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What causes severe menstrual cramps?

I am 18 and For the past 4 months my period symptoms and pain has been compared to labor pains from a specialist i went to and before i had never had symptoms at from it and been trying to get pregnant for 4 months but all the test are negative and i have been getting my period every month and they have always been irregular and they still are but with very cringing pain symptoms along with it for 4 months. So is it possible i could still be pregnant.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
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Oncologist 's  Response
Hi,

Menstrual-type cramps can be caused by conditions of the reproductive tract, such as the following: Endometriosis -- uterine tissue that appears outside the uterus. Fibroids and adenomyosis -- noncancerous (benign) growths in the uterus. Infections in the reproductive organs.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Monish De,
Oncologist
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