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I took plan b mar.14.15. I've been having extreme tiredness and 2nd period when I started metronidazole 2 days ago. I'm scared to take my next dose. ?

I took plan b mar.14.15. I've been having extreme tiredness and 2nd period when I started metronidazole 2 days ago. I'm scared to take my next dose. ?

Keep taking antibiot: keep taking antibiotic. I do not know why your were prescribed Flagyl (metronidazole) but you should never stop antibiotics without talking to your doctor. Flagyl is often used for conditions that cause spotting spotting after plan b is common. ...Read more

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17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac , light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron  for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac , light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

Go to see your MD: You have iron deficiency- despites taking the oral iron. How do you take it? If you only take once a day- then increase to 3x/day. Take it on empty stomach and drink it with orange juice or vitamin c to increase absorption. How is your diet? Increase intake of food that rich in iron like spinach, beets, liver etc. See-www.Ironrichfood.Org. If oral iron doesn't not help- then IV iron is needed. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue during period. What can I do to help with that?

Extreme fatigue during period. What can I do to help with that?

Balanced diet.: A balanced diet with healthy amounts of meat and vegetables is a great way to help fatigue during a period. During a period there is blood loss and so there is loss of iron. Meat has iron in it and this helps restore blood cells which restore oxygen carrying and thus energy. ...Read more

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7 days until period, extreme fatigue, pregnant?

7 days until period, extreme fatigue, pregnant?

Can I be Pregnant?: We now live in a world where guessing about pregnancy is unnecessary and oftentimes a waste of energy. We do not use ambiguous symptoms in any way to diagnose pregnancy. Fatigue is not a common symptom of an early pregnancy anyway. If your period is delayed and you were sexual when you were ovulating this cycle then get a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period is usually regular but this time it's been a week early and i'm suffering from extreme hunger and fatigue, do u no what the cause is?

My period is usually regular but this time it's been a week early and i'm suffering from extreme hunger and fatigue, do u no what the cause is?

Couple things: It could be that its just breakthrough bleeding and not your period. It could also be implantation bleeding from an early pregnancy. Lastly it could be that you didn't ovulate this cycle and its early bleeding as a result of that. The most likely reason at your age would be pregnancy. ...Read more

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What would cause a prolonged period, stomach bloated, extreme fatigue?

What would cause a prolonged period, stomach bloated, extreme fatigue?

Many things: Symptoms are very non-specific and could be due to a variety of things (e.g. Pregnancy, endometrial changes: polyps, hyperplasia, ovarian cysts: ruptured and intact, GI issues, etc..). Get checked out, especially if this happens on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue and extreme s.o.b. during period for the last 7 months. E.R. doctors say they can't find anything. GYN not concerned. What do I do?

Fatigue: May be due to hormonal imbalace, if you are perfectly well during the other parts of your cycle. See a doctor familiar with estrogen, Progesterone imbalance e.g. with premenopauseal syndromes. ...Read more

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