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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: But it can take up to 18 months to go back to regular periods.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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 56-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
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
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A 25-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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ablation: This is an in office option which may stop your periods completely, could also produce a significant decrease to your current flow.
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A 31-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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
53 years experience in Gynecology
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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