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Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more


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No period since June 2014/ total thyroidectomy for NMG 1/2015 .Sweating under armpits, warmer, yeast infections. 49yrs. Is this menopausal or thyroid?

No period since June 2014/ total thyroidectomy for NMG 1/2015 .Sweating under armpits, warmer, yeast infections. 49yrs. Is this menopausal  or thyroid?

Menopause or Both: It could be both. If there is no contraindication, consider Estroven or estrogen replacement but definitely discuss with your gynecologist or FP doctor. ...Read more

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Had thyroidectomy on 2/28. Started 125 mcg of levothyroxin. Can't have bloodwork yet how will i feel if dose is wrong? Can it affect my periods?

Had thyroidectomy on 2/28. Started 125 mcg of levothyroxin. Can't have bloodwork yet how will i feel if dose is wrong? Can it affect my periods?

It depends: Both high and low thyroid levels can affect your periods as well as how you feel.. The dose you are on seems reasonable, check level soon. ...Read more

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Can a heavy period break your virginity?

Can a heavy period break your virginity?

Doesn't work like: That. If you are able to menstruate then your hymen is not intact (that is ok - it's normal). But it takes an act of sex to lose your virginity. ...Read more

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How to handle a very super heavy period at school?

How to handle a very super heavy period at school?

Don't know if you : Use pads &/or tampons. If you use both - they can both be used together. Have you tried using maxi pads. If you bleed excessively see your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a heavy period without clots?

Is it normal to have a heavy period without clots?

Well?: Heavy is subjective. Are you anemic? You can bleed heavily without clots, it's not unusual but not normal to bleed heavily. Don't let yourself get anemic. It is unlikely an issue with coagulation. ...Read more

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Early, heavy period after car accident, what to do?

Early, heavy period after car accident, what to do?

See your GYN MD: Unless you had a uterine injury, being in a car crash without any injury is unlikely to cause this. Single, early period is not much to worry about. However, if persistent & worsening or associated with unusual pain, see your GYN. ...Read more

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Thyroidectomy (Definition)

This is the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. It is generally performed for rumors of the gland, occasionally for enlarged and hyper functioning glands that do ...Read more