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Safety measures during periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :  
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Last month I came my first period
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what r the measures to be taken for health safety
Doctor :   The first few cycles of your periods will be irregular at least for a year. There is
Doctor :   nothing to worry about but make sure that you carry sanitary pads with you.
User :   some times i will get headaches and pains between to legs
Doctor :   Yes, the leg pains are common during periods
User :   pains in bleading time also
Doctor :   You should make sure that during your periods, you change your pads wvery 8 hrs and dispose them safely in household bins
Doctor :   You need to take adequate rest during your period
Doctor :   Avoid strenuous activity like climbing stairs or standing for a long time
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to exercise daily in the normal time, that will reduce the period pains

Doctor :   Try to maintain a healthy diet and maintain a healthy weight
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