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How to get rid of menstrual cramps without medicine?

Some herbs can help. But you should have an exam and ultrasound and possible blood work to make sure you do not have certain gyn conditions that may require meds or surgery. There are many meds that can help now and it is better to take a med for a few days than to suffer. There is a newer med called Lysteda that slows down bleeding so that usually decreases cramps and many older meds that will help with cramps. Read more...

Please give advice on how to get rid of menstrual cramps?

See below. This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...

Other than taking something, heat pad, and dark chocolate, what are some ways to get rid of menstrual cramps?

Menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are due to the release of prostaglandins from the uterus at the time of bleeding. The most effective way to treat this is with an antiprostaglandin medication such asa, Aleve (naproxen) etc. This class of drugs decrease prostaglandin production and thus decrease the pain associated with menses. Read more...

How do I get rid of menstrual cramps?

Try other OTC meds. Medications that contain Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be helpful for menstrual cramps. Take as instructed; if you still do not get relief of your pain, see your gyn to discuss prescription-strength medications. Read more...

I'm 22 years old n want to get rid of menstrual cramps. Suggest some natural solutions..

Diet/supplements. In your diet reduce fat, sugar, salt and caffeine. Increase soy in diet. Adding B6 and magnesium may be helpful (needs to be both together). Add vitamin E. The supplement Vitex can also be helpful but may take up to 3 months to take effect. Exercise daily may also help. Good luck. Read more...
Natural solution. I am unfortunately not aware of any natural solutions. Read more...
Magnesium,homeopathy. I agree with Dr. Robinson's excellent advice. See http://wellnessmama.com/7199/pms-cramps-remedies/ for more on supplements, herbs and diet changes. Magnesium, esp. as taurate or glycinate often helps. Also consider homeopathy- ideally see a homeopath but you could try on your own: http://treatment.hpathy.com/homeo-medicine/homeopathy-menstrual-cramps/ Acupuncture/Chinese herbs can also help. Read more...

My daughter have menstrual cramps what can she take to get rid of them?

Birth control pills. Painful menstruation depending on the severity can be treated with nsaid's, heating pads, tylenol (acetaminophen). Bcp's should resolve the painful periods. If pain persist over 3 cycles, the patient my have another condition causing her pain. Conditions such as endometriosis and or a retroflexed uterus ( tilted back) can cause pain with periods not responding to birth control pills. Read more...