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Please share a haiku about period pain.

57 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Cabot
Family Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: 3

3 days before your period, start taking Naproxen twice daily and continue until your period ends.

In brief: 3

3 days before your period, start taking Naproxen twice daily and continue until your period ends.
Dr. Daniel Cabot
Dr. Daniel Cabot
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Dr. Mila McManus
Magnesium also good for menstrual cramps and most people are deficient. Also evening primrose oil to help balance hormones
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Period

Period pain can be controlled by certain medicine.
Discuss treatment options with your doc.

In brief: Period

Period pain can be controlled by certain medicine.
Discuss treatment options with your doc.
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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3 doctors agree

In brief: DO

Do aerobic exercise ; don't do caffeine to limit menstrual pain.
Talk with your doctor.

In brief: DO

Do aerobic exercise ; don't do caffeine to limit menstrual pain.
Talk with your doctor.
Dr. Caroline Cribari
Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Dr. Alicia Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Mid-pelvic

Mid-pelvic cramping; made worse by moodiness and; terrible fatigue.

In brief: Mid-pelvic

Mid-pelvic cramping; made worse by moodiness and; terrible fatigue.
Dr. Alicia Thompson
Dr. Alicia Thompson
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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ignore

Ibuprofen helps.
Heating pad, warm bath, and rest. Severe? See doctor.

In brief: Ignore

Ibuprofen helps.
Heating pad, warm bath, and rest. Severe? See doctor.
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Dr. Elise Sadoun
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Dr. Jane Steiner
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ignore

Your daughter will not expect pain during her period if you don't tell her to expect it.

In brief: Ignore

Your daughter will not expect pain during her period if you don't tell her to expect it.
Dr. Jane Steiner
Dr. Jane Steiner
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Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Drinking

Drinking lots of water and staying stress free always help!

In brief: Drinking

Drinking lots of water and staying stress free always help!
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dr. Reena Gupta
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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Throbbing

Throbbing cramps made light ~ warm bath, nsaid, and walk in ~ garden path with breath.

In brief: Throbbing

Throbbing cramps made light ~ warm bath, nsaid, and walk in ~ garden path with breath.
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: As

As bad as it can get, it soon passes!

In brief: As

As bad as it can get, it soon passes!
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Terri Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ignore

Take pain meds when first feel pain, don't wait for pain to get severe as becomes harder treat.

In brief: Ignore

Take pain meds when first feel pain, don't wait for pain to get severe as becomes harder treat.
Dr. Terri Washington
Dr. Terri Washington
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