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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Painful Menstrual Bleeding (Definition)

Painful menstrual bleeding, also known as dysmenorrhea, is a symptom that can be caused by infection, increased levels of prostaglandins (in which case ibuprofen will help relieve the pain), or structural abnormalities with ...Read more


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Can the Plan B pill cause painful periods?

Can the Plan B pill cause painful periods?

No it should: Not be causing side effects during multiple menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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What causes painful periods with heavy flow and clots that are the size of half dollars?

What causes painful periods with heavy flow and clots that are the size of half dollars?

Heavy periods: If your periods are too painful and normal pain medications don't help, see a GYN for consultation and maybe US to determine whether or not you have masses/fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis. Hormonal control using contraceptives like the pill/patch/ring/IUD/implant, used continuously, can lighten or even stop your periods, decreasing pain. Ablation is an option if done childbearing. ...Read more

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I have 4 cysts on my left ovary and could that be the cause of my heavy extremely painful periods what do u recommend I do?

I have 4 cysts on my left ovary and could that be the cause of my heavy extremely painful periods what do u recommend I do?

Depends: Sometimes patients have follicular cysts, these are normal functional cysts of the ovary. They are typically no more than 2.5 cm in max diameter. Did your physician say you had a bigger cyst than that? Some cysts are associated with endometriosis which causes extremely painful periods. Those types of cysts, endometriomas, sometimes need to be removed. Consult DR for more information ...Read more

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Is it true that ovarian cysts cause more painful periods?

Is it true that ovarian cysts cause more painful periods?

No: I am not aware of any evidence that ovarian cysts lead to more painful menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are primarily related to the release of prostaglandins in the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Secondary Dysmenorrhea (Definition)

Once you've had periods, then they cease (not in pregnancy) this is secondary amenorrhea. Many causes and needs the ...Read more