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A 45-year-old member asked:

I am a teenager that has painful periods.. what can i do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Pain control vs othr: Naproxen sodium had been used for years for menstrual pain before it became otc as Aleve (naproxen) (& others). Taken a day before expected onset until the end of cycles has been helpful. For pain unresponsive to nsaids the oral contraceptives have been useful. A visit with your pcp & review of all issues should help you come up with a plan.
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Last updated Feb 19, 2015


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