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Period Cramp Take
A couple of ideas-: Acetaminophen is a pain reliever, but not an anti-inflammatory. You may find it helpful. Many women take birth control pills to reduce the amount of period flow and to reduce menstrual cramps. Exercise helps many women. The old-fashioned hot water bottle or heating pad may give you some relief, too. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 week before thought was period cramping on pill but don't take same time period lasted 5 days when usually 7 now im cramping still?
Period 10 days late when started only lasted 2 days. Been having bad cramps and bloating. Should i take a test?
It's been 37 days since the start of my last period. I had some mild cramping today so I thought I was starting but I didn't. Should I take a test?
Home pregnancy test: Home pregnancy tests are most accurate once you've missed your period. So if you're late and you've engaged in unprotected sex, then yes, take home pregnancy test. If you want to conceive, chat w/your family doc & start prenatal vitamin. If not, then chat w/doc anyway to discuss contraceptive options (and use condom each & every time to also minimize risk of sexually transmitted infection). ...Read more
Usually a few dAYS.: The premenstrual symptom period is usually 4-7 days. ...Read more
Can I take 1000mg of magnesium a day? It's 250% of my RDA. I want to take it daily for bad period cramping. Is it ok?
Yes, however...: There is no danger in taking too much magnesium (unless you have kidney failure). The only side effect you are likely to encounter is diarrhea/loose stools if you take more than you can absorb. If you take a well-absorbed form you may not need to take that much. I advise Magnesium glycinate or taurate for optimal absorption. See http://drcarolyndean.com/magnesium_miracle/ for more info. ...Read more
I take tramadol 50 mg could i take another in a couple hrs if not helping by then? I'm having extremely bad period cramps !
No: Would not recommend to take this medication in less than 8hours after last dose. ...Read more
How long will it take to regulate my period cycle on new pill? I'm on 6th package. Haven't had period 7 weeks now. Cramp never get light.
Recommend MD appt: Tyoically it takes 3 months to regulate your cycle once you start the birth control pill. Though there are women who stop having their menses while on the birth control pill you should probably make sure you are not pregnant (home pregnancy test would be accurate at this time). It also sounds like you may need a change in birth control pills- there are many available that might work better for you. ...Read more
My period came on time but its very ligh I am not pergenat can I take any medicene to make it fallow I have bad cramps and heach and small cyct?
I didn't get my period at all this past month. On may 1st i experienced very light brown and pink bleeding and mild cramps. Should i take a test?
Period came2days late bled dark brown/red blood for4days now its back2bright red with no cramping is that normal should I take a test?Period is light
Take a test : 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. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. 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
Is it normal to be on bc and get mild period cramps about a week before your period is due? I take bc correctly and almost always use a backup method
Mittelschmerz: Perhaps you're describing mittelschmerz (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mittelschmerz/basics/definition/CON-20025507) or middle pain which is ovulatory discomfort about 2 weeks before menses. Endometriosis could also make menses painful. Check w/your family doc for options eg changing birth control pills to schedule menses quarterly or even annually in order to minimize this pain. ...Read more
I just started having cramps like when you are on your period, but my period ended 7 days ago and I take the pill regularly.What could this be?Weird..
Cramps: There is a long list of things that can cause cramps. So it is best for you to call your primary care physician and arrange a visit as soon as possible. What can help is thinking about : when pain started, what were you doing, related to eating / drinking, pain travels to back or another area, any bleeding or problems urinating? Good luck ----- ...Read more
Stopped bc. period varies from 40 day cycle to 35,32 and this month 29 day cycle. Bad cramps. Ttc. What can I take 2 make period regular for ovulation?
Try home remidies: Try these: 1. Reduce body fat 2..Manage stress 3.Consider vitex or black cohosh supplements. Or, if you prefer an Eastern approach, consult an acupuncturist for treatment, which may include traditional Chinese “blood-moving” herbs. 4.Moisten a flannel pack (available at natural products stores; with warmed castor oil; place oil-side down on your lower abdomen with a hot-water bottle on top 5. Yoga ...Read more
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