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Extremely Heavy Clotty Periods
Causes?: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Many of the common birth control methods can be very effective. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
9 days late for AF light bright red spotting not like usual heavy AF ovulated very late. Felt pelvic discomfort but not cramps Implantation Bleeding?
Im 52 had irregular periods lately, heavy bleeding/clots, now missed 2 periods & having light tanish pinkish discharge & period cramping. Whats wrong?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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Possibly pregnant? I was a day late day 2 started very light pink bleeding with heavy cramping heavy dizziness heavy nausea nxt few days still symptom
Cycle control: See a doctor and you would need a pelvic exam, ultrasound, review of all of your symptoms. Based on the above, you may need treatment to control or reduce cycles. Your doctor may also recommend laparoscopy to rule out other causes of chronic pain and painful periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause very irregular periods and heavy bleeding? My periods typically are short (2-3days) but are extremely heavy. I am young and healthy
Varies: For some women, it is can be due to polycystic ovarian syndrome which causes hormone imbalances, and lack of ovulation; for others it can be due to being overweight, also: thyroid dysfunction, and endometriosis are possible causes. In some women precancerous changes, polyps, fibroids or ovarian cysts can disrupt normal menstrual functioning. Some lab testing, and sonogram can usually help identif. ...Read more
Menorrhagia: Menorrhagia is loss of > 80ml of blood or lasting > 7 days. In a 51 yo, causes, may be anovulatory cycles with prolonged estrogen production, endometrial or cervical cancer or polyp, atrophic vaginitis, coagulation disorders, cervical or vaginal trauma, foreign bodies, hypothyroidism, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, tuberculosis, etc treatment depends on the cause. Consult obgyn.Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topamax (topiramate) affecting periods, last few months very heavy crazy cramps, this month light flow & cramps, mostly brown? Possible?
Period was lite now very very heavy. Period has always been irregular. Over weight. History of ovarian cysts. Very stressed and depressed.
Get thyroid checked: Your throat can affrct the flow of your period. If you are overweight you a be at risk for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can affect your metabolism and menses. Sometimes that is treated with Glucophage (metformin) . Do you have male hair growth? It is important to get your stress under control and be more active. Walking 20 minutes a day can help. ...Read more
What causes heavy bleeding with clots and severe cramps unlike my periods cramps 3days prior to my regular 25days cycle periods.
Mote bleeding this AM. Red & brown. Lighter than normal period but heavier than yest. Having normal abd and leg cramps. period? Pregnant?
Hard to guess: It can be hard to guess whether a woman is pregnant or not. A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period, or after having a "weird" period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. ...Read more
8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?
Very heavy bleeding two weeks after my period. My period was quite normal. With this heavy bleeding im soaking pads in an hour and feeling very tired.
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