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do menstrual cramps get worse with age

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No general pattern: Menstrual cramps getting worse with age is not a pattern that is generally observed in aging women.

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A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD check needed: A check of the IUD position/location, should be helpful, checking the IUD string, and a sonogram. See your doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder infection?: I wonder if you have a bladder infection. To be sure you would need to see a doctor who will run a few tests on a urine sample.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The : The bulk of your answer is coming from dr. Salisbury. I just wanted to add to the excellent information that she provided. In conjunction with a comp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stuff to avoid: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt and junk carbohydrates.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Sure: Sometimes they are worse and sometimes they get better.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pill: The pill is usually the first choice to manage cramps. Short of that, try starting an analgesic like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) on a regular schedul ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several choices: If not on birth control pills that is a good start especially taking them intentionally not to have periods. Very safe. Many women benefit from the ho ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No ovulation: It is common for some women to have irregular periods. This is usually due to irregular ovulation. Schedule a visit with an obgyn for testing. They wi ... Read More
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