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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Menses (Overview)

Menses is a woman's menstrual cycle.


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Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Many poss causes: Se the GYN as this should be evaluated to determine the cause, so tx can be started to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Menses (Overview)

Menses is a woman's menstrual cycle.


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Im am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can cause menses twice a month ? I have menses twice a month in May & Jun & August . What can be ?

 Im am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can  cause menses twice a month ? I have  menses twice a month in May & Jun & August . What can be ?

History worrisome: Thickening of the urinary bladder won't generally cause you to have 2 periods a month. However, I see from your history that you have had a hysterectomy for stage 3 cervical cancer. Bleeding twice a month after a hysterectomy is worrisome, especially after stage III cervical cancer. You need to see your Gyn or Gyn Onc ASAP! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Menstraul cycle delays?

Menstraul cycle delays?

Periods: There is always the possibility of variation in your menstral cycle. A normal cycle can be anywhere from 21-35 days. ...Read more

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Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Yes: The period could return in 2-6 weeks or longer. If you are breast feeding the time might even be longer. ...Read more

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Bright red/brownish bleeding lighter than regular period 7 days after missed period. Regular periods. 22d cycle. Implantation? Miscarriage?

Bright red/brownish bleeding lighter than regular period 7 days after missed period. Regular periods. 22d cycle. Implantation? Miscarriage?

Irregular bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when menses is every 3 weeks instead of monthly?

What does it mean when menses is every 3 weeks instead of monthly?

Maturity : As the years go by , the cycle length tends to be shorter - and the menses comes closer together. However, there are times when the menses becomes less frequent. Either way, the predictable cycles of the 20's and 30's gives way to the less predictable cycles of the 40's and the cessation of menses in the early 50's. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods early menopause?

Are irregular periods  early menopause?

Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, mood swings, hot flashes etc. Other cuases of irregular periods can be hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, stress/trauma, medications, and or anatomical problems. Talk to your physician for more help. ...Read more

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Im afraid to take birth control pills just to treat ny irregular periods & heavy menses.What are the other options to treat this complications?

Im afraid to take birth control pills just to treat ny irregular periods & heavy menses.What are the other options to treat this complications?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: Most of the time irregular bleeding is due to hormones - which could be lack of ovulation or erratic ovulation. Birth control pills work very well for this. Other options include the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Heavy periods can come from polyps or fibroids is the uterus, but you are likely too young for that. Speak with your doctor about your fears regarding bcp, to see if they are applicable to you. ...Read more

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Dear Doc, I ve been on Metformin for the past 1 month and my menses are yet to arrive and am being treated for PCOS, not severe, just mild ones.

Dear Doc, I ve been on Metformin for the past 1 month and my menses are yet to arrive and am being treated for PCOS, not severe, just mild ones.

Wait & See: Keep taking metformin unless you experience any side effect. Based on severity treatment of PCOS usually involves multiple steps including hormone therapy in the form of birth control pills. Your doctor will determine the timing and choice of therapy. I think you are in good hand and wish you a good luck! ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Marraige or age?: Could be due to stress and recent changes, or could be early peri menopausal changes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Treatment for missed menses and vaginal discharge?

Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Lactating an menstrual period?

Lactating an menstrual period?

Your question is ???: Placing a question mark after a few words does not necessarily create a clear question. Please start over, as questions are not linked & provide basic information followed by a clear question. ...Read more

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Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but got worst during menses

Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but  got worst during menses

Yes.: Accutane is an effective treatment for acne that hasn't responded to the usual treatments. Just make sure you don't get pregnant while you're taking it, and keep your followup appointments with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very regular cycles.

Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very  regular cycles.

Hormonal changes: or fluctuations of female hormones, stress, tension, anxiety, nutritional factors,and possible thyroid issues can also be causes. Consiltyour GYN. ...Read more

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Can having irregular menstrual periods cause infertility?

Sometimes: It depends on why you have irregular periods. Of the cause is that you are not ovulating you will have trouble getting pregnant. Off you keep a calander you may discover tat you are more regular tan is obvious ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more