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Menstrual (Overview)

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 'menopause' start with 'men...'-:).


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Abrupt menstrual problem?

Abrupt menstrual problem?

Re-ask.: I am sorry but there isn't enough info provided to give a helpful response. Try reasking the questions with any pertinent details. ...Read more

Menstrual (Overview)

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 'menopause' start with 'men...'-:).


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How can I reduce menstrual pains?

How can I reduce menstrual pains?

Various meds: You can try nsaids which are medications like motrin, aleve, advil. Make sure to take them on a full stomach. Birth control pills work very well. Other options include depoprovera and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Tip)

Exercise helps decrease menstrual cramps. ...See more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Rate your pain
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Tell your gyn what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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Im menstrual is 1 month late now?

Im menstrual is 1 month late now?

Pregnant?: If you have irregular period or are not sure when you ovulated, you can do a urine home pregnancy test 14 days after you last had unprotected sex. However for accuracy of result, it is recommended to do the test 21 days after intercourse. ...Read more

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Will icy hot help menstrual pains?

Will icy hot help menstrual pains?

Menstrual pain: Coming from more of TCM perspective - would recommend warmth/ heat over cold treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Menstrual (Tip)

Exercise can help menstrual cramping pains. ...See more

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What can cause menstrual irregularity?

What can cause menstrual irregularity?

Irregular periods: There can be several causes for irregular bleeding. Pregnancy, thyroid issues, pcos, and failure to ovulate are some. The cause depends on how long this has been an issue and other symptoms you have. Consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are normal pre-menstrual symptoms?

Need information: It sounds like you are having pre[menstrual symptoms that are different than your usual. It might have been helpful to describe these to indicate whether they might be serious. In the absence of this, check in with your gynecologist to have these checked out. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Menstrual (Tip)

What anti-inflammatories are the best for menstrual cramping? ...See more

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What causes my irregular menstrual cyle?

What causes my irregular menstrual cyle?

Irregular ovulation: Many young women have irregular or skipped ovulation cycles which leads to irregular cycles. There are other cuases and of course if sexually active, check a pregnancy test as not all bleeding is your period. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Tip)

Try heat packs, ibuprofen, and tylenol (acetaminophen). Or prevent menstruation with menstrual suppression/hormones. ...See more

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How can one alleviate menstrual symptoms?

NSAID or anovulation: If your menstrual symptoms are primarily pelvic-abdominal cramps (dysmenorrhea) nausea, vomiting, fatigue..., and your Gyn-pelvic abdominal exam is normal, a trial of Non-Steroidal-Anti-Inflammatory-Drugs like ibuprofen, naproxen, mefenamic acid...for 3 to 4 months is usually recommended first or in combination with hormonal treatments to block ovulation (contraceptive pills-patch implant, IUDs, ...Read more

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What is pre menstrual disorder /syndrome ?

What is pre menstrual disorder /syndrome ?

Cyclic disorder: It is a contellation of symptoms that women experience during the 2 weeks prior to the onset of the period. It usually involves pain, bloating, moodiness/irritability, anger, swelling, headaches, bloating. It is due to the abrupt decline in Progesterone that occurs before menstruation begins. It can be helped with Progesterone supplementation, sometimes other medications, or ocps. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
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Menstrual (Tip)

Women who continue to have pain after NSAID and birth control pills need a further evaluation. ...See more

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My menstrual is 7 days early is that normal?

Varies: with age, stress, tension. anxiety,hormonal fluctuations nature and frequency of intercourse. ...Read more

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Can your menstrual symptoms changed with age?

Can your menstrual symptoms changed with age?

Definitely !: As one approaches the peri-menopausal stage of life, the periods become more irregular and lessened in blood extrusion amounts. This does not mean that pregnancy cannot occur if no contraception is used, as many women have been "caught" with a "change of life baby" under these circumstances. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
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Menstrual (Tip)

Heat therapy is as effective as Ibuprofen and more effective than tylenol (acetaminophen). ...See more