Okay, the title pretty much gives it away, I'm not sure if there were any other posts like this so I just made one!I was just curious, if you have IBS, does that give you bad cramps during your period? The last couple of months I've been having severe pain when I get my period and it's horrible! I've been missing like 3 days of school because of this.I get cramps before my period begins and when I get it, I'm in SO much pain. OTC drugs do nothing for me, the pain is getting worse and lasting longer, I also sometimes get shooting pains that feel like someone's shoving a knife up my vagina then pulling it back out. I also get very sore and sensitive down there too. Oh! I almost forgot about my lower back, that hurts me too.I told my doctor about this and she said she was going to refer me to a gynecologist. Grr... I'm still waiting too. It's almost been a month! Does it really take that long to be reffered?My mom is also a bit worried if I have Endometriosis, because she was tested for it and has it. And I believe it is hereditery ( I hope I spelt that right )Anyways, if anyone maybe has any advice on how to make the pain bearable, please, I would love to know!