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01 Sep 2007

Painful when ovulating?
I stopped using the pill almost 2 monts ago and trying to get pregnant. Nothing as yet but very painful around day 10 for a few days. Used to have the same problem as a teeager and the doctor said it was Mittelschmerz. Is it normal and why is ovulation painful?
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

It sounds normal. The egg is released with some fluid which can irritate the lining of the abdomen, hence the pain.

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