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How can I stop my period once it has started.... if that's possible?

How can I stop my period once it has started.... if that's possible?

Stop period: you may be able to do this with hormonal medication such as a birth control pill under the care of your primary care doctor or OBGYN. ...Read more

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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How can I stop my period?

How can I stop my period?

Depo bleeding common: The bleeding patterns with depoprovera are unpredictable. For some in takes the period away. For others it causes irregular bleeding. There is no "normal" for Depo-Provera users. The longer you are on it the higher the chance of no periods. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud may be a better option for you if you want to avoid pregnancy and increase your chances of stoping your periods. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period?

How can I stop my period?

Need more info...: This is a complicated question that depends on your age, and desire for future fertility, etc. There are surgeries that permanently end your periods: Hysterectomy, endometrial ablation. You can get a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. Over 50% of women on MIrena (levonorgestrel) stop having periods in 1 year. If you want to stop for a honeymoon, you can do some things with your birth control pills. Re-ask with specifics. ...Read more

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Can i stop my period when im in it?

Can i stop my period when im in it?

For medical reasons: We will stop periods with hormonal therapy for medical reasons before it starts and sometimes when they are extremely heavy. However, there is no practical way for you to stop your period on your own once it has started. ...Read more

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How do I stop my period for a night?

No can do: If you plan ahead, you can alter the way you take birth control pills to control when your period is going to come. If you're not on the pill or are in the middle of your period, there's really no way to stop it for a night. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period immediately?

How can I stop my period immediately?

I don't think: Mother nature installed us with on- off switches for menstruation. Discuss options for managing you period lenth with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period from coming?

How can I stop my period from coming?

Couple of ways: There are birth control pills that lets you have cycles less frequently, or a procedure called endometrial ablation that can lighten/stop heavy menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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