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Migraines due to skipping Dysmenorrhea medications - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I'm on the pill for severe dysmennorhea. When I am off of the pill I have wicked migraines. Is it ok if I split one of the pills in half and take it during my "off" week to try and prevent these headaches?
User :   I am currently seeing a neurologist but he hasn't given me any recomomendations for this
User :   just medication to take for the migraine
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   But every month when I have stopped the pill I am guaranteed 2-3 migraines
User :   22, female, Ottawa Ontario, Student, Single
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   None of the above, no
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   No
User :   I have a normal blood pressure with a slightly faster pulse
User :   Which we have been monitoring for about a month and a half
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   Yes
User :   I am prescribed furenol and migranol for my migraines
Doctor :   pl tell what all medications?
User :   I am also on the pill
Doctor :   ok
User :   I'm trying to figure out a way to reduce/get rid of the 2-3 headaches per month I am guaranteed when off the pill
Doctor :   well thats little complicated
User :   I was given a low dose of estrogen before
User :   to take during the off week
User :   but it had no affect
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.
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