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Alternative Treatments For Heavy Periods
Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more
I'm 40 an suffer from severe migraines +anxiety + heavy periods with lots of pain. Moods/migraines are getting worse with every cycle. Best treatment?
Go see your doctor: Tell him/her what's bothering you. Check out options i've listed at http://alvinblin.Com/2012/04/evidence-based-migraine-prevention.Html. Some are otc while others require prescription. But all are evidence-based. Also consider oral contraception to keep from cycling. No menses, no migraines. Voila! of course, this assumes you don't want any more children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fm49, I am on treatment of tranexamic acid for heavy periods, yesterday periods started and just stopped after few hours, should I still take medicine?
Period: Yes for the course as prescribed by your dr. ...Read more
Hi enquiry got to go the hospital for heat treatment because of heavy periods can i go to work that night?
DR advice: Follow your DR's advice, they have been treating you and have all the medical information that is not available on this format. ...Read more
Is it normal to have long heavy periods (11 day) after treatment for breast cancer. I don't take any medication as i was triple negative. ?
Is there a safe treatment for heavy periods after triple negative breast cancer. Am not on any medication or contraception.
Probably but...: .....You are very young and had a triple negative breast cancer. I do not know about uk standards for brca testing but you could carry a brca mutation (especially brca1). If so, preventative hysterectomy with ovarian surgery would be a consideration and that would take care of your problem. Discuss it with your doc. Best to you. ...Read more
INCUBATION PER SE IS: A term used when describing an organisms time period between exposure and full blown infectious symptoms. Jra typically can start at any age in a young man or woman, and symptoms are typically full blown joint disease/pain/swelling pretty quickly from onset of disease process. I am sure one of our rheumatology experts will further define this for you. I hope this helps you some. ...Read more
Im 21 started having heavy periods & ceased after having norgest.The u/s scan showed a cystic lesion 4.8*4.5 CM in r .Adnexa. Does it require surgery?
Many reasons: Heavy menses (menorrhagia) can have many etiologies (reasons). These can include ovulation issues, fibroids, cancers, adenomyosis, polyps, pregnancy and possible infections. It is not normal and should be evaluated by your gynecologist. Initial evaluation will include history, exam, laboratories, and ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an MD!: If your periods are too painful/heavy, see a GYN and get an US to detect problems like cervical lesions, infections, polyps, or fibroids. If you don't have any of these, you may benefit from hormonal control using contraceptives like the pill/patch/ring. The best option is a hormonal IUD (Mirena), that thins the lining and decreases your flow significantly. Some women even stop having periods! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal?: I'll answer assuming you have seen your Doctor to determine there are no reasons like fibroids or other medical condition causing heavy bleeding and you have been checked for anemia. My advise is to Be prepared. Bring plenty of spare pads, tampons and undies, wear black pants. I have had patients tell me they wear depends on their heaviest days. You may want to look into getting a uterine ablation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No information: There is no information to confirm or refute that statement. No logical reason for such as well. ...Read more
No : It is not normal for teenagers specifically to have heavy periods. She should schedule a visit and discuss the many many options for menstrual cycle regulation. Birth control pills, the patch and NuvaRing can decrease bleeding. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can minimize cycles. Lysteda is a nonhormonal medication which can help too. There are many options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anemia : You have significant blood loss due to heavy menses an likely daily iron supplements is not solving the problem. You may benefit from higher doses of daily iron but first we must make sure that your anemia is not caused by any other medical conditions .. Please see your doctor ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Info on Lysteda : This medication is used to treat heavy bleeding during your menstrual period. It works by slowing the breakdown of blood clots, which helps to prevent prolonged bleeding. Serious side effects include: eye or visual problem, change in bleeding pattern, or worsening of your bleeding. Like all drugs, you should stop the med and report any side serious effect to your doctor if present. ...Read more