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burning menstrual cramps

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
37 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety can do it: I suspect your cramps are gastrointestinal and not menstrual since the digestive system is controlled both by the autonomic nervous system that contro ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Panic: Desensitization thru meditating, plus breathing exercises, should bring relief. Refer to my posts on panic attacks and breathing exercises.
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Dr. Muhammad Munir
26 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: If you are in good health and no medical issues it can be just panic attacks and anxiety the burning an menstrual cramps can be a sign of UTI or other ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual cramps: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugo Ribot
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prostaglandins: During the period, a physiologic process occurs which leads to the sloughing (shedding) of the inner lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Prostaglandins: When you do not become pregnant, you do not need the lining of your uterus that month. A substance in the body, called prostaglandins, causes the uter ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysmenorrhea: Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) can be initially treated with over the counter medications like advil, motrin, midol and ibuprofen. The key is to star ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
NSAIDS: The non steroidal anti inflammatory disorder medications are common first line medications for menstrual cramps. Ibuprofen or Naproxen sodium are avai ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Dysmenorrhea. : Dysmenorrhea.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysmenorrhea: The causes are the same whether you are a virgin or not, although infection is less likely. Range from unknown to anatomical such as cervical problem, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Dysmenorrhea: Several reasons- retroverted uterus, poly cystic ovaries, endometriosis.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Some may...: Many people use herbal supplements for common illnesses and menstrual cramp is one of them...Camomille, feverfew, black cohosh etc..(often avaialbe in ... Read More

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