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Is pelvic pain and cramping the same thing, when talking about periods?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not necesarily

Pelvic pain can be cramping but cand be different as well.
A pain that is present only during periods could relate better . In the end diagnosing pelvic pain is a difficult task and requires a skilled physician to find out what is going on.

In brief: Not necesarily

Pelvic pain can be cramping but cand be different as well.
A pain that is present only during periods could relate better . In the end diagnosing pelvic pain is a difficult task and requires a skilled physician to find out what is going on.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Cramping or dysmenorrhea is more of a subset of pelvic pain or can be considered completley separate.
Many women have menstrual cramps, but few have ongoing pelvic pain issues.

In brief: No

Cramping or dysmenorrhea is more of a subset of pelvic pain or can be considered completley separate.
Many women have menstrual cramps, but few have ongoing pelvic pain issues.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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