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What's the best way to deal with cramps from my period?

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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
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In brief: OCs

Menstrual cramps can be alleviated by nsaids (non steroidal anti-inflammtory) meds such as ibuprofen.
Hormonal therapy, such as ocs, iud, or injectable Progesterone can be the most effective therapies for women who are not trying to become pregnant & who can take hormones. Conditions such as fibroids, polyps or endometriosis can be associated with cramps and may require surgical treatment.

In brief: OCs

Menstrual cramps can be alleviated by nsaids (non steroidal anti-inflammtory) meds such as ibuprofen.
Hormonal therapy, such as ocs, iud, or injectable Progesterone can be the most effective therapies for women who are not trying to become pregnant & who can take hormones. Conditions such as fibroids, polyps or endometriosis can be associated with cramps and may require surgical treatment.
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