Hello, I'm 21 years old and I got my first period when I was 11. I've had constant chronic pain while menstruating since that age. I've tried paracetamol, ibuprofen, mefenamic acid but nothing cuts through the pain (heat pads do but as soon as I take the heat off the pain comes back), so I struggle to sleep, do uni work, have a life basically. The nurse at my clinic told me to take my pills back to back for 3 months then have a week break to bleed, but I'm still in so much pain, I also had a swab done for chlamydia and gonorrhea (I've had this pain since I was 11 so surely these should come back negative). Has anyone else out there suffered like me, and is there anything you could suggest I try next. Thank you in advance
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