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what can I take to stop my period immediately

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Medications: The birth control pills would have helped to regulate your period if started previously. Ibuprofen if you are not allergic to same can help,drink wate ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pills?: There are ways to do this if you are taking birth control pills. If not, its difficult to do.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stopping period: If you wish to stop your menses, start taking oral contraceptives on day 4-5 of your cycle, and take the active pills only until you wish to resume yo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options exist!: If you are having heavy periods or other problems and want them to stop there are a number of very good options such as a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Continuous birth control (skipping the "fake" pills) may work as may continuous synthetic progestins such as Medroxyprogesterone or Norethindrone acet ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
12 years experience Family Medicine
None: There are no over the counter drugs available that i know of that can stop your period temporarily. Speak to your healthcare provider about this issu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on the dose: It will depend on the dose and the cause of the period. If the bleeding is very heavy and is not due to a pathologic cause like a growth (fibroid) the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Gynecology: First it is very odd to hear a 19 year old tell us that she does not ovulate. There must be much more to your story than you are letting us know here. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ob-Gyn Dr. can help: For a prolonged menstrual period, especially a heavy prolonged period, a primary care doctor or an ob-gyn can help. The doctor can evaluate to see wha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't think: Mother nature installed us with on- off switches for menstruation. Discuss options for managing you period lenth with your gynecologist.

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