Menstrual Cramps

Question:

What treatment do you use for your menstrual pain? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: taring soni, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 04

I go through severe cramps during my period. It's terrible! I can't do anything and feel like a dead body.

Comment from: Karen, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: January 07

I drastically cut my dairy intake for an entirely different reason: I thought this might help with migraines. Instead I found that it drastically reduced my period pain.

Comment from: ARTI, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: October 04

I USE MEFTAL-SPAS ,A COMBINATION OF MEFENAMIC ACID AND DICYCLOMINE.....IT GIVE RELIEF WITH IN HALF HR

Comment from: mandyb1, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 04

I get very severe cramps, even worse since I had an endometrial ablation. The pain is so bad that I cannot stand up and feel like labor pains. I try three Aleve with a heating pad. If those don't work (and they usually don't), I use Vicodin.

Patient Comments & Reviews

  • Menstrual Cramps - Home Remedies

    What kind of home remedies have you found helpful in reducing the discomfort of menstrual cramps?

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  • Menstrual Cramps - Experience

    Please share your experience with managing the pain and associated symptoms of menstrual cramps.

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  • Menstrual Cramps - Stopping

    Have you found a safe way to stop menstrual cramps? If so, please share.

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Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

REFERENCE:

Calis, K. A. "Dysmenorrhea." Medscape. Updated: Nov 02, 2016.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/253812-overview>

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