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Menstral cramps

I'm having a real problem with menstral cramps lately.  I'm taking tylenol, but it doesn't seem to be helping much.  Does anyone have any other ideas??

PS - Yes, sdp......I've been keeping up!  ;-)  I read some at work today, but can't post at all there.  Hi back at'cha!
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Can you take Ibuprophen?  I used to take 600 mg of Motrin/Advil and it worked wonders for over the counter.  It's the same dosage they gave me in a prescription 20 years ago when my periods were so bad.  I am inclined to think Aleve would work too.

Glad to see you, sorry your cramping!  I don't miss those days!
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Glad to see you too!  Thanks for the suggestions. ;-)  Where's our own PB & J tonight?  Sleeping, perhaps?  Poor thing!
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I think midol.I suffer big time with cramps.Also heating pads & warm teas..nanis
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Oooohhhh, good idea!!  Warm tea sounds goooood.  Thanks, nanis!
I think now is a great time for an open forum??  Where IS everybody?
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Warm tea does sound good or mabye even hot chocolate with marshmellows?  I find that chocolate is a panacea for every ailment, especially menstrual cramps.
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Hi!  I noticed you mentioned LBJ and I live in the Houston area and we have an LBJ.  By any chance are you in Texas as well?
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Probaly next door to you. How neat
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Well then get ready for our "cold" front.  Maybe we can finally retire the flip-flops.
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Hey.  I'm here.  Just not quite up to snuff.  Sorry about the cramps, I usually do Advil or Midol whichever I have on hand & the heating pad really helps a lot.
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You guys are lucky.  We're looking at a possible snowstorm here in Michigan!!!
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I know, Do you really think it will get into the 40's? Is there more than one LBJ in houston? The only one i know of is on Kelly st? they have a good endo clinic.
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{{{{{{{{{{{ PB & J }}}}}}}}}}}}  I thought for sure you'd be sleeping!!  How are you holding up?
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Chocolate helps me.
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That is the one and only.  I've never been there, but my friend worked there while she was in nursing school.  She says they have a fine ob/gyn dept.
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mmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........chocolate!!  Hey!  Do you have any more of those M&M's, sdp?
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Hot green tea and a heating pad work wonders for me, try and keep your feet up too.  I hope you feel better, at least you know in a week it will be over with.
-Kaitlin
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There are still some left, believe it or not.
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I've been a few times, but the wait is awful. It is always so full, but I guess that's from the gold card.
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I'd really like some advice from you too!!!
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I hear this is a clinic in the suburbs, on Strawberry Road in Pasadena
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Not good, thanks for asking.

My sister swears by asprin for her cramps.  But, beware, this thins the blood, therefore makes bleeding heavier.  She says that's why it helps her, that it makes the flow easier.  Who knows?  I mean, she's not a doctor or anything. And she tends to be sorta on the goofy side sometimes.
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I like goofy!!  I'm liking all this advice.  Hot tea (with or without whiskey), heating pad, CHOCOLATE!!
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What? What clinic? Pasadena is to far for me. I've never even been there.
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Heating pad and chocolate for me. I resorted to Tylenol PM to sleep with the heating pad under my lower back :)
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It is far if you don't leave on the East side, but I hear they have a decent clinic.  I am sure they big waits as well.
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I also use this herbal bean bag thing that I throw in the microwave to heat up.  That works pretty well, until the heat is gone - but it holds it for a good long time.  Those things are wonderful!!  I see now that they have them shaped to wrap around your neck too.  They set up little shops in the mall at Christmas time.  I go to them and pretend I've never seen them before, just so they'll heat one up and throw it on my shoulders!  It's heavenly!!
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I mean fowler...oops  Yea, you're here!


pricej: I meant they probably have huge waits as well...oops
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Yup! I survived PMS this cycle! Yippeee! Started the 100mg of Clomid yesterday, so far.. I am not such a 'pia' as I was while PMS'ing. Now I just cry, lol. Darn horomones.
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Aww...I hate to hear about the crying.
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I'm feelin' better already, now that I got all my buddies here!  :-)
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Vicodin works well.
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Lower back pain on 13th day from period ending..is this normal?
The pain is very bad and lasts a day or two and is only on
13th or 14th day from the day my period ending.
Is this normal? Please advise..I:m very worried.
Do others also have this pain on 13th, day (ovuation period).
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cramps : ( i v tried everything that has been listed hear, iv been having them realy bad especially with  time, it just gets worse with time, any suggestions????
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