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How to stop your period permanently

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: But it can take up to 18 months to go back to regular periods.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Surgery: Talk to your gyn, as only permanent solution is surgical removal. Depo shot or implants can last many months at a time, but if seeking "finality, " ne... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Bleeding at 68: No a D&C will not necessarily stop her bleeding, however I doubt she is having periods. She needs to be seen right away by GYN to evaluate this bl... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: A normal teen girl is supposed to have menstrual periods, so doctors wouldn't permanent stop a normal bodily function. An primary care doctor or an Ob... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A tubal won't do it.: Tubal ligation will not stop your period from occuring and may increase the interval frequency by interrupting the blood supply between the ovary and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Check blood sugar!: When you develop frequent yeast infections, it is important to find out why. See your doc and get checked out. Be sure that you have no problems wit... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lowry
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not likely with OCP: Birth control, or "oral contraceptives" in the medical community, are not commonly associated with permanent cessation of your menses (OCP effect is t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Ablation: This is an in office option which may stop your periods completely, could also produce a significant decrease to your current flow.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Menses: First, why? Are they too heavy, too frequent, too painful? You may have an underlying condition that needs to be treated. Some people will go on bi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
Gynecology 54 years experience
Maybe, consider risk: A hysterectomy is much too risky to do just to stop normal periods. However, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or depoprovera are low risk birth control... Read More

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