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after my period maybe 2 days after i normally get mild lower back pain that lasts at most ten minutes in the area or slightly inferior to where my kidneys are located. the reason why im writing is because today (2 days after my last period ended)the back pain started again and this time it was severe pain. i had to stop what i was doing and literally hunch over and press on my back. it lasted about 10 minutes. what could be the cause?
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replied November 10th, 2011
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the cause for the post-period back pain that you describe without examining you. The causes could vary from ovarian cysts, endometriosis, adenomyosis, PID, pelvic adhesions etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation and further investigations. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further examination and investigations to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on the examination findings and investigation results) would be started to help you control your symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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replied December 31st, 2012
I've this problem for years, a day or two after my period ends I have a dull nagging lower back pain only on my right side that I don't have during my actual period I'm 48 years old and I'm wondering I am premenopausing?
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