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Cause of cramps during periods, primary dysmenorrhea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi
User :   i will be having problems when i will have my periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age-27
User :   location-b'lore
User :   marital status-single
User :   dep-no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is the problem at what specifically is the problem?
User :   i am not sure from when i am facing the issue but this month i had severe problem
User :   cramps in stomach, bach pane, leg pane
Doctor :   what was that?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this the first time that you are having something like this?
User :   no, crams is like when ever i have periods, lot of stomach pane
User :   cramps
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does the cramps start on the day of periods or before that?
User :   on second day it is more
Doctor :   ok
User :   when it is goung to start, i willhave cramops
User :   cramps
User :   and now days it is very soon
User :   like last month i had on 14th april
User :   Sorry last month that is may 14
User :   this month on 10
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   at what age did you attain your menarchy?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   probably at 13
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this pain and cramps there from the age of 13?
User :   no, probably from last two years but from last three months it is severe
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication?
User :   Yes, this month i had severe so i need to get scanned also
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has advised me to take tonic called EVE CARE for three months
User :   she has given one tab also which i shd take when i have severe pain
User :   just a query
User :   can i ask
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   certailnly
User :   this cramps won't affect me in future like for conceving?
Doctor :   from the history that you are giving this could most probably a condition called primary dysmenorhea
Doctor :   which is present in 75% of women
User :   what is dysmenorhea
Doctor :   pain during menstruation
Doctor :   and this primary dysmenorhea will be relieved few months after pregnancy
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   what?
User :   I am nt married still
Doctor :   you may be experiencing this
Doctor :   to subside you can take certain tablets
Doctor :   and also there are certain exercises
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.
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