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Severe abdominal pain while on period?
Ok,  I posted a question a week ago about my regular periods becoming irregular.  We'll,  I went to planned parenthood 'cause I have no regular doctor and she said it' s *normal* for changes to occur.  

We'll,  I started my period yesterday and today the flow is heavier than what I had been used to but I once had heavy periods when I first started.  But with the heavy bleeding now,  my abdomen feels sore.  Like,  beyond normal sore.  The best way I can describe it is it feels like a giant balloon stretched across my entire lower abdomen, fully blown up.  

Ibuprofen doesn't work (my go to for cramps) and if I do any bending it just hurts more.  Even walking is extremely uncomfortable.  

All I can do is lay in bed because it has not let up at all.  Yesterday it was just an annoyance but today it's a big problem.  This has been happening for a couple months now but everyone just says it's normal but it isn't *my* normal.  

Thanks for any help!
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Hello,
Painful periods also called dysmenorrhea can be due to pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids, endometriosis (abnormality of lining of uterus), pelvic tumors, and intra uterine device (like copper-T) etc. You should consult gynecologist for internal examination and other test needed to detect it's cause.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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