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Causes of prolonged menstrual flow in teenagers?

Causes of prolonged menstrual flow in teenagers?

Menses: There are several reasons fr abnormal menses especially in young girls, but it is importnt to have her checked for both anemia and hormonal imbalance. She may need to be placed on oral birth control until she regulates. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

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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Causes of spoties instead of blood flow during menses?

Causes of spoties instead of blood flow during menses?

You are spotting at: The time you would normally menstruate. 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 can increase the flow of blood during menstration?

What can increase the flow of blood during menstration?

Herbals: Many herbal supplements also act as blood thinners, such as ginko biloba, ginsing, garlic, and others. Also increased bleeding can be due to the development of an endometrial polyp or other urerine abnormality or infection. If this is a recurring thing you should see your gyn to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

How much little?: Extremely vague. Are you asking about a little decreased? Moderately decreased? "Lack" means none. That's called brain death. Brain death is the same as death. A patient who is brain-dead is legally dead. Physicians don't need to clear it with family or anyone else to turn everything off. This is why establishing brain death is done with great care & according to a strict uniform protocol, ...Read more

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What could be the cause of low menstral flow and a reduction in the number of mentration days.

What could be the cause of low menstral flow and a reduction in the number of mentration days.

Menstrual issues: There are various reason to consider. At your age the first thing to check for is pregnancy. If not the case, thyroid, pcos, prolactin, stress, extreme weight fluctuations, just to mention of the most common reasons. If symptoms are persistent i would suggest you to get seen. ...Read more

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How can increase the flow of blood during menses?

How can increase the flow of blood during menses?

Orgasm: Sexual activity can increase the vascular supply to the uterus which may increase the flow of blood. ...Read more

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What are the causes of scanty menstrual flow?

What are the causes of scanty menstrual flow?

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

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Why is the difference between volume flow and rate of flow in pulmonary function test?

Why is the difference between volume flow and rate of flow in pulmonary function test?

PFTs...: In pulmonary function testing, volume flow refers to how much air is inhaled or exhaled whereas the rate of flow tests how fast the air is inhaled or exhaled. ...Read more

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What R the lasting effects of a years worth of reduced cerebral blood flow due to vasoconstriction? Does the lack of proper CBF result in cell death?

What R the lasting effects of a years worth of reduced cerebral blood flow due to vasoconstriction?
Does the lack of proper CBF result in cell death?

The long term effect: of "reduced" CBF due to TEMPORARY constriction of the vessels (as in migraine) are not really known but several studies have shown that even severe chronic migraine does not reduce flow sufficiently to damage brain cells! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What can affect the amount of blood flow during a period??

What can affect the amount of blood flow during a period??

Many things!: Menstrual flow can be altered by a large number of things. Increased blood flow can be due to fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis, bleeding/clotting problems, and uterine polyps, increased estrogen, and MANY OTHER things. Be sure to follow-up with your OB/GYN or primary care physician if you are experiencing changes in menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Can the mefenamic acid decrease the bleeding of menorrhea in menstrual cramps ?

Can the mefenamic acid decrease the bleeding of menorrhea in menstrual cramps ?

Yes: Mefenamic acid (meclomen) inhibits production of the inflammatory chemicals that participate in breakdown of the endometrial tissue and blood vessels that cause menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes increased frequency of periods?

What causes increased frequency of periods?

If you have regular: Periods, you could be experiencing break through bleeding vice numerous periods per month. ...Read more

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What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

What causes loss of bladder control during menstrual cycle?

Pelvic congestion: Generally, many women experience bloating and swelling around the time of their menstrual cycle due to hormone related increases in blood flow to the pelvis. This seems to be associated with increases in bladder leakage around menses in some women, although we are not sure of the exact mechanism. Avoid cravings for caffeine and chocolate which are bladder irritants. ...Read more

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Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome causes reduced blood flow, possible cause of angina when excersing due to this reduced blood flow?

Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome causes reduced blood flow, possible cause of angina when excersing due to this reduced blood flow?

POTS: Is caused by dysautonomia, meaning that the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is unbalanced and irritable. It may be genetic but a common cause is poor diet because that affects the control mechanisms in the brain. ...Read more

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What's the common cause of reduced platelet aggregation?

What's the common cause of reduced platelet aggregation?

Aspirin use: Many drugs like Aspirin can cause this problem. The test itself is not very reliable. ...Read more

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