menstrual cycles. Bring the calendar in for review by your Obgyn who can help work with you to determine the next steps in evaluation
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