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  • Deadly period cramps??

    As the title says, every period is a nightmare to me. The cramps are sooo painful that I have to curl up in my bed and miss classes and appointments every month. I'm only 18 and still a virgin but I do masturbate sometimes (non-penetrative).

    I have tried going to the doc and they just prescribed me painkillers and mini-pills. I've had an ultrasound done and they said i have no problems with my privates. I've been taking painkillers only since I heard I can gain weight from taking pills. But painkillers really hurt my stomach >.<

    Anyone with a similar experience? Please share any tips!! Thanks.

  • Aww you poor love. I luckily only have the odd very painful crampy episodes with my cycle. I've been told that hit water bottles to the belly and Tylenol help. Make sure you take painkillers with or after food to minimise the effect in your stomach.
    Although some women gain weight on progestin only pills, some lose weight. So I wouldn't stop taking it for that reason. They can take a few months to settle down once you start a minipill, so as you've already been given a clean bill of health for your lady parts, the minipill is worth a good shot.

    I also heard that Masterbating helps releive the cramping ( on the few occasions I tested this theory it worked).
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    • Thanks for the suggestions. Maybe I'll try the minipill

      As for masturbation, I have heard that theory too. But for me, I feel like the cramps are worse if I masturbated more frequently the week before my period :/

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      • Hey HaruMeow this may help you that i found something on line that may help you. On other thing my mother used to get a heating pad and put in on her stomach along with drinking lots of water then you normally do.This used to give her some relief with this problem.I hope what i found helps you out it looks like most expert says masturbating will help with your bad cramps during your periods good luck.

        NO, it is not bad. Some women feel like masturbating and sex while on their period, others do not. Many women say that having an orgasm eases cramps. Orgasm does increase the blood flow to the uterine muscle and may make it expel the blood quicker, but the best part that orgasms give up such relaxation and good feelings, that tolerating the discomfort of menstruation is easier.

        This is what Planned Parenthood says on this subject:

        It is safe and healthy for a girl to masturbate when she has her period. Some women masturbate especially during menstruation to relieve menstrual cramps.

        If a woman is using a tampon, she should remove it before insertive masturbation. Otherwise the tampon and its string could get pushed up too deep in the vagina for the woman to get it out herself.

        Many women report that their patterns of sexual desire are different at different times in their cycles. Sometimes a woman is more easily aroused than at other times. Some women experience increased desire at menstruation, right after menstruation, or at ovulation.

        The causes for these patterns of sexual desire are not clearly understood. We know that levels of the hormone testosterone play a role in sexual desire in both women and men. But we also know that psychological and emotional factors are very important.

        All we know for sure is that the pattern of sexual desire is different for different women. It's another good example of how being different is normal.
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        • I had that problem also, but then a nurse I know recommended taking calcium supplements every day. You need to make sure you're strict with taking them every day, though, and you need to let them build up in your body in order to have results.

          I tried everything for my cramps before, from ibuprofen to heating pads and even Midol. One thing I learned recently is that it helps if you start taking the Ibuprofen a few days before your period actually starts. Wine also helps a lot.

          I really hope your cramps get better .

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