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Menstrual Pain (cont.)

Menstrual Cramps Symptoms

In addition to cramps in the lower abdomen, a woman may also experience some of these symptoms with menstrual cramps:

  • Lower back pain
  • Leg pain, radiating down the legs
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Bloating
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue or malaise
  • Fainting spells (in extreme cases)

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