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A 32-year-old female asked:

i am on day 17 of my period.it is heavy, my upper legs have pain and i have moderate cramps. previous month it lasted 21 days. on no contraceptive. what can i do to make this stop?

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Dr. Ivan Roux Marais
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Menorrhagia: Get yourself Ponstel 250 mg( Mefenamic acid) and take 2 capsules 4 times per day. If you continue having heavy periods see a Gynaecologist

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