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What is the best medicine to take for tummy cramps while I am on my period?

What is the best medicine to take for tummy cramps while I am on my period?

Anti-inflammatory: Ibuprofen and other inflammatory medications work well. Birth control pills can also help. There is a new medication called Lysteda which works really well to decrease the amount of bleeding. ...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 is the best medicine to take for lower abdominal pains while on my period?

What is the best medicine to take for lower abdominal pains while on my period?

None: It is far better to see you doctor than to self medicate there are many different possilbilities and degrees of severity. ...Read more

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I take birth control and i barely bleed, if at all, while im on my period. is this bad? what feminine product would be best for me to use?

I take birth control and i barely bleed, if at all, while im on my period. is this bad? what feminine product would be best for me to use?

Not bad: It is common to have just a very light, short period while on birth control, especially with many of the newer pills. You may just need a pantyliner, or you could just use a junior/slender tampon. ...Read more

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I am 11 weeks pregnant and just started a UTI my husband bought me Azo for the pain, is it safe for me to take this pill while pregnant?

I am 11 weeks pregnant and just started a UTI my husband bought me Azo for the pain, is it safe for me to take this pill while pregnant?

Safe.: Azo use in pregnancy is safe, but you really need to get treated for the UTI so that it doesn't progress into a kidney infection. Those can be dangerous if not treated. ...Read more

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I have sciatica in my right hip/thigh. And I am currently 16 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Is there any medicine i can take to aleviate the pain?

I have sciatica in my right hip/thigh. And I am currently 16 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Is there any medicine i can take to aleviate the pain?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this issue. ...Read more

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What is the best sex position to take virginty for my wife? I am trying for 3 days and can't put it inakde

What is the best sex position to take virginty for my wife? I am trying for 3 days and can't put it inakde

May need help: Some women with a thick hymen may need a medical procedure to make it less resistant to penetration.A visit to an OB doctor for an assessment may be of benefit. ...Read more

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Im going on my honeymoon and my period started is there anything i can take to stop the flow for a few hours?

Im going on my honeymoon and my period started is there anything i can take to stop the flow for a few hours?

Tampon: No medical pill to stop normal menstral flow. Use a Tampon to eliminate the blood flow.
Some times high dose progesterone is prescribed to stop heavy periods but it is not used unless it is medically necessary. It takes a day or so to actually work. ...Read more

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I get very gassy the week before my period why is that and what can I take over-the-counter for this? I am on the pill can that be a cause?

I get very gassy the week before my period why is that and what can I take over-the-counter for this?  I am on the pill can that be a cause?

Progestin: Changing to a bcp with a different progestin in it than you are currently using may help. For example, if the progestin currently is norethindrone (norethisterone) then switch to levonorgestrel (there are several others, you may need to work with your gynecologist). There is gas binding/absorbing over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Im 42 and I have been on the pill for a year and i don't plan on taking it this month is it possible to get pregnant right away?

Yes: It is possible to get pregnant if you aren't on contraception. Sometimes it may take some time after going off of the pill for your ovulatory cycles to stabilize, but it is possible to conceive right away. ...Read more

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I was suppose to start my period on the 22th, today is the 24th and still nothing, if I am pregnant when is the best time to take a test?

Pregnancy test: I usually advise patients to wait at least 2 weeks after a missed period to get the most accurate results. It can take a little time for a pregnancy to become detectable. ...Read more

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I am looking to start on a course for dhea after a failed ivf. Anything I should avoid during this period and how bad are the side effects?

I am looking to start on a course for dhea after a failed ivf.  Anything I should avoid during this period and how bad are the side effects?

Not much info: This is a controversal medication to use for fertility since its not available made by a commerical pharmaceutical company, you find it in health food stores or compounded. There are no good studies that show an improvement in pregnancy rates, and many mds around the country do not use it. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and just stopped taking my birth control this mother, and i don't know when i ovulate, what is the best way for me to get pregnant?

I'm 18 and just stopped taking my birth control this mother, and i don't know when i ovulate, what is the best way for me to get pregnant?

Sex. : Have sex. If your periods come regularly then have intercourse 14 days before your period starts. Or get an ovulation predictor kit from the store and follow the package directions. ...Read more

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I want to go on the pill and I am 16 years old but I wondered how long it took for the pill to work and before it would be effective?

I want to go on the pill and I am 16 years old but I wondered how long it took for the pill to work and before it would be effective?

How it works: The pill hormones work by tricking your body into believing you are already pregnant, so you don't release an egg every month. (saving them for later) Some pill promoters say you are protected within a week or two.Most providers would encourage you to use a backup BC for at least a month to be sure your body has adjusted to the process. ...Read more

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I took a medicine called nifty sr for a week and my breasts have started lactating. I am not pregnant. Is this due to the medicine? What should I do?

I took a medicine called nifty sr for a week and my breasts have started lactating. I am not pregnant. Is this due to the medicine? What should I do?

Get med eval.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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