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where do period cramps come from

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: You should go to your l&d for evaluation and monitoring. At this point in gestation, labor is highly likely.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Take a test: Pregnancy tests are widely available in the drug stores, although not as accurate as a blood test from your doctor. Please test as soon as possible an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Prostaglandins: Reasons for severe menstrual cramps can be endometriosis, cervical stenosis, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis & pelvic inflammatory disease.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Menstral cramps: I have found that the best medication to control terrible menstral cramps are the class of drugs known as the antiprostaglanding durgs. The best of t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Actually it is: Recommended that you avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt during premenstrual time and period.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Period cramps: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise all year round is the first step. Avoid sugar laden foods. Over the counter NSAIDS if not allergic to them and have no contr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual cramps: Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Gynecologist: You have no doubt already tried some remedies. Gynecologist is best person to help you.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Dysmenorrhea: Start Naproxen 1-2 days prior to period as well as during period. take it twice a day. Follow with your OB/GYN .

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