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Need Help With Dysmenorrhea
No - it doesn't: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. 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 ; green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more
Period pain is menstrual pain, a symptom in which a woman has discomfort or pain just before, during, and/or just after a menstrual period. Mild lower abdominal discomfort or cramping during 1-2 days with each menstrual period is considered normal, but additional or more severe pains can ...Read more
Dysmenorrhea: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your dr’s approval. ...Read more
No, it is best to: Avoid alcohol if you have dysmenorrhea. Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. 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. Sip chamomile ; green tea. ...Read more
See a OB-GYN: Tell your daughter that severe cramping is not normal and often has a cause such as endometriosis or other pelvic pathology. If that occurs, please make sure she is seen by an ob-gyn for an exam, especially if cramping is not relieved by prostaglandin otc inhibitors such a Ibuprofen or anaprox. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr I had a miscarriage yesterday 6 weeks 3 days my q. Is do dysmenorrhea cause miscarriage ? I have primary dysmenorrhea pls help if so what can I do
What can I do if my mum has primary dysmenorrhea, and she was wondering if acupuncture can really help?
No scientific: Studies have proven it works.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm on cryselle but still have dysmenorrhea during placebo. Could I take it continuously to avoid period? Do I need to take placebo after few cycle?
Consider continuos : You sound like a good candidate for continuos use ocps. I have many patients who do very well & allow a withdrawal bleed only 1 or 2x/year. If you've been on your ocp for at least 3 months, talk to your gyn about using an active pill daily. Seasonique is a brand that markets this (a cycle every 3 months) but you can do this with any monophasic (same dose per pill) ocp. I hope it works for you. ...Read more
How do you tell if you just have dysmenorrhea or if it's endrometriosis? Would birth control pills help/make symptoms go away on either?
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