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Why do I get painful cramp-like contractions during my period?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Cramps

The uterus makes a hormone called prostaglandin that causes the cramps.

In brief: Cramps

The uterus makes a hormone called prostaglandin that causes the cramps.
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