What is the reason for painful irregular periods?

You should seek the advice of a specialist to have a full gynecological evaluation. You may have fibroids or another underlying condition which is causing the excessive bleeding and pain. There may also be drug therapies to help alleviate both of those symptoms and improve your quality of daily life.

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