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    (Original post by )
    Hmmm interesting, how do people get on with cramps if they have to go school?
    Like have a week off every month? Surely not.
    naah.
    you go to school sit at the back and cry in pain alone. i dont get cramps but my friends do so i know how they deal with it.

    also most teachers are usually female so they understand and let you go and sit in the office or not listen in class.
    with my friends it's usually the first or second day that get cramps the rest of the week is slightly better.
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    (Original post by )
    Hmmm interesting, how do people get on with cramps if they have to go school?
    Like have a week off every month? Surely not.
    well it's the first like 2 days that are the most painful. I have to wake up extra early and take my time getting ready and walking slowly. At school i'd have like 0 energy and won't move around at break and lunch times. I've had to miss school days before because of it, like sometimes i vomit it gets so bad
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    I just cry Nothing else works. That reminds me, my week of doom is on it's way...

    A couple of months it was so bad I got really light headed and was sweating, I felt like I was going to vomit so went and sat in the garden and I went all yellow apparently (according to my mum). She was going to take my to the hospital but I took a few paracetamols and the pain calmed down.

    Then people say (I have heard women who don't have periods and men say this ) that period pain is fake! HOW DARE YOU????!!!!
    people say it's fake?! Well then, let me stab them in their side and twist... see how they like it.

    crying is all i can do... and wow good luck with your week of doom!
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    people say it's fake?! Well then, let me stab them in their side and twist... see how they like it.

    crying is all i can do... and wow good luck with your week of doom!
    I know!!! and I was supposed to say 'women who don't have painful periods' not 'women who don't have periods' lol!

    I wish you the best It's horrible, I know!
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    You know OP, it's the worst when you want to vomit, that's when it's disgustingly painful, because not only are you trying to clench your legs are stomach to stop the pain, you are also simultaneously trying to clench you throat not to vomit. Oh god I don't even want to think about it....
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    (Original post by Katty3)
    Wheat bag. Stick it in the microwave for a minute and cuddle it to your belly over your clothes.

    Once your ibuprofen has worn off, take ibuprofen lysene. Marketed as feminax, but the generic stuff is just as good.
    I find it's two or three times as effective.

    You can also have paracetamol.
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    hmmm maybe i should try feminax... i'll send my brother to Tescos in a minute. Maybe i'll tell him to get a hot water bottle too. Took paracetamol and it's gotten SLIGHTLY better (like i can move my body and im not crippled anymore) but i'll try the other methods thanks!

    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    I feel so bad for you right now OP
    awh thank you i'd say it's fine but it's really not but idk it is what it is right?

    (Original post by ZuluK)
    Man I know how you feel the first 3 days are baaaaadd.

    You need:
    Feminax tablets
    Hot water bottle
    Thick duvet
    A tight corner
    A good old movie/TV series/book
    yes the first 3 days are killers
    a few people have recommended feminax so maybe i'll try it. Was gonna revise today LOL not gonna happen. Maybe i'll rewatch Star Wars...

    (Original post by Imperion)
    Weird position... weird arse omega 3.... lmao Get better OP
    haha thanks

    (Original post by selfteaching)
    go on the pill, it helps a ton
    i've heard that it does but don't i need a prescription for that?
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    I know!!! and I was supposed to say 'women who don't have painful periods' not 'women who don't have periods' lol!

    I wish you the best It's horrible, I know!
    haha yeah I got you thanks

    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    You know OP, it's the worst when you want to vomit, that's when it's disgustingly painful, because not only are you trying to clench your legs are stomach to stop the pain, you are also simultaneously trying to clench you throat not to vomit. Oh god I don't even want to think about it....
    yeah oh my gosh I literally sit in the toilet for like 30 minutes every time before it calms down enough to make me feel like i'm not gonna puke soon so i can go back to bed. You get all sweaty and clammy and cold and feverish omg it feels like you're sick with a really bad cold it's horrible!!
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    Seriously, OP, I know your pain, it's why I've just gotten the implant to see if it helps. Painkillers and hot water bottles shall be your best friends this week.
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    I know the struggle OP. Taking part in regular exercise can help prevent the pain from getting as bad and maybe look into whether there's anything that needs changing in your diet
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    yeah you need a prescription, just tell the doctor you get excessive pains or that you need it for personal reasons, it's easy to get
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    Been there. I sometimes want to commit suicide just to make the pain stop. Use a hot water bottle, take strong painkillers and drink warm milk with a little bit of honey. If you're well enough to move, believe it or not but exercise really does help! Have some food with you (fully recommend chocolate) and watch something/ read/ play or do something to distract you from the pain.

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    Definitely get someone to rub your tummy (or do it yourself but pampering is better!) - it really helps. I get your pain, hope you get better soon!
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    There's no point in giving you a differential for you to google and panic over. Go see your GP - you should probably have investigations/treatment if your pain is so severe that it's impacting on your every day life (missed school days means missed work days in the future) and activities. Sorry to hear you're having such a rough time.
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    You can get stronger pain killers from the chemist - Feminax ULTRA (naproxen). Add on paracetamol or co-codamol. This is one of the reasons why a lot of girls go on the pill. It can disrupt your life so much, may as well go on the pill. Omega3 wont do much. You want to try evening primrose oil, its naturally antiinflammatory.
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    Mango really really helps, whether you eat or drink it! It helps with internal heat or something like, so it relieves your cramps. From personal experience, the implant helps too. I've only had one period since I got it and that was pain free and really light.
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    No jokes, I had to take my girlfriend to ER once a year or so ago because she acted like she was in labor during her menstruation. It was honestly terrifying, she was screaming and slowly crawling across the floor, I had no idea wtf was wrong with her. Went to the hospital and found out hours later, it was menstrual cramps and she got over the counter meds.


    Her first days of her cycle are her worst days, seemingly. Idk any remedies but try painkillers and perhaps a light walk.

    (Original post by ZuluK)
    Man I know how you feel the first 3 days are baaaaadd.

    You need:
    Feminax tablets
    Hot water bottle
    Thick duvet
    A tight corner
    A good old movie/TV series/book
    lool exactly what helped my girl out. She acted like she was possessed by the devil.
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    thanks yeah deep breathing helps but the pain is so concentrated just near my right hip :argh:
    lol wow I feel so bad for women now. i thought it was just overreacting but apparently it's a thing.
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Seriously, OP, I know your pain, it's why I've just gotten the implant to see if it helps. Painkillers and hot water bottles shall be your best friends this week.
    hmm how long does the implant last? like... do you have to take it out and change it or what? and does it hurt? Is it working?

    (Original post by Spotted Monkey)
    I know the struggle OP. Taking part in regular exercise can help prevent the pain from getting as bad and maybe look into whether there's anything that needs changing in your diet
    I don't even exercise in my normal life you want me to exercise when my insides are being ripped to shreds inside of me and bleeding out of my vagina?!

    sorry TMI but i can't even go down stairs right now - and i need to pee :argh:

    (Original post by selfteaching)
    yeah you need a prescription, just tell the doctor you get excessive pains or that you need it for personal reasons, it's easy to get
    alright i'll try to get an appointment tomorrow

    (Original post by )
    Oh right, i'll probably be more aware now. Bit of an awkward situation if some girl i see is in pain and i ask whats up, i doubt they would feel comfortable telling a guy that they have period cramps. Even if they did how would i react like "oh yeah i've been through that before, it's well bad" coz thats how i would normally react.
    hmm yeah usually we're extra emotional (i don't act like an ******* despite being in crippling pain because i just swear under my breath and clench my fists etc and try to smile and be nice but other women would probably deathstare you and maybe lash out) or extra quiet... tend to put our head down on the desk, not like bending down to pick something up or getting up from sitting down in one place for like 3 hours

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    but yeah just don't say anything lol all we wanna do is eat chocolate, put our heads down and listen to emo music

    (Original post by TheGreatImposter)
    Been there. I sometimes want to commit suicide just to make the pain stop. Use a hot water bottle, take strong painkillers and drink warm milk with a little bit of honey. If you're well enough to move, believe it or not but exercise really does help! Have some food with you (fully recommend chocolate) and watch something/ read/ play or do something to distract you from the pain.

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    yes sometimes i forget what it's like to feel normal again. i'll try the milk and honey... and i'm watching movies to distract me but i'm literally rocking myself back and forth to ease the pain

    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Definitely get someone to rub your tummy (or do it yourself but pampering is better!) - it really helps. I get your pain, hope you get better soon!
    haha too self conscious for that, i'll rub my own tummy - it's helped a bit thanks

    (Original post by RollerBall)
    There's no point in giving you a differential for you to google and panic over. Go see your GP - you should probably have investigations/treatment if your pain is so severe that it's impacting on your every day life (missed school days means missed work days in the future) and activities. Sorry to hear you're having such a rough time.
    oh gosh i don't think it's some life threatening disease but i'll go to the GP just in case...

    (Original post by StudentGod168)
    You can get stronger pain killers from the chemist - Feminax ULTRA (naproxen). Add on paracetamol or co-codamol. This is one of the reasons why a lot of girls go on the pill. It can disrupt your life so much, may as well go on the pill. Omega3 wont do much. You want to try evening primrose oil, its naturally antiinflammatory.
    definitely getting feminax... maybe i should get the pill.. will try the primrose oil thank you

    (Original post by dragonsonmars)
    Mango really really helps, whether you eat or drink it! It helps with internal heat or something like, so it relieves your cramps. From personal experience, the implant helps too. I've only had one period since I got it and that was pain free and really light.
    oh i love mango - i'll try it omg yass a life without periods i need this implant...

    (Original post by Animagus)
    No jokes, I had to take my girlfriend to ER once a year or so ago because she acted like she was in labor during her menstruation. It was honestly terrifying, she was screaming and slowly crawling across the floor, I had no idea wtf was wrong with her. Went to the hospital and found out hours later, it was menstrual cramps and she got over the counter meds.


    Her first days of her cycle are her worst days, seemingly. Idk any remedies but try painkillers and perhaps a light walk.



    lool exactly what helped my girl out. She acted like she was possessed by the devil.
    yeah it does get reallllyy bad and it is the first few days that are the worst - eventually start acting like the girl from the exorcist! it's really not a great experience.. it's like someone stabbed you in your lower abdomen and started twisting the knife while dragging it across your body - it just hurts so bloody much your poor girlfriend! literally stuffing myself with painkillers right now
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    hmm how long does the implant last? like... do you have to take it out and change it or what? and does it hurt? Is it working?
    Lasts for 3 years, it is put in your arm. I only got it in on Friday past so we will have to see if it works, but I have a shocking bruise on my left arm from it. The anesthetic hurt a lot, but not the actual getting the implant in.
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    (Original post by Animagus)
    lol wow I feel so bad for women now. i thought it was just overreacting but apparently it's a thing.
    nope it's a real thing - the worst thing

    what happens is during the month our uterus (thing that holds baby) basically starts building up and getting thick and ready to house a baby. Since there's no baby - what does it do? It rips itself to shreds, literally pulling and shredding itself away and then comes out the bottom. so a period is basically your insides ripping themselves apart and coming out - and yes you feel every bit of it.

    And yes there are solid chunks.

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