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Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz)


What home remedies have you found helpful in treating your painful ovulation? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Mum , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

I tried Tylenol for painful ovulation before reading this article. Then I took ibuprofen which seems to help more. The pain feels like cramps but only on one side of the lower abdomen.

Comment from: mary, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 30

I mostly take enough rest and lie on my abdomen for some time then the pain from ovulation will subside in a while. I don't usually take medicines but my pain is severe.

Medically reviewed by Wayne Blocker, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCES: MedscapeReference.com. Gynecologic Pain.

Reiter, Robert C. "Evidence-Based Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain." Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 41.2 June 1998: 422-435.

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