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Cramp while taking pills, irregular bleeding, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, what to do?

Cramp while taking pills, irregular bleeding, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, what to do?

See your doc: Sounds like you have a few issues. You should see a gynecologist. What pills are you taking? A combined hormonal pill (birth control pill) may help all of your issues. Or if you are already taking one, maybe it should be changed. You need to be able to talk about these issues with your gyn. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I get cramps while taking pills and irregular bleeding. Could it be endometriosis or ovarian cyst?

I get cramps while taking pills and irregular bleeding. Could it be endometriosis or ovarian cyst?

Yes and no: If by pills you mean birth control pills, then sometimes they can not help with irregular bleeding, they don't typically cause irregular bleeding separately. Endometriosis can definitely cause irregular bleeding, but birth control pills are used to treat it. Ovarian cyst, unless a cyst that makes estrogen typically doesn't cause bleeding. ...Read more

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Should I take birth control for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Should I take birth control for dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Possibly: After being evaluated for the actual cause, some people are paced on birth control pills to help regulate your period. They may or may not be the best option, your physician will help you make that decision. ...Read more

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Will taking birth control pills after getting the implanon stop my everyday spotting & bleeding?

Probably NOT: It adding more hormones on top of hormones go to your GYN Dr for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Change birth control: In my opinion it would make more sense to work with your doctor to find another birth control method for you that would have you bleeding and having to use adjunctive hormones. Makes no sense to me. ...Read more

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Can you conceive & get pregnant while having breakthrough bleeding from progesterone pills? I take the pill day of ovulation&10 days after. Not on bc.

Can you conceive & get pregnant while having breakthrough bleeding from progesterone pills? I take the pill day of ovulation&10 days after. Not on bc.

Yes: If you ovulate and you are sexually active, you can conceive. If you are taking a "progesterone only" birth control pill you still have about a 2% to 3% chance of conception. When taking the Progesterone for only 10 days per cycle - there would be no contraceptive benefit at all. ...Read more

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P.C.O.S. And trying to conceive. Failed IUI + Clomid cycle. Period induced with provera (medroxyprogesterone) after 5 days of stopping pill... Now 12 days after: nothing?

P.C.O.S. And trying to conceive. Failed IUI + Clomid cycle. Period induced with provera (medroxyprogesterone) after 5 days of stopping pill... Now 12 days after: nothing?

No ovulation: If you did not have a spontaneous menses then you didn't ovulate. Provera will bring on a menstrual cycle if you did not ovulate. You may want to try glucophage (metformin) or Femara next to help you ovulate. If you are not on a low glycemic index diet that will help you. If you are not your ideal weight then eating better to improve your weight will help you immensely. Good luck. ...Read more

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Skipped period on birth control, been taking hormone pills for 30 days. (9 from new pack) Have breakthrough bleeding. Can I stop now to have a period?

Skipped period on birth control, been taking hormone pills for 30 days. (9 from new pack) Have breakthrough bleeding. Can I stop now to have a period?

Yes you can: then after your period RESTART with a FRESH PAC!!! (To re-establish the cycle again) Save the left over pills for extra dosage if you experience break thru during the next "cycle" Check with your pill "prescriber" for any special directions for the type of pill you are taking! ...Read more

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How long does the heavy vaginal bleeding last after you start taking birth control pills?

How long does the heavy vaginal bleeding last after you start taking birth control pills?

Not usual: Heavy bleeding is not typical upon starting the pill. While it is common to have some irregular or break through bleeding or is not typically heavy. Check again with your doctor to assess the uterus for any abnormalities with an ultrasound and your blood tests for clotting problems. ...Read more

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Pcos and heavy bleeding from birth control pills, what to do?

Pcos and heavy bleeding from birth control pills, what to do?

Heavy bleeding: If you are having trouble with your birth control pills you should contact your gynecologist for a telephone opinion and most likely you will be seen in a short while or advised over the phone what to do in the meantime. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have bleeding 3 days after stopping birth control pills & still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have bleeding 3 days after stopping birth control pills & still be pregnant?

Pregnancy unlikely: Once a woman stops bcp she will normally have a period starting in several days. If you've been taking your pills correctly it is unlikely you're pregnant. If you have been missing pills it's possible to be pregnant though most women don't bleed after stopping the pill if they're pregnant. If you missed pills check preg test. ...Read more

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Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if i stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if i stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

you will have bleed: Yes, most likely you will have a withdrawal bleed. Stopping midcycle is not the best way to overall help the spotting. If it does not improve by 3 cycles, follow up with your prescriber. ...Read more

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Can contraceptive pills cause bleeding even after each monthly period?

Yea: Bleeding on birth control pills, other than at the time of the reminder pills , is called breakthrough bleeding. It is not uncommon and rarely a sign of a problem. If it persists and is annoying , you could discuss other options with your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain/cramping leg pain & heavy bleeding 15 days after period ended? Not on any birth control

What can cause pelvic pain/cramping leg pain & heavy bleeding 15 days after period ended? Not on any birth control

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more