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Is it normal to never have a heavy period? I only have light ones, and they r never regular... Normal?
Probably: The amount of menstrual flow varies from woman to woman. It is normal for some women to have a light flow and for others to have a heavier flow (within limits). If your cycles are also irregular, then this can be caused by problems with ovulation. If your cycles are between 23 and 42 days, then it is probably normal. If they are closer or farther apart, discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many ways: 1st: evaluation- blood test for hormones, us for fibroids, hysteroscopy for polyps, endometrial biopsy for abnormal cells. 2nd: treatment- ocp if not smoker, progesterone, iud, remove fibroid or polyp if present, meds such as lysteda, endometrial ablation, uterine artery embolization and finally- hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When it is soaked: But you should have an evaluation of the heavy period by your gyn for proper diagnosis and treatment so you won't have to deal with heavy bleeding and make sure nothing strange is going on, like an endometrial polyp, fibriod, pre- cancer, cancer , etc. You should go for an exam, blood work and ultrasound and you may need a short 4 minute in offcie hysteroscopy and biopsy to make sure u are ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Full calorie period: Your period has a lining called the endometrium that normally produces" lite" to moderate venous bleeding x 3 to 5 days. A "full calorie" period entails a thickened endometrium or worse bleeding from a abnormal growth in the uterus which is like the "bladder buster full calorie" soda at the convenience store, it is more than can be handled in one sitting. See a GYN MD soon. ...Read more
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