Mittelschmerz Topic Guide
Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz): Painful ovulation (mittelschmerz) is the pain that occurs during ovulation. Pain with ovulation may occur on one side of the lower abdomen, midway between menstrual periods, pain can occur every month and may last from a few hours to 2-3 days. Treatment for pain during ovulation include OTC antiinflammatory drugs and prescription birth control pills.
Birth Control Hormonal Methods "The pill" was introduced in the United States in 1962 and signaled a new era for women and their ability to control their fertility.