Mittelschmerz

Mittelschmerz is lower belly (abdominal) pain that happens between your periods (menstrual periods). The pain may be felt right before, during, or after your ovary releases an egg (ovulation).

HOME CARE

  • Only take medicines as told by your doctor. Do not take aspirin.

  • Write down when the pain starts. Write down how bad it is, if you had a fever with the pain, and how long the pain lasted.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have more pain and medicine does not help.

  • You start bleeding from your vagina (more than spots of blood) and have pain.

  • You feel sick to your stomach (nauseous) and throw up (vomit).

  • You have a fever.

  • You feel lightheaded and pass out (faint).

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.