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Periods And Pain

Periods And Pain

I've seen a lot of talk about pain between periods when ovulation occurs but nothing really dealing with pain during your period. I've read a few places that pain during your period has nothing to do with PCOS itself but nothing concrete. As it stands, I've never officially been diagnosed with PCOS though the doctors I've been to have always commented that it sounds like what I suffer from. I've been trying to find a way to deal with the pain and irregular (sometimes I go months without and… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

You need to get to a endocrinologist to be sure of a diagnosis.

posted almost 3 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Pain is never a symptom of PCOS. Pain with sex and during your period is most likely either adenomyosis or endometriosis. The only way to properly diagnose the two is with surgery. The treatment is excision surgery that removes the lesions from the root. Check out the Period Repair Manual by Laura Briden for more info.

posted 10 months ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Symptoms of PCOS may begin shortly after puberty, but can also develop during the later teen years and early adulthood. Because symptoms may be attributed to other causes or go unnoticed, PCOS may go undiagnosed for some time. Read more:

posted about 3 years ago
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