Mefenamic Acid

Mefenamic acid belongs to the anthranilic acid derivatives class of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory group of drugs. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain and migraine associated with menstruation.

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My girlfriend has prolonged periods after taking a birth control pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend, but I did not ejaculate. As a precaution, she took birth control pill. She is having lower abdominal pain for more than 10 days. And her periods are also prolonged. Please suggest an appropriate solution. I asked the same question to a doctor, and I was as...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are only two possibilities for prolonged periods and pain. It might be the side effect of the contraceptive pill. OCP being a powerful hormone causes these kinds of symptoms. It might be the failure of the tablet. It might be pregnancy and in an aborting phase, bec...  Read Full »

Delayed periods after safe sex. Shall we go for pregnancy test?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected sex before 10 days of my period using condom. He did not ejaculate inside me. Before that day while having some foreplay a little amount of semen spilled near my vaginal area. Next day I took i-pill for safety concern. But I did not get my periods yet. Today is my due. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are very less chance of becoming pregnant as you had protected sex as well as you took i-pill within 24 hours of sex. Second thing, you can have irregular one or two cycle or your periods might get delayed as you have taken i-pill. You can do pregnancy test at hom...  Read Full »

Can a right ovarian cyst cause pain in the left pelvic area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have polycystic ovary syndrome and my periods get delayed sometimes. From the past four days, I am having pain in my left pelvic area. I got an ultrasound done, and it shows 4.5 cm cyst in my right ovary. Why am I having pain on my left side when the cyst is on the right? Could this p...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain that you are experiencing is not due to the ovarian cyst, as the cyst is on the right side and pain is on the left side. This pain might be caused by an infection or any other pathology. So, I suggest you repeat an ultrasound of the pelvis if the pain is sever...  Read Full »

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