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What are good ways to relieve severe menstrual cramps? I kind of feel like I'm one of those girls with the menstrual cramps that are worse than most? I dunno, I'm normally a really tough person when it comes to pain and no pain normally makes me cry at all. But with my cramps, it's basically like there is a herd of stampeding buffaloes running across my uterus. And I was taking Midol but I changed meds because Midol didn't work, and now it's some sort of acedomediphine type of stuff, extra strength, and it doesn't work either. And neither does a heating pad. I feel like there's nothing to relieve my cramps at all. Please help, I'm like dying over here.

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My doctor told me to take ibuprofen instead of acetaminophen. Some Midol formulas do contain ibuprofen so check the label. If none of the OTC stuff is working for you, you might want to talk to your doctor about alternatives. Also I have read that exercise can help as well as avoiding caffeine. I am sorry you are in so much pain. :(

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I was taking ibuprofen before I was taking Midol :l and it didn't work.
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Aww :( Do you have an ob/gyn you can talk to?
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No :l can't afford check ups and things like that.
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I keep saying this ... and am surprised some prude doesn't flag it for removal ... medical research shows org@sms are good to relieve headaches and cramps.

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HAHAHA this made me laugh!! Okay, thank you haha
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It's so weird that it works for people though
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Well technically, it's more or less implied. I mean, when you have an O, there's no way you can get cramps and nor can you even use the bathroom on yourself or your partner (if one available). I mean, pretty much what happens, though, to explain why it relieves this is because it "destresses" the area. It relieves the stress on that area and relieves whatever is putting the hold on that area. It's like slapping a person who's holding onto you. They have a strong grip on you but if you slap them or do something to surprise them, their hold will be released. I guess that's a good way to explain it.
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Yeah but aren't you a teen I mean it's not like she's gonna be able to take that advice.. Maybe I'm wrong but.. Idk
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I'm almost 19. me, if that counts
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No, it makes sense.
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Bananas

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^^^ both answers up top help! you could also sit a very hot bath. as hot as you can stand. Have you seen your doctor? You might have some other stuff going on.

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Well my mom has a disease (sort of) where her uterus goes upside down every few months, I think maybe I have it too or something. I'm not sure.
And I actually just got out of what seemed like fiery water from my bath haha
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Since problems run in your family I would say for sure get checked. A fire hot water bath will help even if its just a little while.
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Sorry to hear that, I and my daughter have tried everything.....and I mean EVERYTHING. Doctor has no solution either. A few times he had to give me shot (don't know what it was) but he doesn't want to do that to often. But if you are rolling over the floor with so much pain for 8 hours, and puking and fainting and wanting to rip your insides out, you will let him. They told me when I was a teenager that it would get better after I had kids.....guess what, I have 5 kids and it never got better. Sorry I can't give you better news.

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Aw that's okay. That's so horrible, I'm so sorry you went through that :(( OD on chocolate to make you feel better haha
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If self-help remedies for menstrual cramps fail to reduce your pain sufficiently after three months, you may want to consider medical treatment. Medical treatment for menstrual cramps includes the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, oral contraceptives, and stronger pain medications.
1. Certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) decrease prostaglandin production which eases menstrual cramps. NSAIDs such as Cataflam? (Diclofenac) may be prescribed when OTC anti-inflammatory drugs fail to adequately relieve menstrual pain. Other PRESCRIPTION NSAIDs often prescribed for menstrual cramps include naproxen (Naprosyn, Anaprox), iuprofen (Motrin, IBU), indomethacin (Indocin), and mefenamic acid (Ponstel).
If your doctor prescribes NSAIDs, be sure to take the medicine exactly as prescribed. Women who have asthma, or who have experienced an asthma attack, hives, or any other allergic reaction to aspirin or any other NSAID should not take NSAIDs for menstrual cramps.
2. Birth control pills often provide effective relief from painful menstrual cramps. The hormones in oral contraceptives help to regulate your menstrual cycle and often help to reduce or eliminate menstrual cramps, and other menstrual symptoms such as those experienced by women who have PMS or PMDD. When used solely for relieving menstrual cramps, 6 to 12 months of oral contraceptives are necessary. Most women experience continued cramp relief after stopping the pills.
3. When other medical treatments are not an option, or when they fail to provide relief from menstrual cramping, stronger pain medications including narcotics such as codeine, are prescribed for short-term use.
I hope you can find some relief. Sometimes it just takes one visit to the doctor for help. I sympathize with you. Take care and good luck.

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I don't take period pills I take advil and it works great for me. Try that doctors say don't use it, but it may just be because they want you to go to them so they can make an extra buck by subscribing you to some period pill at walmart -_- it maybe more serious than that idk.. But I'm just fine so I would recommend it.

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Hot water bottle :)

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