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I've been having period every 2 weeks.?

I've been having period every 2 weeks.?

Doctor can evaluate: The average cycle length (from the first day of one period to the first day of the next) is 28 days. Anything from 21-35 days is considered within normal limits. There are many causes for irregular periods. If you are having periods every two weeks, you might consider seeing your doctor for a full history and physical to determine what the cause could be. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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2 day period?

2 day period?

Possibly normal: Without any more information, such as what is normal for the patient , or if hormonal contraception is involved, or any contraception at all; this may be perfectly normal, not a sign of a problem, or early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period for two weeks?

Period for two weeks?

See your doctor: A period longer than a week is abnormal. Please see your gynecology doctor for evaluation and an examination. ...Read more

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Period issues, ughhhh?

Be more specific: Sorry but with only ughhhh not sure what the problem really is...Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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Irregular, weird period?

Irregular, weird period?

If it occurs this: once - wouldn't be concerned. If it becomes a pattern would seek out evaluation by your physician or gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Is a 1-day period normal?

Is a 1-day period normal?

Not consistently: Not on a consistent basis, but if it's happened once or twice its likely not to worry about. I'm also assuming you mean when not on ocp or hormonal medication. ...Read more

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Why is period 7 days late?

Why is period 7 days late?

Don't know why: 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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How is softcup for period?

I have been told: that they are effective, convenient, can be left in longer than a tampon and can be used while swimming or active in other sports. ...Read more

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Does tmporari stop period?

I have tried to: Research 'tmporari' ; can not locate it. Is there an alternate spelling? ...Read more

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How can you stop a period?

How can you stop a  period?

You can't: At least not during. Menstruation roughly every 28 days lasting 3-5 days is a sign of a healthy, functioning woman who is still ovulating. That's a good thing. Excessive, heavy or severely painful bleeding can be a sign of problems which need evaluation. ...Read more

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How to lighten up a period?

How to lighten up a period?

Birth control pill: If you are having heavy period, you might consider starting birth control pills. They can regulate the hormone and also regulate your period. ...Read more

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Period 10 days can you help?

Period 10 days can you help?

PCP/Gyn: Having long periods may be a normal variant for you since I don't know what is your regular pattern however you shoud visit your PCP/Gynecologist to evaluate causes for long periods such as fibroid, endometrial thickning includying other cause that coud be serious and should be checked immediately. ...Read more

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How to have period in 1day ?

No really: possible. You can ask your GYN about hormonal therapy to help shorten the length of your cycle ...Read more

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Could a period last 2 weeks?

Could a period last 2 weeks?

Unusual: If you are bleeding more than 7 days it is recommended you see your doctor. This site is helpful in understanding your period: http://womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/menstruation.Cfm. ...Read more

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How do I make period shorter?

How do I make period shorter?

Hormonally: Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods. Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but i don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more

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What does a 2 day period mean?

What does a 2 day period mean?

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

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How do I check my free period?

Unclear: More information is needed to answer your question. ...Read more

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Sex 15 days before period.Safe?

Sex 15 days before period.Safe?

No: This is midcycle and when you may be most fertile. If you don't want to get pregnant, don't have sex at this time. See this link for more information: http://www.Plannedparenthood.Org/health-topics/birth-control/symptothermal-method-22142.Htm. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more