Articles Tagged: cramps

I want to stop my periods, completely because the pain is so intense, and while not as bad as some, it’s still rather unbearable for me, as I’m bed-ridden and sometimes I can’t attend school because of this. At this point I would have my uterus and ovaries out if that would stop my pain. I plan on talking to my health provider about this as well, but I would like some advice first.

Having painful periods (dysmenorrhea) and perhaps pelvic pain at other times during the month can be frustrating to deal with, especially if it is interfering with your ability to attend … read more

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painful crampsI took the Quiz on your page to find out if I have endometriosis and it came back that I have “one or more of the symptoms that can be caused by problems such as endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or lactose intolerance, or a sexually transmitted infection (STI).” I have no idea what to do because I’m on vacation right now. Can you help?

The first thing you should do is tell a parent or guardian that you have been having painful periods/and or pain. Mention that you took a quiz about pelvic pain and … read more

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