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How do you deal with period pains or cramps?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Varies

For many women otc medications like advil, aleve, (naproxen) midol, etc can be effective.
For others a prescription medication may be required. For many women with painful periods, birth control pills will minimize the pain and decrease the amount of bleeding. See your doctor.

In brief: Varies

For many women otc medications like advil, aleve, (naproxen) midol, etc can be effective.
For others a prescription medication may be required. For many women with painful periods, birth control pills will minimize the pain and decrease the amount of bleeding. See your doctor.
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