Many women suffer from dull, sudden, sharp or cramping pain in the lower abdomen during ovulation. Painful sensations can be located on the right or on the left, depending on where ovulation occurs. Pain can spread to the lumbar region, sacrum or groin and intensify with active physical exertion, a sharp movement, and sexual intercourse. Painful sensations may be accompanied by vaginal bleeding (spotting). In addition, some women experience weakness, nausea, and even vomiting during ovulation.
In some women, pain can accompany each ovulation, while other women can experience it from time to time. The duration of pain can vary from a few minutes to 24 hours. This is one of the features that distinguishes ovulatory syndrome from gynecological diseases (endometriosis, inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs). In this article, we gathered seven causes and treatment options for severe ovulation pain.
1. “Middle pain”
Most often, pain during ovulation...