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Answered 2015-01-25 18:13:38

IT is not fully understood why women get diarrhea during the period, but, it is believed that is tied to cramps.
The cramps are caused by prostaglandins which are released during your period that allow the uterus to contract and the intestines also respond. Prostaglandins can also cause other pain associated with dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual periods).

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