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How To Treat Dismenorrhea
Ibuprofen: Over the counter medications that are recommended to treat painful periods (also known as dysmenorrhea) include Ibuprofen (motrin or aleve) or pamprin or midrin. Also, decreasing your sugar intake may help. Drink lots of water. Exercise! heating pads or warm baths will help. Taking a fish oil regularly may decrease your cramps and overall PMS symptoms. And accupuncture can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various methods: It is very important for your dr. To get a goo h&p and a good differential diagnosis can be made. The first line of therapy is to try anti inflammatories (nsaids) and assess your pain, in addition you can start birth control pills. If this doesn't help then and more thorough investigation should be done. ...Read more
Med eval: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking birth control at 16 to treat my dysmenorrhea, could this be a cause for my elevated blood pressure?
Its possible: Birth Control pills are known to cause high blood-pressure in some women. If you didn't have high blood pressure before you started them, they may be the culprit. You need to see your doc and try an alternative method for a month to see if your blood pressure comes back down. Then you will know. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check up first: First step is to see a doctor to know why the periods are so painful to better know which treatments will help. Treatment options include birth control pills, Mirena iud, endometrial ablation, lupron, depo provera, laparoscopy, anti prostaglandins (such as Ibuprofen ) or hysterectomy. Work with a doctor to figure out which options are best. ...Read more
A lump is produced after injecting 3 mL of Diclofenac in Deltoid region to a female patient of age 45 due to Dismenorrhea. what should I do now?
There is: not a great deal you can do now as it doesn't sound like it was injected into the muscle but rather the subcutaneous area. Use cold compresses and have only someone with experience with medication injection do this. Significant damage can be done by the unwary. ...Read more
Had unprotected sex during my first day of period, had dismenorrhea on the second day heavy blood flow. Chances of getting pregnant?
Small.: It is highly unlikely that you could get pregnant under the circumstances you presented. However nothing is impossible. Call your dr. And get an evaluation if you are concerned. ...Read more
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