While menstruating, many people have pains that can be felt over a wide area. However, not all pain symptoms are typical, and these should be monitored.
During menstruation, the lining of the uterus is shed through the vagina as menstrual flow. Sometimes, menstrual flow can be disturbed in some way, such as abnormally heavy periods, breakthrough bleeding, or a prolonged or absent menstrual cycle.
Possible causes of symptoms
There can be many different causes of atypical gynaecological symptoms. Symptoms can be caused by conditions such as endometriosis, adenomyosis, PCOS, and vulvodynia.
When sex hurts
There are many different ways to have sex, but if you experience pain during intercourse, masturbation, or orgasms, it is important to find out what is causing the pain.
Other atypical symptoms
In addition to various pains and flow disturbances, there are a host of other gynaecological symptoms to watch out for.