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My period started this morning & i have sharp pains in my stomach & i have bad cramps my sides and legs are aching & i feel dizzy & like i can puke wh?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is often helpful for menstrual cramps. If this is a recurring problem for you consider a Skyla or Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. This stops periods in most cases thus eliminating cramps

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