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A 23-year-old female asked:

Struggle emmensely with excruciating period pains, cannot move, dizzy, back pain, tingling in my legs, head aches, stomach muscle feels like it pulls with my inner thigh muscle causes pain down my legs, especially on day one, i'm currently on day one?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Should see doctor: Birth control pills (contain hormones) can be used to help other conditions besides birth control. The pills can help women with acne, frequent periods, heavy periods, painful periods, etc... If a woman wants medication for menstrual pain, a primary care doctor or Ob-Gyn doctor can help, after an evaluation to be sure nothing unusual is happening in the body. "Excruciating pain" needs treatment.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2019

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