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Menstrual (Overview)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and 'menopause' start with 'men...'-:).


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Abrupt menstrual problem?

Abrupt menstrual problem?

Re-ask.: I am sorry but there isn't enough info provided to give a helpful response. Try reasking the questions with any pertinent details. ...Read more

Menstrual (Overview)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and 'menopause' start with 'men...'-:).


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How can I reduce menstrual pains?

How can I reduce menstrual pains?

Various meds: You can try nsaids which are medications like motrin, aleve, advil. Make sure to take them on a full stomach. Birth control pills work very well. Other options include depoprovera and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Nguyen Dr. Nguyen
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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Tip)

Managing Menstrual Cramps

Try heat packs, ibuprofen, and tylenol (acetaminophen). Or prevent menstruation with menstrual suppression/hormones. ...See more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Rate your pain
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Tell your gyn what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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Im menstrual is 1 month late now?

Im menstrual is 1 month late now?

Pregnant?: If you have irregular period or are not sure when you ovulated, you can do a urine home pregnancy test 14 days after you last had unprotected sex. However for accuracy of result, it is recommended to do the test 21 days after intercourse. ...Read more

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Will icy hot help menstrual pains?

Will icy hot help menstrual pains?

Menstrual pain: Coming from more of TCM perspective - would recommend warmth/ heat over cold treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Tip)

Managing Menstrual Cramps

Heat therapy is as effective as Ibuprofen and more effective than tylenol (acetaminophen). ...See more

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What can cause menstrual irregularity?

What can cause menstrual irregularity?

Irregular periods: There can be several causes for irregular bleeding. Pregnancy, thyroid issues, pcos, and failure to ovulate are some. The cause depends on how long this has been an issue and other symptoms you have. Consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are normal pre-menstrual symptoms?

Need information: It sounds like you are having pre[menstrual symptoms that are different than your usual. It might have been helpful to describe these to indicate whether they might be serious. In the absence of this, check in with your gynecologist to have these checked out. ...Read more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Tip)

Managing Menstrual Cramps

Cramps? Mercy, mercy. Hot water bottle, motrin. Ahh, the sweet relief. ...See more