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Can medication help cramps from your period?

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Medications such as ibuprofen (Advil) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) can help ease period pain. Putting a heating pad or hot water bottle on your abdomen may also help. If your cramping is severe, talk to your health care provider.

From: Girls and Puberty WebMD Medical Reference

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American Social Health Association's Iwannaknow.org: "Puberty for Girls - What to Expect." 

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Puberty Information for Girls."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on April 23, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Social Health Association's Iwannaknow.org: "Puberty for Girls - What to Expect." 

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Puberty Information for Girls."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on April 23, 2018

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