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Can menstrual cramps cause upper & lower abdomen pain ? Not sharp but discomfort !?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Typically not

Menstrual cramps are typically confined to the pelvis.
Yes, some women can have problems such as endometriosis that can spread beyond the pelvis, but i would associate upper abdominal discomfort with bowel related issues.

In brief: Typically not

Menstrual cramps are typically confined to the pelvis.
Yes, some women can have problems such as endometriosis that can spread beyond the pelvis, but i would associate upper abdominal discomfort with bowel related issues.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
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