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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   hello sir
User :   sir actualy my friend is having menstrual pain
User :   she is not even tolerate it
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ok
User :   so keep on crying
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ok
User :   what should be done to reduce pain
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when did her periods start?
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is she having severe pain right now?
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since when is she having severe pain during menstruation?
User :   tonight at 1 am
User :   she always have pain during cycle
User :   ru there
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yes i am very much here
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she needs to be given antispasmodics
User :   ok
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if she is still having severe pain now, take her to the nearest nursing home, and she can get an injection
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to reduce the pain
User :   why pain occurs
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and next time onwards she should carry this tablet along with her
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and have it as sson as the pain starts
User :   but she is in village so no ingjection
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its is Tab. Meftal spas
User :   ok
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to be taken two times a day after food
User :   weather any side effect
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she can go to the health center, the doctor/nurse can give her necessary treatment
User :   ok
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at home she can take this home remedy,
User :   k
User :   she can take it for all 5 days
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tell her to take methi seeds chew a bit ans swallow with water
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she can take these tablets till her pain is there
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it can be 5-7 days
User :   ok
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   during the cycle pain s always there for all
User :   sure
User :   i will tell her
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also she will need a examination done for her condition
User :   ok
Doctor :   get her to the nearest city and get her examined by a gynecologist
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get her hormone levels testsed along with a ultrasound of pelvis an dabdomen
Doctor :   such that you can pick up the reason what is causing the pain if any due to teh uterus or ovary or hormone imbalance
User :   methi seeds will help in reducing pain
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it is said to relieve pain, but efficacy is not proven
User :   o0k
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   meftal spas contains mefenamic acid
User :   is it habit forming
Doctor :   yes it does. which is helpful to reduce the spasms
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no it is not habit forming
User :   ok
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why are you worried about that
User :   because she is my fiancy and im going to marry her in may
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it is more important that the pain should be controlled and she be able to go about with normal activities during that time
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rather than suffering so much
User :   ok
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if that is the case, then its very much necessary that all the checkups should be done ASAP
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and treatment started if any is needed
User :   which case
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such that it does not go on to chronicity causing her get infertility problems
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since you you are going to marry her, in that case
Doctor :   early treatment and investigations can be helpful to ward off complications later on in life
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so do not delay
User :   will that pain can cause infertility
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inform her and her parents to get a complete check done for her by a gynecologist
User :   sure
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the pain will not cause infertility, but if there are underlying hidden causes which is giving rise to the pain, can cause it.
Doctor :   hence i am suggesting that she should be examined and investigations done early
User :   ok\\
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as most of theese conditions can be cured if detected eraly
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and the infertility can be avoided
User :   ok
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*early
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   ya
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   i am going to tell her to go for gynec check up and will tell her to take meftal spas and methi XXXXXXXX
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User :   sure
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