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Which medical conditions cause long term absence of a menstrual period?

Which medical conditions cause long term absence of a menstrual period?

Several: Pregnany #1, thyroid disorders, rapid weight changes-weight gain, weight loss (anorexia/bullemia conditions), dramaitc changes in diet/nutrition, anxiety, certain medications, etc are a few examples. If you have secondary amennorhea (your period was normal than stopped), see a gyn dr. For an evaluation and testing to determine the cause, good luck. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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My wife has history of missing period up to 18 days . 1month ago she got married and menstrual leriod late by 10days .. Negative pregnancy urine test?

My wife has history of missing period up to 18 days . 1month ago she got married and menstrual leriod late by 10days .. Negative pregnancy urine test?

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

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What causes menstrual periods 3 * a month?

What causes menstrual periods 3 * a month?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. Ask to be evaluated for polycystic ovarian syndrome as this is the most common cause. 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

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Two menstrual periods in one month, cause?

Two menstrual periods in one month, cause?

Lots of possibilitie: Perimenopause, anatomical abnormality (fibroid, polyp, cancer), infection, abnormal thyroid function. Needs eval by gyn. ...Read more

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Why are late menstrual periods more painful?

Why are late menstrual periods more painful?

Thicker endometrium: When your periods are late there is more time for the estrogen from the ovaries to stimulate the enometrial lining to grow, resulting in more endometrial tissue to sluff off giving rise to more pain and more bleeding. ...Read more

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What should I do about painful menstrual periods?

Eval: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s >>. ...Read more

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How come i feel terrible during menstrual periods?

How come i feel terrible during menstrual periods?

Possible reasons: It can be due to hormonal changes and release of prostaglandin. Reasons for significant menstrual cramps can be endometriosis, cervical stenosis, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis & pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop lengthy menstrual periods?

Seek medical eval to: Determine reason first. Normal menstrual periods do not last longer than 7 days. Possible causes / risks for excessively long periods include but are not limited to: uterine fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis , endometrial cancer, type i diabetes mellitus, bleeding disorders (l.E., von willebrand dz), clotting problems, infection, ovarian cyst, endometriosis ; hashimoto thyroiditis. ...Read more