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Does too much estrogen stop your period?

Does too much estrogen stop your period?

For a short time: If a woman is bleeding very heavily, and comes to the hospital, one of the possible treatments is high dose estrogen by iv, which will work for a short time. However one of the common ways i treat a woman with heavy prolonged bleeding who i see in the office is birth control pills, which contain estrogen. Sometimes i need to give her 2 or 3 a day for several days to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Do estrogen pills stop a period?

Do estrogen pills stop a period?

Sometimes: In certain situations, estrogen pills can be prescribed to stop menstrual bleeding. For example, they are sometimes used if you are having prolonged, heavy bleeding that needs to stop. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period?

It goes down: Amenorrhea is the medical term for having no periods. Menstrual bleeding depends on estrogen levels high enough to stimulate the lining of the uterus to thicken. When estrogen is low, menstrual cycles will stop. ...Read more

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What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

It's all estrogen!: Most of the time, if you've stopped having menstrual periods, your estrogen levels are below 40. Menopause is the most common reason, but certainly is not the only reason for absent periods. Hormone evaluations are a must in this situation. ...Read more

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My period has lasted over a month and i'm leaving for vacation in 1 week! the dr can't get me in soon enough, so can I take estrogen to help stop?

My period has lasted over a month and i'm leaving for vacation in 1 week!  the dr can't get me in soon enough, so can I take estrogen to help stop?

Progesterone: The cause of a prolonged period - lasting a month as yours has done - is usually lack of ovulation which causes lack of progesterone. Progesterone stabilizes the lining of the uterus and signals when the period is to come. Treatment is usually either bcp or progesterone. Either will need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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I was giving a estrogen shot to stop depo bleeding. It are me bleed worse instead of stopping my period. What should I do now? I've bled for 110 days

Call the doctor: You need to go back to the doctor, this is too complicated to sort out online. If the doctor does not have a plan or is not helpful, see another one. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I got the Depo-Provera shot for birth control and my period has been on for a month , will estrogen pills help stop it?

I got the Depo-Provera shot for birth control and my period has been on for a month , will estrogen pills help stop it?

Temporarily: The number one side effect of depo-provera is unpredictable and irregular bleeding. Sometimes that will improve when treated with oral estrogen (usually birth control pills are employed) - but unfortunately nothing is 100% and even the additional estrogen may not work. ...Read more

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Estrogen pills giving me a period! is this normal?

Estrogen pills giving me a period! is this normal?

Estrogen withdrawal: Taking estrogen and then missing pills or stopping them can cause withdrawal bleeding.(period). ...Read more