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I am having excruciating menstrual cramping. What can I do? I have taken midol, several hot baths, and no relief. I'm only 20. Please help me

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Menstrual cramps

If you have not already taken ibuprofen, do so as soon as possible.
Use 800 mg (4 of the over-the-counter tablets) 3 times a day.

In brief: Menstrual cramps

If you have not already taken ibuprofen, do so as soon as possible.
Use 800 mg (4 of the over-the-counter tablets) 3 times a day.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Marina Maslovaric
You can also try using heating pads. If this is a recurrent problem you can see your gynecologist. Other options for recurrent cramps are cyclic bioidentical progesterone, hormones - pills / patches / vaginal ring / under skin implant / intrauterine device, OR a NON MEDICATION product called ALLAY PATCH which is ordered over the internet.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Bad cramps

Be carefull taking nsaids cause may cause severe stomach pain.
Take them with food and water and also make sure you see a doc asap. Simple birth control pills can take away the pain and give you more peace of mind. Nsaids mask the problem, it doesnt solve it.Hope it helps.

In brief: Bad cramps

Be carefull taking nsaids cause may cause severe stomach pain.
Take them with food and water and also make sure you see a doc asap. Simple birth control pills can take away the pain and give you more peace of mind. Nsaids mask the problem, it doesnt solve it.Hope it helps.
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