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Heavy menstrual bleeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hI
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   this is my 1st time experiencing a heavy menstrual period
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you mention your age and when was your last menses?
User :   i had a tubal ligation done last year and had a period 2 mths ago which was light and lasted 4 days
User :   33 yrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   When did the present period start?
User :   just yesterday, but today i've had to change my pad almost every hour
Doctor :   Did this happen any time in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   I suggest that you take plenty of rest and take a Tab. Mefenamic acid after food twice a day for 2 days.
User :   can i buy that over the counter
Doctor :   Yes, it is a pain killer. It is OTC in India but I am not aware elsewhere.
User :   im not experiencing any pains
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But it reduces the flow

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