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Doctor insights on: Absence Of Menstrual Periods

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Are frequent menstrual periods a sign of menoupause?

Are frequent menstrual periods a sign of menoupause?

Could be: Some women experience menstrual irregularity prior to stopping their periods. This could also be a sign of other problems such as endometrial polyps, fibroids, endometrial cancer, etc. You should see a doctor for evaluation. ...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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Cause of delay in menstral periods?

Cause of delay in menstral periods?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes breast tenderness during irregular periods and in the absence of pregnancy?

What causes breast tenderness during irregular periods and in the absence of pregnancy?

Hormone changes: Having irregular periods can mean hormonal imbalance . Hormonal changes cause breast tenderness known as fibrocystic changes (see some of my posts on breast tenderness & fibrocystic changes). You may also be peri menopausal . I recommend you contact your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

Haven't got a clue: What you are trying to ask about. Your period is a bleeding manifestation of your menstrual cycle. Suggest clarifying this using less fancy language. Can re-ask question. ...Read more

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What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

What're the causes of heavy bleeding with menstrual periods?

Heavy menstruation: There are anatomic causes due to pathologies of the uterus, such as polyps, fiboids, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus, ) or pre-malignancies and malignancies. Non-anatomic causes include blood clotting problems, ovulation imbalances, medications and external hormones, etc.. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

Pelvic congestion: Generally, many women experience bloating and swelling around the time of their menstrual cycle due to hormone related increases in blood flow to the pelvis. This seems to be associated with increases in bladder leakage around menses in some women, although we are not sure of the exact mechanism. Avoid cravings for caffeine and chocolate which are bladder irritants. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods a sign of infertility?

Are irregular periods a sign of infertility?

In a way, yes: Irregular periods can happen for a number of reasons. Generally speaking, if you miss a period that means a mid cycle ovulation did not take place which in turn means no chance for the egg to be fertilized by a sperm. Check with your doctor if further testing is needed to ensure your ovaries are in good shape and that all the hormones necessary to regulate your cycle are intact. Diary will help. ...Read more

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What's the cause of extended menstrual cycles?

What's the cause of extended menstrual cycles?

Depends: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

Hormones: Hormonal chnages that occur when you are having your period will cause the bloating to occur. ...Read more

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What are the causes of irregular periods in nulligravid woman?

What are the causes of irregular periods in nulligravid woman?

Ovulation: Ovulation is necessary to have normal spontaneous menstrual periods. After ovulation the hormone Progesterone rises; if no pregnancy occurs, Progesterone falls and a period begins. In anovulation there is no Progesterone rise: menstruation cannot occur, so periods are irregular or absent altogether. ...Read more

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Does an irregularity of menstration or periods hereditary?

Possible: Possible, but see your doc to rule out medical issues-those aree hereditary too. ...Read more

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What's the cause of scanty menses?

What's the cause of scanty menses?

Light period: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Pregnant??: possibly if you are having sex - irregular menses make unprotected sex - complicated since you generally can't rely on the "lateness" of the period. I would wait a week and repeat the test if you still haven't gotten your period. Do you want to be pregnant?? if not you need to use some sort of birth control If you do - you normally ovulate on the 14 th day after you start your mense ...Read more

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What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

Vaginal bleeding: It can be a variety of things including fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the painful, heavy periods. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of menstrual period changes?

Many: Hormonal disturbances, peri menopause, menopause, stress, low body weight, , medications, other medical conditions, bleeding disorders, thyroid disease, pregnancy, diet, cysts, masses, tumors........ Too many to tell. A proper examination with a clinician can help to find the cause. ...Read more

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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

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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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Going on my second month of missing my period and always having regular periods but negative pregnancy results and having pregnancy and menstrual symp?

Blood HCG: You may wish to see your doctor to get a blood test for HCG level and that should sort out the issue.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...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?

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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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

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If my menstrual came on for one day is that a period.?

Could be: It could be but i would do a pregnancy test is this is unusual for you. ...Read more

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Why do I have heavy menstrual periods and twice a month?

Why do I have heavy menstrual periods  and twice a month?

Likely hormonal. : You should have an exam and ultrasound. You should also have an endometrial biopsy to make sure no precancerous cells. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for menstrual periods to last longer than 7 days?

Is it normal for menstrual periods to last longer than 7 days?

Yes: The average menstrual period ranges from 3 to 5 days - but up to 7 or 10 days is the upper limit of what would be considered normal. If your periods are consistently 7 days or so, it is likely normal for you. Most women will have shorter and lighter periods when taking birth control pills. ...Read more

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What should you eat to stop the menstrual periods, please helpp?

Why: Why do you want to stop your period? It is normal physical phenomenon for lady. That indicates you get into your puberty. ...Read more

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I'm 22, and I haven't had any menstrual periods since I was 19. Why?

Not normal: A complete history and physical exam would likely yield the answer to your question. You need to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have menstrual symptoms without actually having a period?

Depends: Ovulation can cause some cramping bleeding at your age deserves investigation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for only one side of during my menstrual periods? Only one side of my pad is stained

Is it normal for only one side of during my  menstrual periods? Only one side of my pad is stained

Not sure: Given that this might represent a problem at the vaginal opening, perhaps you have noticed some change in the anatomy, or problems inserting or removing a tampon, or even problems with intercourse. If you are truly concerned, then go in for an exam with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Are my severely painful menstrual periods linked to pcos?

Are my severely painful menstrual periods linked to pcos?

Doubtful: Pcos is associated with pelvic fullness and bloating due mainly to the enlargement of the ovaries because of the increased number of follicles. Severe dysmenorrhea probably has a different cause, and may be due to endometriosis. ...Read more

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