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What's recommended as a cure for stomach pain during period?

What's recommended as a cure for stomach pain during period?

Abdominal pain: 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

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Had csection in march. B4 baby had ez short period. Now I have heavy bleedin sharp stomach pain before and during period& sharp pains in my scar.Why?

Had csection in march. B4 baby had ez short period. Now I have heavy bleedin sharp stomach pain before and during period& sharp pains in my scar.Why?

Not uncommon: You need to see your ob-gyn to get an exam that will help answer this question as there a several causes that cannot be answered "off the cuff". ...Read more

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Would someone normally have back pain and lower stomach pain during her period?

Would someone normally have back pain and lower stomach pain during her period?

Yes: Menstrual cramps are not uncommon. Some of the symptoms that can occur during a woman’s period include: cramping of the lower abdomen, thighs and back; nausea, vomiting, sweating, loose bowel movements & dizziness. ...Read more

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I am having stomach pain during my monthly period what could be the reason behind this and how can it be prevented?

I am having stomach pain during my monthly period what could be the reason behind this and how can it be prevented?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can doing exercises prevent the stomach's pain during the period ?

Can doing exercises prevent the stomach's pain during the period ?

No: The discomfort is due to spasm in the uterine muscle and that is not a muscle you can exercise. Changes in abdominal muscles from exercise will not change your internal symptoms. ...Read more

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Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

May be side effect: The symptoms of nausea and stomach pain are well known side effect of the pill and Plan B can effect the menstrual period as well and can prolong the peeriod in some cases and shorten in others. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Definition)

Gastrointestinal pain is a clinical finding in which there is chest or abdominal pain due to issues in the ...Read more