Menstrual cramps, also called dysmenorrhea, are a common form of pain in menstruating women.
Menstrual cramps, also called dysmenorrhea, are a common form of pain in menstruating women. They may start shortly before a woman’s period and last for several days. Menstrual cramps can cause pain in the abdomen, hips, lower back, and inner thighs. Menstrual cramp relief can come from over-the-counter painkillers, heating pads, massage, rest, and avoiding caffeine and alcohol. For severe cramps, your doctor can prescribe medications.
For more information please see Menstrual Problems.
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