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Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Many poss causes: Se the GYN as this should be evaluated to determine the cause, so tx can be started to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Pin ful menstral cycles with heavy bleeding?

Pin ful menstral cycles with heavy bleeding?

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 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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Are scanty periods and hypomenorrhea dangerous?

Are scanty periods and  hypomenorrhea dangerous?

No: They're not dangerous but they're not normal eaither. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How heavy is ovulatory bleeding?

How heavy is ovulatory bleeding?

Should be minimal: Women with bleeding during the time of ovulation should be very few. It should be minimal at best. If it is heavy consult with your doctor to look for other problems. ...Read more

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Is breakthrough bleeding considered irregular periods?

Is breakthrough bleeding considered irregular periods?

Breakthrough blood: Breakthrough bleeding is bleeding when it is unexpected or not supposed to be present...Usually when one is on medications that prevent periods. Irregular period is an abnormal period in relation to what is normal for you. This usually represents a change in length of time or when the period occurs. ...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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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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Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Yes: Hormones regulate your menstrual cycle and nearly all women will have some irregularities to their menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. However, breakthrough bleeding can be a sign of hormonal imbalance, a polyp or fibroid, or even pre-cancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend evaluation by a physician for break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Brown bleeding between periods, late periods, pelvic pain, constipation, ovarian pain, virgin...?

Brown bleeding between periods, late periods, pelvic pain, constipation, ovarian pain, virgin...?

See your doc: As pregnancy is not a concern. You should see your doc about your irregular periods and pain. Constipation is a separate issue-not related to your menstrual function, but possibly your pain. ...Read more

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Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Consultation needed: We're going to need to know just a little bit more about your health history before being able to provide you with an answer as to why your periods have become irregular. Thyroid issues? Other symptoms? Pap history? Hormone use? Etc. ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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Can B12 injections cause irregular heavy menstrual bleeding?

Can B12 injections cause  irregular heavy menstrual bleeding?

NO: Vitamin B12 is extremely safe and has no known toxicity. There is no known association with menstruation. See http://www.Crnusa.Org/safetypdfs/013crnsafetyvitaminb12.Pdf if you have heavy bleeding B12 (along with iron & folic acid) will help you make new blood cells. Irregular heavy bleeding may be caused by fibroid tumors or other imbalances and should be evaluated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Heavy periods every 4 weeks to light periods every other months?

Heavy periods every 4 weeks to light periods every other months?

Not normal: Your age will determine what order or testing will be neecessary. You should see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why heavy periods and period twice a month?

Why heavy periods and  period  twice a month?

Be seen: Hormonal irregularity due to getting closer to menopause is the most common reason for irregular periods, but other possibilities include polyps or fibroids in the uterus, or abnormal cells in the lining of the uterus. I recommend you see your doctor and get a workup for this. ...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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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

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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Increased Menstrual Flow (Definition)

Increased menstrual flow is a clinical finding in which a woman's menstrual periods result in significant amounts of bleeding. This may occur normally in some women, but ...Read more