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3 Menstrual Cycles In One Month
Have had 3 menstrual cycles in 1 month. 21st apr- 5dys. 30th apr-7dys, 14th may-. Took emergency pill 8th of apr. Avg monthly cycle 24. What is wrong?
Dysfunctional uterus: You may be suffering from the condition called (dub), dysfunctional uttering bleeding. Sometimes an oral medication can be used to treat it; sometimes you ay need a d&c. See your healthcare provider as soon as you can. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
I've gotten my menstrual cycle 3 times in one month. I'm not on birth control. What could possibly be wrong with me?
As above: See u obgyn, for evaluation and advise. ...Read more
My menstrual cycles used to be about 28-31 days but for the past three months they have been from 37-41 days. Should I be worried?
Hi I had a baby 4 months ago and for 2 months now I have been having 2 menstrual cycles one at the beginning and one at the end is this normal?
I'm currently ttc & I have missed three menstrual cycles. Have a history of irregular periods. Have gained a lot of weight too.
I've never had regular menstrual cycles and I haven't had one for over a year now, can it be fixed without birth control?
I am 46 and have had menstrual cycle for 1 1/2 weeks I had a knee replacement in may and I just started haveing menstrual cycles in july but this is the longest one.
Are: Are you on any blood thinner type medications? If so then please notify your doctor of this long period. A period lasting this long can occur from hormonal imbalance and can be caused by perimenopause also. Please be sure that your pap smears are up to date. If you have heavy bleeding you might also need an endometrial biopsy. If this continues or you have new symptoms, please have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
I have had 2 menstrual cycles in 3 years. Currently I've bled a month an still going. I am 20 years old. Is that bad and please explain.
Anovulatory cycles: Two periods in 3 years and a period lasting 1 month sounds like anovulatory cycles which can have many causes such as thyroid disease, insulin resistance/diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome, adrenal disorders, and pituitary tumors. These can be very serious so you need to see your primary care provider or gynecologist to look into this. Best wishes. Hope this helps. ...Read more
For the last five months my menstrual cycles have been getting longer from 28 days to 29, then 30, 33, and this cycle it was cd 41. What's happening?
Good Day, I have abnormal menstrual cycles, I sometimes miss a month or two. And when I do get it, it last for 2 or 3 days, sometimes 4 maximum. I haven't ever been for a papsmear test
Reinforced my RX: I had 29 years old, black, moderately obese female, with extremely heavy and irregular bleeding requiring blood transfusions. She had been to many physicians wihtout success. Her thyroid work was normal. I did pelvic US and small calcification in pelvic cavity lead me to do laparoscopy. 1cm dermoid was removed, which had struma ovarii. Cured her. Before thyroidectomy, dermoid should be ruled out ...Read more
What causes fluctuating menstrual cycles? Went from 33 days last month to 26 days this month? Usually my cycle is around 29-30 days.
No problem: A week early or a week late is normal variation ...Read more
My daughter is 25 months old and ever since I had her my menstrual cycles are crazy I only have them about 4 - 5 months. What could be wrong?
Irregular ovulation: I suppose you are no longer breast feeding. If not, you are not ovulating monthly. There are a number of physical and mental possibilities that can disrupt your cycle. The exact reason requires a medical investiagtion by your doctor. ...Read more
Hi im a 28 year old and I had a misscariage in october. I have always had regular menstrual cycles before that and even after. Now having 2 a month?
Is it normal to have a 4-5 day gap between menstrual cycles? 26 days for a few months, 30 - 31 days for a couple, and drop to 29 the following month?
That's fine: As long as it's about 1 month give or take a few days, 11-12 periods per year, then it is normal. ...Read more
I had a biopsy last yr was suppose to go back for smear 6mths later in january I never now im having 2 menstrual cycles a month and they are longer he?
Go back for smear: Sounds like you did not follow-up as recommended and that now you are having new, and unusual symptoms. Best bet is to go back, get the smear, and talk with the doc about unusual symptoms you are having. ...Read more
What can it mean if you have had lighter than usual menstrual cycles for 7 months? 20 yrs old virgin.
If your periods are lighter, then it could be a hormonal change.
if your periods go away, then go see an MD. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me what can cause a woman to stop having menstrual cycles after her mom passes away 6 months ago?
I have always had a regular flow during my menstrual cycles as well as cramps, but the past few months I have not had any cramps & really light flow?
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My menstrual cycles usually every 30-32 days. I got mine 5days early this month. Stopping an starting no major cramps like usual but keep feeling sick?
Irregular periods: 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
I have been on birth control for 7 years and I just stopped taking it 7 months ago I have only had 2 menstrual cycles is something wrong?
Not necessarily: Has your body composition changed since before you started birth control pills? If you are at extremes of weight (obese or extra thin), you can miss periods. Your thyroid could also be to blame. You could consider seeing a health care provider to have some tests run. If you're unsure about your weight and health, consider calculating your bmi with an on-line calculator. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a lot of spotting between menstrual cycles? I haven't had my menstrual cycle in 4 months. 2 times a wk this month only
Spotting: Irregular spotting is 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
My menstrual cycles are usually 7 days and very heavy. Last month it was only heavy 2 days and spotting for a few more days. Had sex. Any ideas?
Period: It sounds like you are experiencing a normal variation in your periods. It does not sound like there is anything to worry about. ...Read more
I quit taking my anti-depressants (Wellbutrin and Lexapro) a month ago, cold turkey after 17 years of use. And my last couple of menstrual cycles have been long and irregular. Could going off the ant-depressants be the cause?
MORE LIKELY: Another reason is present. Consider having your doctor check your thyroid function. ...Read more
Can phytoestrogens cause changes in menstrual cycles? I swapped milk for soy milk for a month & had spotting. It stopped when I stopped drinking soy.
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for acne. I have two menstrual cycles a month sometimes, is this normal side effects?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Why am I not ovulating? I had a miscarriage in october followed witn a d&c. I've had 3 menstrual cycles since then but have not been ovulating. Why?
See below: If you are having regular menstrual cycles you probably are ovulating. You can use basal body temperature or ovulation predictor kits to determine when. Just because you don't get pregnant doesn't mean you didn't ovulate that month. Each cycle even when conditions are ideal chances of pregnancy are only about 20%. ...Read more
Definitely: Being over weight - OR underweight - is one of the most common reasons for irregular menstrual cycles in women. That said, the more over or underweight the woman is the more likely it will cause a problem. Being within 10-15 pounds is probably not going to cause any disruptions. Best wishes. ...Read more
OCP: Birth control pills will help but we have to find out what is causing this. See your pcp or g.yn for evaluation ...Read more
Not normal: Fishy smell with menstrual cycles should be investigated. Be sure to change your pads more often and if this does not solve this issue, then please see your doctor for evaluation and tests to rule out any infections. If you are sexually active, remember to practice safe sex (use condoms). Take care. ...Read more
Heat and pain killer: Use heating pad and non steroidal anti inflammatory meds. If still in lots of pain see an obgyn. After proper history and exam may be an ultrasound might be indicated. Oral contraceptives can be prescribed in some cases. ...Read more
Menstrual cycles: As a woman ages, the ovaries take more stimulation by the pituitary to produce an egg for fertilization. Typically a cycle can vary between 26 and 34 days in length and still be "normal". As a woman reaches 30 and above, PMS tends to be more severe, and so does the amount of bleeding if not on oral bc. Stress of any kind can delay menses, and cause irregularities in anyone. ...Read more
Menstrual cycles used to be 28-30 days. 6mo ago they started getting shorter and shorter. Last time 19 days and now 17 days. Possible reasons?
Shorter cycles: There are many causes of shorter cycles. You probably have seen the list with a google search. Common ones we see are stress, both physical and mental, various thyroid conditions, and change in medications. You are somewhat young for menopause, typically ranging from ages 45 to 55. Your local MD can check a panel of tests to rule out many of these and other causes. I hope this helps! ...Read more