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Can Trichomoniasis Affect My Menstrual Cycle
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
No that has: Nothing to do with the cycle but it needs to be treated in you and your partner. ...Read more
Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, birth control, this? Is way too generalized if u are worried about your cycle see your gyn or a freinds gyn if u do not have one for a workup. ...Read more
Not likely: Antibiotics are not known to affect your cycle. There is some controvery however, on whether women taking oral birth control pills and antibiotics at the same time may have less protection. Some advocate backup birth control in this case. But antibiotics alone, no relation to cycle. ...Read more
Zyprexa (olanzapine) menstruation: Agents which alter central neurotransmission and hypothalamus (e.g. Elevated prolactin and psychotropic medications) result in insufficient stimulation of the ovaries and subsequently disruption of menstrual cycle. Zyprexa (olanzapine) may cause elevation of prolactin but needs to be confirmed by a blood test as there can be other reasons. Zyprexa (olanzapine) in various studies elevate prolactin but to a lesser degree. ...Read more
Physical exercise can affect the menstrual cycle and if it is extreme, menses may stop altogether. This indicates that for the body this is an environment that is not conducive to rearing off-spring, hence, no ovulation, no menses. In between there can be all shaded of irregular cycles. Vitamins don't affect the menstrual cycle so much.
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I was wondering if marijuana can affect my menstrual cycle because I smoke a lot daily and in the past I believe it's made my. A little irregular?
No one seems to know: I did some research and couldn't really find a good answer. I found lots of other people who asked this and various opinions expressed, but ultimately could not find a single scientific study on this. It's certainly possible it might, though many regular marijuana users don't have any problems and many who don't have irregular periods. You could stop for a few months to see if it gets better. ...Read more
Check generic name: Isina 20 is not showing up on a google seach. Please check for the generic name and resubmit. There may be information in the package insert included with your medication that you can read. ...Read more
It can: Mild–to–moderate alcohol use has numerous negative consequences for female reproductive function. Animal studies have shown that alcohol consumption disrupts female puberty, and drinking during this period also may affect growth and bone health. Beyond puberty, alcohol has been found to disrupt normal menstrual cycling in female humans and to affect hormonal levels in postmenopausal women. ...Read more
I wear 3 corsets at a time (waist training) for about 20 hours a day and have been for a few months now. Could this affect my menstrual cycle?
Corsets create that: Hour glass look by squishing your internal organs and displacing them inward and upwards. They hurt your abdominal and chest organs primarily. The hip & pelvic bones tend to protect the pelvic organs. If the corsets are preventing you from eating or if you're seriously stressed out trying to achieve a look that isn't natural for you, they could affect your cycles indirectly. Not recommended! ...Read more
My Dr said the IM Kenalog shot he gave me might affect my menstrual cycle. How long might it have this effect before my cycle returns to normal?
Heavier menses flow: Your periods will have a heavier mentrual flow and amount, as well as possible cramping. ...Read more
Given a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for a skin condition. Dr mentioned it may affect my menstrual cycle (and it has) but didn't say for how long. Any ideas?
Definitely: Plan B is a progestin and taking it even once in a given cycle will effect your menstrual cycle.It is to be used only in emergencies and not as a regular means of contraception.If u have had to use it 3 times in one cycle you are having way too many emergencies. Remember it is only 95% effective if taken within 24 hours after intercourse. You need to start a more reliable method B4 u get pregnant. ...Read more
I have been taking green coffee been extract for loosening weight. For a week now. Does that affect my menstrual cycle? ? Or change it?
I haven't had my menstrual cycle yet this month, should I be concerned that I haven't had it yet? I haven't had sex.
Periods can vary: I would suggest you try not to worry about a late period. Since you have not had sex, the late period could be due to stress, lack of good nutrition, poor sleep, or many other causes. Some women do have variable periods without anything at all wrong with them. If you continue to be late, please see a physician to properly diagnose the problem, if any. ...Read more
Several reasons: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Is 20 days too early to test after unprotected sex? I don't have a menstrual cycle to go off of..
I am 17 and my menstrual cycle isn't regular. I've my periods every 3 months. Is it fine if this happens?
Maybe okay: At 17, the communication between your pituitary gland that tells your ovaries what hormones to make is still maturing. It's possible that this is why your periods are irregular. It's also possible that extremes of weight such as too thin or too heavy can be a cause as well. Thyroid can also play a role. At some point, maybe by 18, if you're periods aren't regular, make an appt with gynecologist. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle is really painful every month and I can't take the pain anymore. What causes me to cramp so bad?
Inflammation/bleed: Elevation of prostaglandins in the menstrual cycle is what causes the pain, alongside inflammation of the pelvic organs/tissues as well. Ibuprofen is the best medication for this. Sometimes women have endometriosis, however, and that can make periods more severe. Discuss this with your gynecologist if Ibuprofen doesn't help ease the pain. You may need more extensive treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it normal to all of a sudden experience an extended menstrual cycle when haven't had one in years since getting mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Not normal: This doesn't happen to most patients with mirena (levonorgestrel). It could indicate breakthrough bleeding due to the progestin hormone in the iud, could be due to an ovarian cyst, or - possibly due to a pregnancy (that is rare, but possible). Should definitely check a pregnancy test, and see doctor if it persists. ...Read more
If you don't have a regular menstrual cycle ; what are other ways to tell that you are ovulating without going to the drug store and buying a kit?
Likely not ovulating: If you are nor have regular cycles, that is the best evidence that you are NOT ovulating regularly. You can check basal body temperatures, but this will be very difficult to interpret if cycles are irregular. ...Read more
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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