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I think my period is an unhealthy one
kirbygirl31 posted:
So every month for the first two days of my period I can not function. Literally can not do anything. My cramps are so aggressive that I can feel the wave and ripple through my belly. Than I can not keep anything down no liquid or solid. I'm so drained that I can barely move. All I can do is lay in the fetal position. I'm not a baby about things either I worked 12 hour days while unbeknownst to me my kidneys and liver were shutting down. So I can handle allot. But not this I can't live like this much more what could be causing this reaction?
georgiagail responded:
There are quite a few women who find the first day or two of their menstrual period quite rough. Sometimes going on birth control pills helps with these symptoms. Sometimes OTC or prescription pain medication does.

Have you discussed any of these options with your gynecologist?

kirbygirl31 replied to georgiagail's response:
I have been trying to get into see my woman's health doctor with the VA hospital. But trying to get an appointment is like trying to pull teeth. But I intend to. I just can not take it anymore, and besides that I hate to take a day from work because of this. My boss thinks it is Endometriosis. He is pretty understanding and we just call it my day off lol. But I have had enough!

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