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.
Hormonal Methods of Birth Control
Hormonal types and of options for birth control, and include patches, rings, implants, injections, and the birth control pill. Common side effects of hormonal methods of birth control are