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What. An I do for serious period pain. I am trying for a baby?
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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Period pain
Ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) heating pad or warm bath.

In brief: Period pain
Ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) heating pad or warm bath.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
The NSAID's noted are very effective for menstrual cramps, but can also interfere with implantation of the fertilized egg - be sure to have a negative pregnancy test before using NSAID's.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Period pain
OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period.
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 can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea.

In brief: Period pain
OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period.
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 can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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