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Doctor insights on: Heavy Menstrual Cycle After Pregnancy

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (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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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period and irregular menstrual periods.

Irreg period: 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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Missed period and now spotting very light pink discharge. My menstrual cycle is very regular, 27 day cycle. Never missed a period before. Pregnant?

Missed period and now spotting very light pink discharge. My menstrual cycle is very regular, 27 day cycle. Never missed a period before. Pregnant?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred) or 1 week after having a "weird" period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate if persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Bright red/brownish bleeding lighter than regular period 7 days after missed period. Regular periods. 22d cycle. Implantation? Miscarriage?

Bright red/brownish bleeding lighter than regular period 7 days after missed period. Regular periods. 22d cycle. Implantation? Miscarriage?

Irregular bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Late period: Even with a 30+ day irregular cycle, and sexually active with no contraception, it you do a pregnancy test 5 days after the latest your period has ever been irregular then you will have an accurate answer. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle stops after 2 days?

Menstrual cycle stops after 2 days?

Congratulations!: You will need less stock in kimberly clark sanitary products as this is normal for some patients and longer day menstrual patients are envious of you. ...Read more

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Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Not neccessarily: Menstrual bleeding does not change after delivery bleeding after delivery immediately can be heavy though. ...Read more

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I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

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

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Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Yes: The period could return in 2-6 weeks or longer. If you are breast feeding the time might even be longer. ...Read more

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A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

Likely: But if any chance you are pregnant, best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine and if negative repeat in 7-10 days. If positive, need Gyn eval. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Marraige or age?: Could be due to stress and recent changes, or could be early peri menopausal changes. ...Read more

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What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Different causes: Menses occurs when there is not a pregnancy, so that the body can start over to get pregnant. Early pregnancy bleeding occurs for mostly unknown reasons. About 1/3 of women have early pg bleeding, perhaps 50% miscarry (1 reason) and then it stops with a normal pregnancy to follow. An ultrasound can reassure you of normal development at about 6 wks. Fetal hr means loss only 3-5%. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very regular cycles.

Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very  regular cycles.

Hormonal changes: or fluctuations of female hormones, stress, tension, anxiety, nutritional factors,and possible thyroid issues can also be causes. Consiltyour GYN. ...Read more

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Excessive menstrual bleeding after taking antibiotics (after having my menstrual cycle two weeks ago)?

Excessive menstrual bleeding after taking antibiotics (after having my menstrual cycle two weeks ago)?

See your doc: I recommend visiting your physician to determine the cause of your bleeding. If you are light headed or feel worse be sure to go to the emergency room. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

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Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor it. It is possible that the change is due to stress. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle is three days late can I be pregnant?

Menstrual cycle is three days late can I be pregnant?

Can you?: Add up your possibilities. Use protection? Had intercourse about 10-14 days ago ? Not on birth control? If you answer yes to any of the above, you certainly have the potential to be pregnant. If the answer to all of the above is no, then you are likely not to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause heavy menstrual cycle?

Does hydrocephalus cause heavy menstrual cycle?

Not likely: Hydrocephalus is not associated with gyn problems. Theoretically, if the CNS problem causing the hydrocephalus impacts the pituitary, there may be hormonal imbalances. But not necessarily heavy periods. ...Read more

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Is clotting with a heavy menstrual cycle normal?

Is clotting with a heavy menstrual cycle normal?

No: Heavy bleeding with clotting usually indicates a arteriole (bright red) bleeding and not normal venous(dark red) bleeding. The clots also confirm that the bleeding is coming very rapidly. Get to your GYN MD when you can so that anemia does not develop. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between heavy menstrual cycle and temporary vision loss?

Is there a relationship between heavy menstrual cycle and temporary vision loss?

Lens-Iris Diaphragm: If baseline anemia is present, retinal ischemia is possible but not likely. You may have changes in the lens-iris diaphragm and mild myopia from hormonal changes, which can be verified with an optometry visit. Suspect latent hyperopia and mild presbyopia. Rule out plateau iris configuration/syndrome with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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After taking Clomid (clomiphene) and progesterone, is it normal to have a heavy menstrual cycle with large blood clots?

After taking Clomid (clomiphene) and progesterone, is it normal to have a heavy menstrual cycle with large blood clots?

Clomid (clomiphene) and aub: Yes. Hopefully you are not taking both at the same time. I am assuming you are taking progesterone only on the second half of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can a heavy menstrual period mean anything serious?

Can a heavy menstrual period mean anything serious?

At Times...: Heavy menstrual bleeding is one of the most common reasons for a gyn visit. Most are due to simple hormonal "imbalances" like pcos/anovulation. These are treatable with medications based on your plans for conceiving. But, other things may cause it as well: bleeding disorders, thyroid chanhes, weight changes, stress, medications, uterine/ov tumors or abnormal endometrial tisssue. Needs proper eval. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to take tranexamic acid tablets for heavy menstrual period?

Is it recommended to take tranexamic acid tablets for heavy menstrual period?

Yes: Heavy menstrual bleeding is one of the most common reasons for a gyn visit. There are various ways to treat it. Some medications are hormonal, some are not. Lysteda is an fda medication to treat hmb that is non hormonal. Compliance is key for it to work. You should not smoke or take birth control if you choose to use this medication. Additionally, options like Mirena (levonorgestrel) or endometrial ablation exist. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle lasting 2-4 months. Pain is unbearable. Neg for endometriosis. Had DNC previously. No pregnancies. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does nothing for pain?

Menstrual cycle lasting 2-4 months. Pain is unbearable. Neg for endometriosis. Had DNC previously. No pregnancies. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does nothing for pain?

Prolonged menses: Have you discussed with your gyn going on birth control to help gain control of your menstrual cycles? You also say neg for endometriosis, how what that done? Did you have a diagnostic laparoscopy to look in your abdomen/pelvis for endometriosis lesions (only way to truly say for sure)? Imaging just does not pick up this very well. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Menstrual disorder 2 months yet didn't got my menses n checked pregnancy test also n it's negative?

Menstrual disorder 2 months yet didn't got my menses n checked pregnancy test also n it's negative?

Does this mean you: missed your period x 2 months? Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Delay menses for 3 days. Slight spotting and feel slight menstrual cramps. Did 3 pregnancy test, all negative! what can be the reason?

Delay menses for 3 days. Slight spotting and feel slight menstrual cramps. Did 3 pregnancy test, all negative! what can be the reason?

Trust the test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. See doc if period does not come in a few weeks. ...Read more

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I am 35 my last menstrual cycle was sept 6th..I have no energy always tired. I had a tubal 12 yrs ago. Pregnacy test was negative what's wrong? Help!

I am 35  my last menstrual cycle was sept 6th..I have no energy  always tired. I had a tubal 12 yrs ago. Pregnacy test was negative what's wrong? Help!

irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems we 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. Pregnancy after a tubal can happen but this is rare. You can do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit. ...Read more

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Can dengue fever affects the menstrual cycle? Im (-) ing pregnacy test.. 2wks delayed,

Can dengue fever affects the menstrual cycle? Im (-) ing pregnacy test.. 2wks delayed,

Maybe: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion (especially after getting a symptomatic illness like dengue). Some women are back to normal very soon, but others do have bothersome menstrual symptoms that persist or recur and need to see their doctors. ...Read more

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Would a pregnancy test 30 days after previous menstral cycle produce correct results?

Would a pregnancy test 30 days after previous menstral cycle produce correct results?

Usually: A pregnancy test will turn positive 2 weeks after conception which occurs shortly after ovulation. Most women have a 28 day cycle and will ovulate on day 14 so a test done after 30 days should turn positive. However, sometimes women will ovulate later than the 16th day in which case a rest done on day 30 would be to early to turn positive. ...Read more

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When is the best time to have sexual intercourse around a womens menstural cycle that will make it less likely for pregnancy?

When is the best time to have sexual intercourse around a womens menstural cycle that will make it less likely for pregnancy?

Avoid fertile time: If you have a 28 day cycle and cycle day 1 is the first day of your period, then your fertile time is between cycle day 10 to 16. Clear, egg white mucus discharge is a sign you are fertile.if you were on birth control, you wouldn't have to worry about this. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test 31 days after previous menstral cycle using mid day urine. Is this a reliable answer?

Possibly: If positive then it is reliable if negative you may want to test with a first morning urine which is more concentrated and would be more likely to pick up a positive than a midday urine. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more