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Dr. Jane McMillan
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Light Periods (Definition)

Light periods are a clinical finding in which there is very little blood loss with ...Read more


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What causes a early light period?

What causes a early light period?

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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What causes a short light period ? Then pink spotting through out the month

What causes a short light period ? Then pink spotting through out the month

PERIOD QUESTION: Menstrual irregularities are fairly common in women in their 20s. If this has never happened before, but does not reoccur with your next cycle, it is certainly something you may bring up at your next scheduled gynecology visit. However if this recurs or the symptoms change or worsen in any worriesome way, then schedule an appointment with the gynecologist sooner ...Read more

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Does nervousness and stress cause the period to become light? What are othe causes to have light period?

Does nervousness and stress cause the period to become light? What are othe causes to have light period?

Yes,: Many possible causes including stress and anxiety you have mentioned, low thyroid function, menopause or perimenopause, pregnacy and many other less common causes. ...Read more

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What can cause an unusually light period? I usually have extremely heavy periods and they last no less than 7 days. They are also irregular. The last period i had was january 23rd. Last week i barely spotted never enough to use a pad or tampon.. I am not

What can cause an unusually light period? I usually have extremely heavy periods and they last no less than 7 days. They are also irregular. The last period i had was january 23rd. Last week i barely spotted never enough to use a pad or tampon.. I am not

Sometimes : Sometimes a patient's hormones can fluctuate for no reason. I'm not sure of your age, but women who are 45 and over can sometimes start having lighter periods. Of course if there is any concern for pregnancy then be sure and take a test, but sometimes this happens for no reason. ...Read more

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Does vitamin e can affect your period? Like it can na the cause of your light period or it can lessen the cramps?

Does vitamin e can affect your period? Like it can na the cause of your light period or it can lessen the cramps?

? Marketing vs. Real: Strudy: https://www.google.com/search?q=vitamin_E#q=vitamin+E+menses, https://www.google.com/search?q=vitamin_E, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitamin_E, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002406.htm. If it does, the evidence is weak/unclear. If you want, consider doing your own trial, on a month, off a month, next 6 months. The whole reason for clinical trails because issues complex. ...Read more

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What could cause a light period for about 2 weeks and a very heavy period for about 4 days?

What could cause a light period for about 2 weeks and a very heavy period for about 4 days?

Possibly pregnant: Take a home pregnancy test. They are reliable, accurate and valid. If it's negative, repeat it in one week. If it's still negative, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can rapid weightloss cause a light period?

Can rapid weightloss cause a light period?

Yes: Yes you can have a change in your menstrual cycle with significant weight loss and with increased exercise. ...Read more

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What could cause a light period after getting my period 9 days ago?

What could cause a light period after getting my period 9 days ago?

Common Ocurrance: It is called early to mid cycle bleeding. Nothing to worry about! ...Read more