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Question: Extreme cramps and over heavy bleeding


 Mickeysdesired - Thu Sep 15, 2005 2:56 pm

During my period, I have to stay home from school sometimes two or three days because my cramps are so extreme I can't walk without crying in pain, and medication sometimes help, as in Extra Strength Midol, and IB Profin.

That, and I have to change a super tampon almost every 45 minutes or faster.

Help? I'm hoping to find medication, or something. I"m tired of living in agony. It just doesn't seem normal.
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Thu Sep 15, 2005 4:27 pm

User avatar You should see the gynecologist and explain your symptoms to him, you may have endometrosis. Such a heavy flo is not normal. You may be prescribed birth control pills, even if you arent sexualyl active, they will help your cramps and regulate your period.

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