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I am 20 & i have primary dysmenorrhea, 2 options nsaids or birth control pills my doctor is letting me decide and get back to her. what is the best ?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Sometimes both: I suggest you try one first. If no better then try the other. If no better with either alone you may need both. They are not mutually exclusive.

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