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Dr. James Chapman
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Decreased Menstruation (Overview)

Decreased menstruation is a decrease in the number of times a woman has a period in a year. It can also mean one's menstrual periods have become much lighter in blood flow.


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What are the causes of scanty menstruation?

What are the causes of scanty menstruation?

Light Menstruation: The main reason for light periods is 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

Dr. James Chapman
18 doctors shared insights

Decreased Menstruation (Overview)

Decreased menstruation is a decrease in the number of times a woman has a period in a year. It can also mean one's menstrual periods have become much lighter in blood flow.


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Does stains after menstruation mean any sign of abnormality?

Does stains after menstruation mean any sign of abnormality?

Usually not: However the longer you spot after a period and the more frequently it occurs the more likely something is going on. Such as infection, a problem with the cervix or your hormones being off. ...Read more

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Decreased menstruation (Tip)

Pay special attention to your food habits during ur periods.It can help u solve ur menstrual cramps. ...See more

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How do I treat anaemia from heavy menstruation?

How do I treat anaemia from heavy menstruation?

Anemia: Discuss with your ob-gyn if you should be on iron supplementation. Be sure that that is the cause and that there is no other reason for the anemia. Your pcp can help determine that. ...Read more

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How is jock itch treated during menstruation? Need to keep the area clean and dry but too light flow for tampon use.

How is jock itch treated during menstruation? Need to keep the area clean and dry but too light flow for tampon use.

Clean and dry: And topical meds/anti-fungal cream for the external skin is warranted. If even the light flow is causing some moisture with a pad that you are concerned about, you can always use a tampon, even if for a light flow. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative medicine to cure irregular menstruation?

Is there an alternative medicine to cure irregular menstruation?

Irregular Periods: Although supplements and herbal medications have a labeling stating that it is not intended to cure, treat or diagnose a disease, yes, there are multiple alternatives to surgery and traditional medicine to your problem. Causes could be multiple including a hormonal imbalance including thyroid and ovarian conditions, excessive weight gain, fibroids, endometriosis...Etc.... ...Read more

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What is the best drug used to relief the pains of menstruation after using a drug to stoping menstruation somedays ?!! Because the pain is very high .

What is the best drug used to relief the pains of menstruation after using a drug to stoping menstruation somedays ?!! Because the pain is very high .

Alleve: I find that alleve (naproxen) works better than any for moderate-severe menstrual pains. If you know when your period is coming, you can start taking 24 hours before and it might block the cycle of pain. ...Read more

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Are there tablets that permanently stop menstruation?

Are there tablets that permanently stop menstruation?

Possible options: Although there are no medications for which a short course will permanently stop your periods, there are some hormonal medications which, taken on a daily basis, may prevent your period from coming. You can discuss the options with your gynecologist and try one or more of them. ...Read more

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Doc, is there a possibility that a risperidone can prevent menstruation and that has a contraceptive properties?

Doc, is there a possibility that a risperidone can prevent menstruation and that has a contraceptive properties?

Hyperprolactinemia: Sometimes use of risperidal (risperidone) can lead to increases in prolactin (hyperprolactinemia) which has led to reduced fertility & menstrual changes (lack of periods or light periods). Risperidal (risperidone) should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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Menstruation not always normal : this month ok, next month very little amount & turned dark brown, 3rd month none, etc.. Why? Dangerous? How to avoid it?

Dr. Jie Xu Dr. Xu
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At your young age,: Anovulatory bleeding is not uncommon and could be the reason for your irregular cycles. You can regulate your cycles with a birth control pill, but first get examined by your doctor. You two can discuss your options. If you are sexually active, check a home pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi doc my friend gets her menstruation every 21 days when do she ovulate?

Hi doc my friend gets her menstruation every 21 days when do she ovulate?

When do I ovulate: Your friend can monitor her basal body temperature by measuring the temperature the first thing in the morning and recording it on a chart. It will appear obvious when ovulation occurs. Also, she can begin a urine LH testing about 21 days before the onset of the expected next menstrual period. The test strip will change color the day before ovulation. ...Read more

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How to get a regular menstruation?

See your physician: This kind of question really needs a face to face evaluation with your family physician or gynecologist. Periods can be made to come on time with use of the birth control pill, but first you need to find out if there is some condition behind those irregular periods, such as thyroid disorders (very common) and irregularity around menopause, which may indicate a problem with the uterine lining. ...Read more

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Wht can I do when I have heavy menstruation?

Know your options : The cause of the heavy periods is not something we can always answer. There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation if you are done having children. ...Read more

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Menstruation within 24hrs of taking emergency contraception pill - is it likely i was not at risk of pregnancy? Can the pill induce menses that fast?

Menstruation within 24hrs of taking emergency contraception pill - is it likely i was not at risk of pregnancy? Can the pill induce menses that fast?

Likely not at risk: Bleeding after ec usually takes 1-2 weeks. But if you felt you needed emergency contraception, you should consider regular bc options such as an iud or implant. Very effective and easy. ...Read more

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Menstruation (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


Dr. Andrew Berry
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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