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I Have Painful Periods

For sufferers of painful menstruation or dysmenorrhea 1,206 People

    Why Do I Feel Nauseous When On My Period?

    Why Do I Feel Nauseous When on My Period? It is not uncommon for a woman to have a variety of secondary symptoms that accompany her period. From a slight headache during menstruation to lower abdominal cramping to nausea and even vomiting, every woman experiences her...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    Dysmenorrhea -Which I always have every

    freaking month (like now) that it is making me hard to move and makes me just wanna stay in my bed the whole time because I just feel I am having pains all over my body.
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I hate periods !! Its like a battlefield in

    your uterus... Nonetheless try Diane-35 it helps regulate the heavy flow and cramping.
    Mi5h Mi5h 18-21, F Jul 1, 2014

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    Midol? CHECK ice cream?

    CHECK heating pad? CHECK candy? CHECK romantic movies with happy and sad endings? CHECK CHECK AND CHECK ugh shoot me... DX
    VolcanicMermaid VolcanicMermaid 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Painful Periods

    Every month I get the same pains on the first day of my period. My whole body hurts my feet swell up and my legs hurt when I walk on them. Then my upper body is just aching. For the first day I always go number 2 and while I'm doing that I feel like I'm going to vomit. I tell my...
    Dontworryboutit Dontworryboutit 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I FEEL LIKE IM GONNA DIE.

    .. omg someone is stabbing me in abdomen... i feel like i got raped by a knife.
    AokiKoixora AokiKoixora 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    I am in so much pain.

    .. My cramps are horrible.. Anyone know something that helps?? I can't take pain killers tho
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 26 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    I feel like I'm dying lol.

    Oh my goshhhhh it feels like knives stabbing my lower abdomen repeatedly. Being a girl has its perks, and this certainly is NOT one of them! Just thought you were all dying to know this haha. UGHHHHH LIFE.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    What a great way to end this awful day,

    right?! Sometimes being a girl isn't so great lol. I hate getting all personal and this may be TMI, but I could really care less! Going to bed in immense pain. God is good, but dammmmmn I'm in pain!
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Curled Up In the Fetal Position

    My periods are so painful that I end up in bed curled up in the fetal position with a heating pad.  The pain is soooo horrible!!!  It wasn't like this when I was younger, it has gotten worse as I got older.  My OB/GYN has even done a D&C on me hoping to help...
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Punched From The Inside.

    I feel like I am being punched from the inside and can do nothing but curl up in a fetal like state and take a couple of paracetamols. My womb is a fist squeezing, squeezing, tighter and tighter like a boa constrictor on it's prey. Most of the time I do not feel anything, but...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 70+, F 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Two Days Of Pain

    My first two days of my period are very painful; First day is the pain of the period, and the second day, I have painful cramps.Painful cramps are the worst; If I don't have to go anywhere the second day; I just stay home.
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F Feb 28, 2012

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    Omg. **** my life. Laying down in a retarded

    position all day. Not being able to walk or sit down without feeling pain. Ugh. Paracetamol doesn't help at all. Can't wait till this week is over. :(
    littleka littleka 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    ZoeAmilia ZoeAmilia 16-17, F Jun 14, 2014

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    Yesterday at school: Stomach Flu was going

    around. I ate lunch, and the meat tasted weird. I didn't want to eat it but ate it anyway so that I wouldn't have hunger pains later. My stomach starts hurting so badly that I think I am about to puke. I am feeling puking sensations. I go to the nurse's office (which is rare for...
    Inky04 Inky04 22-25 Dec 7, 2013

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    My Hell On Earth: Dysmennorhea

    Dysmennorhea, what is that? Yes, I didn’t know that I have suffered from dysmennorhea since my first menstruation until recently. All I know was I keep on having these symptoms during 3 days up to 1 week before my menstruation, in the whole week of the menstruation, and...
    mariaeckstein mariaeckstein 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    And when i had them i wanna by held by him long

    hours put his legs on me that is relaxing and makes me feel better all cuddled in his arms while hez watching tv or on his laptop !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Oct 19, 2014

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    I think men get it so easy every month

    for at least 4 days I'm in pain and feel umcomfatable!
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    You Know At Least Once A Month You Are Gonna Suffer Server Pain

    sometimes its twice a month with ovulation and spotting between cycles ever since the age of 11 when I got my first period I have had extreme pain... I have used strong drugs and heat packs, hot showers, deep heat rubs and nothing will break down the pain it is server and chronic...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Oh, gosh. This hurts,

    like, really hurts. Here I am, 4 o'clock in the morning in unbearable pain. I don't remember them ever hurting this much- so much that I'm in tears. Hopefully I can actually get some sleep soon. :(
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F 9 Responses May 27, 2014

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    I Have Dysmenorrhea & I Don't Want the Pill !

    I started my period at the ripe old age of 11.  Yeah found out in class in sixth grade when I bled all over my white pants.  Oh the embarrassment.  The first few years I would get mild cramps.  Around 13, my periods became excruciating.  I would...
    michlakegirl michlakegirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Not In the Traditional Sense.

    i never had bad cramping, etc like some of the girls i knew growing up. sure, periods were uncomfortable, but nothing crippling. then over the past year, when my muscle and joint pain has been getting worse and worse, i've started to notice that during "that time of the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2008

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    I'm sick of feeling wet down there

    for a whole week! It's annoying! And I'm sick of giving birth to "babies" (not actual babies. You know what the h3ll I mean). This time the "babies" caused more pain because they decided to grow. What did I ever do you, Oh Great Creator? What?!
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Oct 19, 2014

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    For me it feels like a train constantly running

    over my abdomen for the length of my period. I cry, miss events, become a ***** all because I'm in so much pain... I crush my Boyfriend's hand and I tell him that child birth will break his hand or turn his bone to dust...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Jun 24, 2014

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    Had 3 candy bars. A bag of chips.

    A sandwich. Chicken. A salad. More chocolate. Fruit. Chocolate covered bananas. Aleve. Soup. Lays. More soup. Pretzels. Fruit. I'm very emotional and whining for a massage for this unbearable pain going from my lower back to my left thigh. I wish someone could hold and feed me...
    MotionlessinH MotionlessinH 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Ughh I've been moody ,

    my lower stomach & back is aching and I don't have chocolate :( #girlproblems
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    I think I'm dying... This is the most painful

    period yet.. My sister said see a doctor.. I don't want to see a doctor is there anything that can help the pain??
    xxcarysxx xxcarysxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    I have super bad periods.

    ..but only when I'm on birth control (which I am on constantly now). But this time, my period is worse than ever. I think it's because I was having cramps about a week beforehand but with virtually no blood, but when I started taking my period pills; it took a day or two, but...
    DarkCelestriaRose DarkCelestriaRose 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I'm experiencing it right

    now OMG it hurts so much 😞😞😞😞😠😭😭😭😭😭😷😷😩😫
    xJesuslivesx xJesuslivesx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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    My stomach is cramping

    so bad. It makes me just want to stay in bed. I wish I didn't have cycles
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F Feb 12

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    thought the yoga would helps,

    but maybe i haven't followed enough sessions for it to have any effect. oh dear~ not again X'(
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2014

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    Most of my life I've never had painful periods

    until I got the IUD ParaGard. I've had it for about three years I love that it's hormone free. But my periods are more painful I almost never had cramps before but now I have cramps about a week prior to my period for three or four days. And I also have cramping and pain during...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F Oct 20, 2014

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    I have a headache, my back hurts,

    my lower abdomen....pain. It makes me extra lazy. The back pain is pulsating. I took some Tylenol. I swear I just want rip my spine out.
    Nurse68 Nurse68 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2014

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    This is for EP Member cskkean

    and any other person who wishes to know... 
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Raspberry Tea Stopped My Painful Periods

    I started taking Navane to treat so-called schizophrenia in 1982. It helped somewhat and I continue to take it to this day, not because it helps so much with any, again, so-called, "symptoms," but because it helps me to sleep and I firmly believe that although its...
    avataress avataress F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2006

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    So, so, so painful! It starts off with waves,

    but then becomes excruciating pangs of pain! My whole stomach hurts, my back is sore, my legs feel numb and tingly, and the pain only increases by the hour. I'm so glad this only lasts one day, and usually the first day of my period. Chocolate, please, please distract me and...
    InexplicableKy InexplicableKy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    I Feel the Pain...

    Since I was a teen, I have had to endure doubling-over, must-die-now pain during my menstrual cycle.  When I was in High School, my doctor gave me a prescription for Anaprox DS (super-duper version of Aleve).  Those giant blue pills were a SAVIOR!  I took them for...
    Katatonic Katatonic 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2007

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    Article: Menstrual Cycles: What Really Happens In Those 28 Days?!

    Have you ever wondered about the connection between your body's 28 day cycle and the cycle of the moon? Here's the theory. In the days before electricity, women's bodies were influenced by the amount of moonlight we saw. Just as sunlight and moonlight affect plants and animals...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2011

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    going to the store for Advil

    and chocolate icing...
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I'm experiencing the pain right now.

    .. Someone comfort me 💋💋💋
    NastyBitch69 NastyBitch69 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    New Side Of Me.

    I have gotten used to having my period but let me tell u, the pain is like a knife going into my stomach. I hate it! I get stomach cramps, headaches, mood swings, back hurts and i eat alot. Yep its pretty bad. Haha, my parents hate it because of the mood swings. I have to tell...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    I am 15, Ugh well yesterday I was in p-e doing

    our cross country practice. I was about half way though, I feel over crying my eyes out, the teacher ( male ) came running seeing if I was okay. I was like no sir my stomach was sooo sore like really sore I ended up being sick on the field. One of my best friends took me to the...
    girlsbelikewhattt girlsbelikewhattt 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    "Scenar Therapy" helped my 14 year old daughter.

    70% less pain and able to lead a normal life again. :)
    adsgsdfghert adsgsdfghert 41-45, F Jan 26

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    The very first day I had my period,

    I had just turned twelve a week before. My parents birthday gift to me was to trust me walking around town alone for a set time, and then meeting them on time for dinner. They were late. So I'm sitting in Pizza Hut for fifteen minutes. Three minutes into stopping exercising, I...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F Jul 8, 2014

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    I fuggin hate my period it's

    so uncomfortable ,my lower abdomen is going through he11 right now like ugh I just wanna suck all the blood out & do some d@mn yoga in a sawna.
    ThaQueen2 ThaQueen2 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    (JUSt a warning, this is quite TMI

    and fairly gross. :-) Yeah mine are just terrible. One period in particular was just horrendous. I was at home, second day of period (which is so heavy Canadian Niagara Falls gets jealous) and I was good until like 11 AM and then my mom was like "let's go to the mall, you and...
    humblyhoo humblyhoo 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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