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Why can't I test thyroid during menstruation?

Why can't I test thyroid during menstruation?

You can: The TSH can be drawn at any time during the menstrual cycle. If that is not normal then additional blood tests may be needed - they can also be done irrespective of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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


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Is it fine to test TSH during menstruation?

Is it fine to test TSH during menstruation?

Yes: Tsh level is not affected by your menstrual cycle although abnormal thyroid function can influence your cycle. ...Read more

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Why high body temp during menstruation?

Why high body temp during menstruation?

Basal body temp: After ovulation, your core body temperature actually increases about a degree. This stays elevated and then comes back down during your period. This is one explanation. The other thing that might be going on is a version of hotflashes related to decreasing estrogen levels that occur during your period. ...Read more

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Is it okay to. Undergo sex during. Menstruation?

Is it okay to. Undergo sex during. Menstruation?

Yes: One can have sexual intercourse during menses. Encourage use of protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation?

Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation?

Menstrual cramps: No one should suffer from menstrual cramps, if your period is regular, you can take ibuprofen oe aleve (naproxen) starting 1 day prior to the start of your period, that might help prevent & alleviate the pain. Talk to your doctor regrding the proper dose for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can we walk during menstruation?

Can we walk during menstruation?

Yes: The process is natural and should not be used as an excuse to alter a persons normal routine. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

NO: You need to see your gyn or a gyn for a workup and evaluation and you can get on txment to stop the heavy bleeding and to make sure nothing strange is going on, no reason to suffer, make an appt this week, I treat that same problem every day in my office and the causes can be quite differnet and the txment options quite differnet depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Ovary: Ovary swell and release egg during mid female menstrual cycle; 2nd half of cycle the corpus luteum, old egg site dries up. If egg is fertilized by sperm in mid cycle in fallopian tube, the corpus luteum supports Progesterone for pregnancy... ...Read more

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Can xenical be taken during menstruation?

Can xenical be taken during menstruation?

Yes: Xenical works by blocking digestion of approximately a third of ingested fat - so menstruation should not have an impact. ...Read more

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Why do boobs get heavier during menstruation?

Why do boobs get heavier during menstruation?

This is because some: Women experience fluid retention. The more fluid in the breast, the heavier it becomes. ...Read more

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Why do I crave sugary foods during menstruation periods?

Why do I crave sugary foods during menstruation periods?

Energy: When you are menstruating the loss of some blood and cramps etc cause increased fatigue. The body often craves carbohydrates for quick energy during stressful times hence your craving for sugary foods during menstruation. ...Read more

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What are causes of poor contractions during menstruation?, I am 23

What are causes of poor contractions during menstruation?, I am 23

Usually PG's: PG's are hormones called prostaglandins which are normally produced by the lining of your uterus and are believed to be the primary cause of the uterine contractions which you experience as menstrual cramps. These can be severe and associated with other symptoms which may be alleviated by heating pads, rest and medications like ibuprofen, naproxens, mefenamates, oral contraceptives and others. ...Read more

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Can do foot massage during menstruation?

Can do foot massage during menstruation?

Of course, can help!: Foot massage is of great benefit and can be very useful for easing menstrual cramps and other discomforts associated with menstruation.
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Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Cervix: Mid menstrual female cycle, cervix dilates minimally, has secretions friendly for sperm in seminal fluid to travel thru to get to egg in fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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