Pain during menstrual period – Any solution

Most of the time girls live with fear for the monthly pain of menstrual period. After puberty all ladies except pregnant women are fallen in a hormonal cycle which takes normally 28 days where ovulation takes place in the middle of the cycle and discharge of fragmented ovum, destroyed blood vessels being with blackish blood are occurred normally in the last 3-5 days of the periodic cycle by the influence of LH, FSH, GnRH, Estrogen, and Progesterone. This endocrinal cycle is called menstrual cycle.

But this periodic cycle is not regular for all the ladies specially in south Asian region. Some feel pain during menstruation. The pain has many varieties with duration and intensity.

Why this menstrual pain happens?

During menstrual period the uterus undergoes sollowen and tortuous due to highly vascular properties of this organ for various hormonal discharges. But when menstruation occur uterus tends to shrink and expel the newly formed blood vessels which leads to severe pain during the periodic change.

What should we do during severe menstrual pain?

1. Maintain hygiene with sterile pad and clean cloths
2. Mild pain - do nothing
3. Moderate pain - take pain killer (Timonium, Aceclofenac, Ibuprofen, Ketorolac) being with anti ulcer drug
4. Severe Pain – contact with physician, may use Timonium injection or Ketorolac inj. being with inj. Omeprazole.
5. If the pain persists from cycle to cycle you should take advice from a gynecologist for permanent relief.
6. Soft hand massaging may be helpful during the acute condition of the pain.

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