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I have sharp stabbing pains in my lower stomach area, but my period is not due for a few weeks, why is this so?

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Dr. Nancy Durso
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In brief: May be ovulating

Ovulation usually occurs 2 weeks before your period.
The substance that causes period cramping, prostaglandin, is also needed to make the egg release from the ovary. Some women feel it every month. Some only feel it once in a while.

In brief: May be ovulating

Ovulation usually occurs 2 weeks before your period.
The substance that causes period cramping, prostaglandin, is also needed to make the egg release from the ovary. Some women feel it every month. Some only feel it once in a while.
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