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18 Apr 2006

pre menstrual issues
hi, i'm a 26 old female and when its that time of the month i become really bloated and rather than have pimples on my face i have them on my private part why is this so?
sometimes these come even before the period begins
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Immunity tends to be lower just before a period. This may account for the pimples. Ttry to be extra careful with hygiene at this time. Bloating is a common symptom and there isn't much you can do about it unless you go onto the Pill.

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