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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Excessive Menstrual Bleeding

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Treatment options for very excessive menstrual bleeding and done having children?

Treatment options for very excessive menstrual bleeding and done having children?

Quite a few: 1. Medication to control cycles, of which there are several. 2 .Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. 3. Endometrial ablation. 4. Possibly a uterine fibroid embolization if you have fibroids. 5. Hysterectomy (for which there are several approaches). ...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


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Excessive menstrual bleeding can be caused by what?

Excessive menstrual bleeding can be caused by what?

Many reasons: Abnormalities in the uterus like fibroids, polyps or adenomyosis bleeding disorders, hormonal irregularities and more. Consult your gyn. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding lasting days?

What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding lasting days?

Many cause: Fibroids, polyps, cancer, enlarged uterus , bleeding problems, hormonal problems. Get it elvauated and with varios tests hopefully the cause will be determined. ...Read more

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How do I stop excessive menstrual bleeding? Clots and more clots

How do I stop excessive menstrual bleeding? Clots and more clots

Multifacted: Excess bleeding could be a hormonal imbalance or it could be a fibroid or polyp in the uterus or cervix. A visit with your ob/gyn will help possibly narrow your diagnosis. Sometimes excess bleeding can even be precancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend you see a physician and be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can excessive menstrual bleeding lead to nausea?

Can excessive menstrual bleeding lead to nausea?

Posssible: You need to be evaluated by your gyn as you need a workup which includes an exam, blood work and an ultrasound. Increase in prostaglandins can contribute to the nausea and you want to make sure you do not have certain gyn conditions like endometriosis, etc. There are many different treatment options to treat your bleeding and nausea depending on the cause, so no need to suffer, see your gyn.. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause you to have excessive menstrual bleeding?

Can anxiety cause you to have excessive menstrual bleeding?

Not typically,but...: Menstrual activity, including the duration & amount of bleeding, related discomfort, emotional symptoms, & the cycle itself -- is a complex phenomenon, that can be affected by many variables. One variable could be stress. More often however, stress results from period problems, including excessive bleeding. Don't assume it's stress causing heavy flow -instead, have a gynecologist check you out. ...Read more

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Excessive menstrual bleeding: how many months of ocp's do I need to fix it?

Excessive menstrual bleeding:  how many months of ocp's do I need to fix it?

Regular use: If heavy menstrual bleeding is not from any pathologic cause (worked up by your doctor) then continued use of the ocp combined with nsaids (like anaprox) should help with heavy menstrual flow in most women. Find the cause first though. There are many. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding?

What can cause excessive menstrual bleeding?

Heavy vaginal bleedi: Excessive menstrual bleeding may be associated with uterine abnormalities including fibroids (benign smooth muscle tumors), polys, and hormonal imbalances. It is important to have a physical exam and pap smear to evaluate the uterine cervix for any abnormalities. ...Read more

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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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more