Ibuprofen and menstrual bleeding

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I went in complaining about it last week and am having an ultrasound to check for cysts, fibroids and IUD placement. I have often worried that in the 11 or 12 years I've had this IUD in that it's either shifted or grown into my uterus. Probably an unfounded worry though. Pretty much the only thing that helps my cramps is Advil (ibuprofen). Tylenol doesn't touch them. Heating pads are great too.
Hi...I always had intermittent <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> ( 2 monthlys) and they were heavy.....and I went into early menopause...I did not have my dx at the time so I had no idea...but, I now know I also have a thyroid condition common with us chiarians...Hashimoto's thyroiditis. As Pam pointed out many of us will have to deal with autoimmune issues as well as connective tissue disorders....and Hashimotos is autoimmune. Also check into Ehlers-Danlos as well....
People don't usually think to do that when they are <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> too much, but tubal pregnancy is one of the most common causes of abnormal <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> and pain, and it can be life threatening if it is missed--so even if it is "impossible" GET A PREGNANCY TEST out of the way! If that test is positive--my next suggestion for a patient of mine would be to go RIGHT AWAY to the emergency room and let them handle it from there.
At times if I take both 2 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> and midol max it relieves it a bit, and at times excedrin <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> complete has been the most help lately. Since the condition is something fairly common but not often discussed there is not much help out there. I wish it had a name at least but the Gyno and several general physicians I have gone to just have little information.
Meanwhile, the medical world has had them split into primary dysmenorrhea and secondary dysmenorrhea. The mildest form of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> cramps are sometimes just a minor discomfort, a heavy feeling in the abdominal region. Women suffering the most extreme menstrual cramps are sometimes forced to change their regular routine for a few days. In primary dysmenorrhea, there is no underlying physical condition causing the pain.
hi this is sweta, i would like to explain u the case of my aunt who needs your help she is of age 40 now and generally her cycle date is 20 and this month on 7th little <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> started with brown colour drops and on 16th heavy bleeding took place ,6 napkins same day and generally she suffers from heavy pain of both longs and this time quite more pain kindly let us know 1)what the problem is 2)what care should be taken for her 3)is it anythi
I have had abnormal bleeding for years, since high school. I bled for about four years straight every single day in high school. I would soak my gym shorts whenever I did strenuous excercises. Now, I have low back pain. If I do something that causes my back to really start aching, I will start having pre menstrual cramps then full on bleeding with severe gas pain & bloating. I would have to take over 24000 ibuprofen tablets (200mg) in one day to get through & to slow down the bleeding.
My ablation was unsuccessful and now to make matters worse, I have severe <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> cramping. I take ibprofen every few hours and it does nothing to relieve the pain. I am sick and tired of being miserable every month. Do you know why my cramping is even more severe now and do you have any suggestions to relieve them? Could it be a hormonal thing?
I take more than the recommended dosage of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> once a month for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> cramps. I initially take 3, 200 mg. tablets at the onset of cramps, then 2-3 about every three hours for the first 24 hrs. I have been doing this for the past 3 or 4 years, and havn't notice any side effects, but have been told that this can cause ulcers. How much can I safely take without causing damage to my stomach or other organs?
I spotted a little and now today on Monday I seem to have dropped my Sac and have had some heavier <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>. The cramps are pretty unbearable I think they dont tell you how bad it can really be. Well Thank you for listening and to all who have lost keep looking ahead and keep trying.....Someone told me even though it didnt work this time at least I know I can get pregnant so why give up...
I had this Friday and it is Sunday night and I am having pelvic pain and I am <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> quite a bit with clots.
It stopped <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> and everything is back to normal :) Thank you
In the morning I discovered that I hadn't even started <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>. And two days later, I still haven't started my period. There is not a chance that I am pregnant--I have not been sexually active in 9 months. I will go to the doctor but I just can't make it for a couple of weeks due to work commitments so I hope someone here may have an idea of what may be going on. Thank you.
Everything came out normal, so she recommended <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> 400 mg every 4 hours to help lighten the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>. This didn't help. I consulted a reproductive endocrinologist, who ran other tests: progesterone, DHEAS, testosterone, and a 2 hour oral glucose tolerance test. I had an elevated DHEAS and testosterone, and was diagnosed with insulin resistance.
I have constant pain,(high threshold for pain), and have tried <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> and tylenol, they don't touch it. I am trying to figure out what questions I need to ask, and if there is a better medication for pain I can take. I am not a fan of narcotics because they only make me feel like I'm on drugs w/pain, lol. I thought of Ultram, has worked for pain before but it wasn't this kind of pain.
Hello i am 15 coming up to 16 yrs old and i have been bleedin for 12 days now it has been a mixture of light and heavy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> and on the 11th day i started getting period pains. The blood started coming out thick and lumpy and is now starting and stopping again. I also feel tired and irritable and very emotional...is this normal???
You can purchase the capsules from the large stores that sell vitamins and also from a herbal shop. Keep a written record of your <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> cycles and the symptoms that you get and how your periods are (which I have no doubt that you do). Use a hot water bottle or a heat pack to place on your tummy or your back for pain relief as well as taking pain relief medications as prescribed on the packet.
Is it possible I have developed an allergy to both Aspirin and Tylenol? What do I do now, move onto <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> and hope that some how my body doesn't eventually try to reject that as well?
BTW Menorrhagia is the medical term for heavy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>, if that's what you meant by extreme <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>, which could be one of the causes of your anemia, if this is the case, it's because of the excessive blood loss. Look into high estrogen, low progesterone (estrogen dominance) as a possible cause of Menorrhagia, which once confirmed, is easily corrected in most cases, by applying a natural progesterone cream.
i was quickly put on a medication called Naproxen which is similar to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> as it is an anti inflamitory medicine (i live in the UK and don't know if this medicine will be called this in other countries). i had previously tried ibuprofen itself but it didn't work. within a couple of weeks of being given naproxen my fibromyalgia pains had virtually gone. i also find it isn't at all addictive and have managed to come of it easily several times, although the pain then returns.
Will my periods be like this every month? Talked to nurse and she just advised <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> for swelling and thats it! When will my body be back to normal? Please Advise.
I was diagnosed with IBS-Constipation Type and given literature on the condition and nothing more. So, I sought a second opinion and this GI also did nothing and told me he didn't think I needed to be scoped - ridiculous in my opinion taking into account my history and active symptoms. I was very displeased and went for a 3rd opinion as I was experiencing severe abdominal pain and spasms, severe constipation, gas and bloating with visible distension and a recent onset of acid reflux.
I had 5 weeks of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> that started in April, 3 weeks clear and then over 2 weeks of heavy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> and spotting again. That's how I found out I have ovarian cyst, 3cm. left ovary in May. Started taking birth control pill (alleesee) in June so this is just fairly recent. I was in between heavy and moderate bleeding the last 2 periods but took ibuprofen since I was hunched over in pain.
i have had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> for 3 months and have bad cramps and blood clots and stopped <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> for 10 days in that 3 months finly stopped 1 day well should i say more im waiting 1 more mounth then ???????????
Now I have new problems A and B. I use X number of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>menstrual</span> pads and tampons during (list the days of your period, so the doctor knows when it's heaviest). It helps when I ____, but ____ makes it worse, and ____ has no effect." Just very simple like that. I swear, if one more doctor ever says to me, Well blood in the toilet can be one drop but look like a lot more, I might lose it lol.
I'm not suggesting that you do all of this and ignore something more serious I'm just telling you that the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>, pain, and cramping is not always necessarily the worst case scenario.
I had an HSG done a few months back,, and it was fairly quick and I only felt a short cramp.. I also took a Vicoden before hand and I recommend that. Some women take <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> or Aleve beforehand also. I took the day off and that was it.. you will probably be a little crampy afterwards. As far as your hormone level, such as the day 3 FSH test, the lower your FSH is, the better.
2006 - Went on Yasmin but changed a year later due to an insane amount of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span>. 2007 - Went on Yaz instead and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bleeding</span> was much better but libido decreased tremendously and seven months later, had a HUGE anxiety attack while out of town for a conference. My GP put me on Lexapro, felt good for about 3 months, and then we stepped me off of it because I assumed it was ennvironmental stressors and not linked to Yaz. Two months later, another huge anxiety attack.
I'm an active, well educated, hard working 30 year old female. I work 50+ hours a week and I workout at the gym a few times a week. My husband and I have a great life together. I have taken a very limited amount of medication over my 12 years of struggling in pain. This is probably not what you pictured when you heard that I have Fibromyalgia. We are stereo typed into a group of whining women (and some men), who are pill seekers, who need to toughen up and deal with life.
I have constant pain,(high threshold for pain), and have tried <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ibuprofen</span> and tylenol, they don't touch it. I am trying to figure out what questions I need to ask, and if there is a better medication for pain I can take. I am not a fan of narcotics because they only make me feel like I'm on drugs w/pain, lol. I thought of Ultram, has worked for pain before but it wasn't this kind of pain.
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