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13 Mar 2003

Really painful ovulation
When I ovulate I am generally tender and sore, however for an hour or so during each ovulation cycle, I have excruciating cramps. Is this normal?
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Yes this is normal. It is called Mittelschmertz or ovulation pain.

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