3 doctors weighed in:
How long does back pain before periods generally last?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It varies
It does vary from person to person.
If the discomfort is mild, you can use simple over the counter medications (unless your doctor told you not to), exercise regularly, and keep going. If your pain is severe (keeps you from your usual activities), see your gynecologist or pcp for a check-up.

In brief: It varies
It does vary from person to person.
If the discomfort is mild, you can use simple over the counter medications (unless your doctor told you not to), exercise regularly, and keep going. If your pain is severe (keeps you from your usual activities), see your gynecologist or pcp for a check-up.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Thank
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Usually until the
In brief: Usually until the
Of menstruation.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors