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Will muscle relaxers help menstrual cramps?

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Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Possibly: Not the first line treatment but may be helpful in cases not responding to over the counter remedies or even hormone replacement / birth control. Discuss with your doctor for options that make sense for your situation.
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