... almost 22 years been having chronic period pain from 1-10 ill say a 10.My pain is soo strong that when get period have to call off work and cancel any daily activity. Have too stay in bed till I get better.worst part is when having bowel movement during menstruating I cry and scream of pain and its getting worst everytime. I get scare cause don't know what it is and am only 23 please if anybody has an idea of what it could be?. I've tried over the counter pain pills and nothing works please any ideas thanks to everyone that takes some time to answer my question. Symptoms are chronic period pain,lower back pain,pain that runs to my leg's, nauseas, pain and swollen lower abdomen