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Cramps in limbs during periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i am 29 female ,married ,bangalore
User :   i am having cramps in my arms and legs since 3 days
Doctor :   Has it got any Correlation to you rMenstuation
User :   my periods startd tody a..but i don't have this problem at the time of my periods usually
User :   first time it is happening
Doctor :   Was it the Stipulated date that you are having your Periods
User :   no 3 days earlier
Doctor :   Did you pass any Clots this time in your menstrual Flow
User :   iam on iron tablets ....and folic acid planning to conceive soon...
User :   no ...started today only ...periods
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   You have not passed any Clots at all tillnow
User :   no
User :   what medicine can i take ?
Doctor :   Have you had it any time in the Past
Doctor :   Do you still have the pain
Doctor :   or the Cramp sensation
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   ya i stilll ahve the pain
User :   no not in past
Doctor :   You can Take Cap Spasmoproxyvon one in the Morning and one in the Evening after food and if .
Doctor :   you still have the similar pain i would recommend you to get the Gynecologist examine you
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Since there are possibilities of a Conception and that would need to be ruled out
User :   but we used precaution ...completely
Doctor :   Precautions for
User :   barrier method
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   But then there are many other causes of this cramping
Doctor :   pain and since it has coincided with your periods i would suspect that the first
User :   like
User :   ?
Doctor :   else it could be Dysmenorrhoea
Doctor :   or Hormonal Imbalance
User :   could it be because of seasonal changes
User :   ?
User :   cold climalte
Doctor :   It could be that you have developed Viral Infection too
Doctor :   as that can have Myalgia mimicking the same
User :   no fever
Doctor :   Myalgia is generalized body Weakness
User :   ya true
User :   but there is no fever
Doctor :   Not necessarily that you have to develop Fever.
User :   ok...
User :   then what medicine to be taken
Doctor :   It could be a part of Milder infection
Doctor :   that would settle with time
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Would suggest you to take Lot of Water
Doctor :   4-5 liters atleast
Doctor :   and make sure that the Salt intake is suffecient too
Doctor :   You are Welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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