Most often cramping abdominal pain, which is observed a few days after the period, is being caused either by infections or endometriosis. In the first case the inflammatory process can be located both in the vagina and higher, for example, in uterine tubes or ovaries. In the second case painful sensations can go in line with bleeding between periods, dyspareunea and infertility. Only after thorough examination the doctor can make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe relevant treatment.
A number of women in fertile age (appropriate for conception) suffer from painful periods and the so-called premenstrual syndrome. These sensations are determined with increased vulnerability of the organism to fluctuation of level of certain hormones, which is typical to menstruation and the period following it. The situation is absolutely different with dragging pain, which is experienced a few days after periods. Such a symptom can be indicative to the existence of inflammatory or nonmalignant processes in the reproductive system.