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I'm 46;for a few months i get cramping on/off, always right side, can be a week or hours before period. Would love feedback; is this normal/common?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Where is cramping?

Are you referring to cramping in right arm, right leg, right side of chest, abdomen, pelvis? If it occurred in pelvis 2wks prior to menses, it might be mittelschmerz or ovulatory pain.
Could be a (kidney) stone if right flank. Ovarian torsion would be in pelvis. Lots of reasons or possible causes. Need to go see your family doctor for an evaluation. Good luck!

In brief: Where is cramping?

Are you referring to cramping in right arm, right leg, right side of chest, abdomen, pelvis? If it occurred in pelvis 2wks prior to menses, it might be mittelschmerz or ovulatory pain.
Could be a (kidney) stone if right flank. Ovarian torsion would be in pelvis. Lots of reasons or possible causes. Need to go see your family doctor for an evaluation. Good luck!
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