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Can periods make you feel sick

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Painful periods: There are multiple options for painful periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestr ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Sugar is a POISON!: This is because sugar is literally a poison; it is toxic in the sense that it is very harmful to our health in many ways; increasing inflammation, imp ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: Yes a prolonged sickness can cause amenorrhea(no periods) or under lot of stress.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibley: It could be a factor.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prostaglandins: might be the cause.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
See your MD: Changes like this are common in the menopausal period so consultation with your md or gynecologist is in order.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Any chance of preg.?: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
May not be related: Some irregularity is not uncommon during teenage years. The nausea may not be related to your periods, wait for few days, it will be evident if you ar ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That can happen.: You might feel even worse than you would with just menstrual sxs or just the illness alone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prostoglandins: release of prostoglandins from the breakdown of the endometrial lining that sheds with the cycle. Ibuprofen can help

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