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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why is my menstrual cramp so weird? 1 month it was so bad that i was literally flat in class and the next month the cramp is slight.

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Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: it sounds as though yu are not ovulating every month. This can be regulated with fertility pills, provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 days every cycle, or birth control pills, depending on your desire to get pregnant. When you don't ovulate the period might not happen or be very light only to become very heavy when you have a withdrawal bleed after ovulation. Your doctor can help adjust your cycle if you want that
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Last updated Aug 26, 2014


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