I had a very painful period that lasted for four days, worst cramps ever...then it seemed to settle and went onto have light red spotting with milder cramps and now it has turned to brown spotting with mild cramps...it's been going on for over two weeks now...I feel tired and run down at times then get a little engergy back and then it's back to run down and tired again...I am 48yrs old...I am not on brith control and had my tubes tied 12yrs ago
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The persistence of abdominal cramps and menstrual symptoms could suggest possibility of endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, adenomyosis, PID, uterine fibroids, etc. It is difficult to comment on the cause for the symptoms that you describe without examining you. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as needed (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you. Consider being in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
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