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I have really bad cramps before and during mu minstral cycle .What will help it?

I have really bad cramps before and  during mu minstral cycle .What will help it?

Start with NSAIDS: Cramps prior to starting your period are quite common. There are many treatment options available from simply taking over the counter acetomenophen, Naproxen or Ibuprofen to treatment prescribed by your physician. Also using a heating pad may help .If the over the counter pain medications do not help, i would recomend scheduling an appointment with your physician to try other options. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What can I do to prevent having really strong cramps during my period. And if my period is normal every month does it mean i can have kids?

What can I do to prevent having really strong cramps during my period. And if my period is normal every month does it mean i can have kids?

Varies: Many women will have much less cramping and less bleeding while on the pill. You can also use otc meds like ibuprofen, anaprox, (naproxen) etc to lessen the cramps and decrease blood loss. If you are having regular cycles, there should be no reason to expect any problems conceiving. ...Read more

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I always have horrible cramps and heavy flow all the time during my period i take ibuprofen but don't help much what else can I do & what causes pain?

I always have horrible cramps and heavy flow all the time during my period i take ibuprofen but don't help much what else can I do & what causes pain?

Not normal: "horrible" cramps and heavy flow may have many causes. Particularly if Ibuprofen doesn't help, you should see your doctor. Causes may include fibroids, endometriosis, uterine polyps or hormone problems. There are treatments available, and you don't have to suffer horrible cramps. ...Read more

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Do you discharge before your period? I had cramps really bad one day and discharge heavy and i just wanted too know if that's what happens before

Do you discharge before your period? I had cramps really  bad one day and discharge heavy and i just wanted too know if that's what happens before

Not usually : Since you are 19 i assume you have had periods before and that each month you have not had heavy discharge. I recommend getting tested for the various infections that can cause discharge. ...Read more

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Painful menstrual cramps and having to poop but can't what can I do to help ? Im in really bad pain took pills and a hot bath didn't help

Painful menstrual cramps and having to poop but can't what can I do to help ? Im in really bad pain took pills and a hot bath didn't help

Ouch!: This is a terrible problem to have when you are on your period! You may need a stronger antinflammatory for your cramps if 800 mg of motrin isn't cutting it. We use a prescription strength antiinflammatory in this case called naproxen in a stronger 500 mg dosing. This should easy up your cramping so you can have your BM without period pain. ...Read more

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I get really bad cramp during my period is there anything to stop the cramp?

Yes!: First line treatment would be Ibuprofen or naproxen. If you take the medication before your symptoms get bad and continue them for the first 48 hours of your cycle, you will likely see improvement. Another good option is the birth control pill. If neither of these are effective, you can pursue the pain further with ultrasound and/ or laparoscopy. ...Read more

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I want to know what's going on with me. My period came late and it's not how it usually is. Plus I've been having cramps for 4 days and heavy bleeding?

I want to know what's going on with me. My period came late and it's not how it usually is. Plus I've been having cramps for 4 days and heavy bleeding?

Could be miscarriage: The late period could be due to a pregnancy and the heavy bleeding and pain could be a miscarriage or an infection. Get to a doctor to find out for sure and get it treated. Good luck,. ...Read more

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During pms, i get very sick, and have bad anxiety attacks and severe IBS for two weeks. The pill does not help me. Is it my hormones? What can I do?

During pms, i get very sick, and have bad anxiety attacks and severe IBS for two weeks. The pill does not help me. Is it my hormones? What can I do?

Other possibilities: There are other hormonal problems that mimic pms, so this might be possible, although if you experience symptoms at the same range of time every month then most likely associated with it. Some women do not respond to certain birth control pills so they need reevaluation and consider other options for treatment which might be another type of birth control or other meds used for pms symptoms. ...Read more

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I cramp so badly on my period that i cannot move, what can I do for this other than taking medications? And the nausea gets really bad too.

Hormone Treatment: Gynecologists often put young females with this problem on low dose hormone treatment for a time to regulate and interfere with these extreme reactions. Please have your mom take you in to see the family doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Last menstural cycle gmy cramps were so bad that i started throwing up? What causes them to be so bad and is there anything i can do to ease them?

Last menstural cycle gmy cramps were so bad that i started throwing up? What causes them to be so bad and is there anything i can do to ease them?

Protaglandins: Prostaglandin is a hormone secreted by the lining of the womb that acts on the uterine musculature to cause cramping. There are prostaglandin inhibitors available like ibuprofen(motrin) and naprosyn (naproxen) sodium(anaprox) that can help. If they don't work see a gyn md as it may have another gynecologic cause. ...Read more

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Is it ok for us to try and conceive agian right away? I had a natural miscarriage at 12 weeks and want to try again i'm not really bleeding anymore just brownish tint when i wipe. And no pains at all. And my levels are back to like before i got pregnant.

I : I am sorry for your loss. The current recommendation is to wait 1-3 cycles (periods) before trying again. Also schedule a visit with you doctor for pre-conception planning. Your doctor will make sure it is safe for you to proceed, and will make sure you are taking the appropriate vitamins, as well as discuss ways to be healthy prior to conception. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My period is suppose to end tomorrow but i am still experiencing cramps and heavy bleeding which doesnt usually happen to me. What can this be?

My period is suppose to end tomorrow but i am still experiencing cramps and heavy bleeding which doesnt usually happen to me. What can this be?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can sex prevent menstrual cramps? I always get extreme cramps before and on my period and i'm supposed to start it this week but not having any cramps

Not supposed to: If u are worried about preg do a test, assuming your period starts and everything is ok and normal length and flow then that is fine, but your gyn can do an exam and blood work and an ultrasound to make sure everything is ok and no reason to suffer with cramps as there are many options to stop or improve the cramping, or your period, no reason to suffer if u do not have to. ...Read more

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Why is my menstrual cycle lasting 10 days and no sign if stopping? I have has really sore nipples and i really moody. Can you help please?

Why is my menstrual cycle lasting 10 days and no sign if stopping? I have has really sore nipples and i really moody. Can you help please?

Heavy periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated.If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Got my period 5 days early and it is really heavy and blood clots. Why would this be? I have to change every hour. Could I be pregnant? Please help

Got my period 5 days early and it is really heavy and blood clots. Why would this be? I have to change every hour. Could I be pregnant? Please help

Not pregnant: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon. The fact that you are having a period, rules out pregnancy. If this recurs, you should consult your doctor. You should consider taking oral iron supplements to avoid becoming anemic. ...Read more

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I am always hungry before, and during my period. I have cravings as well and its been so hard to stop eating.Is this normal?How can I stop this?

Yes it is normal: Hormonal variation can affect the body and increased hunger and desire for certain foods like chocolate can occur. Try a magnesium supplement and see if that helps over a few months (it won't happen right away). Also consider an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner it is soo helpful for hormonal issues!. ...Read more