Missed Or Late Menstrual Period, Muscle Cramps Or Spasms And Pain With Sexual Intercourse (Female)

Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2020

Cramps associated with menstrual or pelvic pain may be severe and may be mistaken for muscle cramps. A number of problems with the female reproductive system can cause these symptoms, including pelvic inflammatory disease, vaginitis, and ectopic pregnancy. A missed or late period is also a sign of pregnancy. If you are experiencing these symptoms or believe you may be pregnant, see the advice of a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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