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What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for irregular periods?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for irregular periods?

None that work : There are no proven herbal remedies that correct the hormonal imbalances that lead to irregular periods all there are many non fda approved or regulated herbal supplements making these claims. Schedule a visit for hormonal testing and to discuss options. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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Any other treatment for correcting irregular menses (late) plus acne other than bc pills. Dont tellme Accutane as its only for acne not for menses?

Any other treatment for correcting irregular menses (late) plus acne other than bc pills. Dont tellme Accutane as its only for acne not for menses?

Spironolactone: Some women produce more androgen hormones than needed. Anti-androgens like spironolactone block androgen receptors in the body, preventing cells from absorbing androgen hormones. Simply, spironolactone limits hormonal fluctuations that can contribute to acne breakouts. Hormones, specifically androgens, have been linked to the development of acne. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for heavy menses?

Is there an effective treatment for heavy menses?

Lose Weight: The amount of menses is diirectly related to the thickness of the lining as well as the size of the uterus. Estrogen is what leads to thickening of the lining. Fat binds estrogen so higher levels are needed in the blood for a women to release an egg and complete a cycle. So weight loss in a women who is overweight lightens the menses. ...Read more

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Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?

Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?

See derm: There are definitely treatments for acne other than birth control pills. A dermatologist has the best and latest information on treatment for acne. Birth control doesn't work for everyone as far as preventing acne. Don't live with it, as there are successful treatments if it's truly bothering you! ...Read more

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I face anovulation and need regular injections for induction. 2 IUI cycles failed. Is there any way to cure anovulation?

 I face anovulation and need regular injections for induction. 2 IUI cycles failed. Is there any way to cure anovulation?

Maybe: It depends why you are not ovulating. There are many causes. For example thyroid problems and obesity can causes anovulation and can be treated with weight loss and thyroid hormone. Ask your doctor about your specific case. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for acne during pregnancy?

Is there an effective treatment for acne during pregnancy?

Skin care : Concerns with teratogenic effects limit the use of accutane/antibiotics. Even topical medications may be absorbed and should not be used. Frequent cleansing with mild mechanical exfoliation and use of hypoallergenic non-comedogenic moisturizers . Occasional use of fruit acids peels may also help. ...Read more

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Been TTC for 4 years. (25). PCOS & no periods. Read online Cassava Root pills help with fertility, ovulation, menstrual cycles.. Any truth to this?

Been TTC for 4 years. (25). PCOS & no periods. Read online Cassava Root pills help with fertility, ovulation, menstrual cycles.. Any truth to this?

Need Medication: Infertility is very fustrating. BUT, even with PCOS, there are proven medications to help you concieve (metformin, Clomid, (clomiphene) letrozole). Additionally, other tests may be needed like a semen analysis and test of Fallopian tubes. Don't concentrate on a variety of herbal treatments that have not yet been medically proven, or FDA tested. Take a prenatal daily, and start a medical infertility program. ...Read more

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What dosage of Metformin has been proven most effective for PCOS patients?

What dosage of Metformin has been proven most effective for PCOS patients?

The Dosage you need.: Meformin is a very popular and Common Diabetes medication, Used anywhere from 500 mg to 2500 mg a daily. Dosage depends on your needs, your tolerance and on side effects and benefits.Doctor who is treating you will decide how much you need. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for taking anti-biotics for a prolonged period of time: 3 months IV followed by a daily pill life long. Any remedy?

What are the side effects for taking anti-biotics for a prolonged period of time: 3 months IV followed by a daily pill life long.  Any remedy?

It depends: On why you are taking them. Certainly, resistance to antibiotics is a big problem, and being on them for an extended period of time increases the likelihood of this happening, but your physician can advise you better about the situation. ...Read more

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What is the most effective procedure and medication for couples with unexplained infertility?

What is the most effective procedure and medication for couples with unexplained infertility?

Depends: A recent nih sponsored clinical trial recommends that most couples with unexplained infertility will do well with 3 cycles of clomid/iui followed by ivf if the Clomid (clomiphene) does not work. This must be individualized to your particular situationl the first step is a thorough evaluation with a reproductive endocrinologist. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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What is the best day of monthly cycle to start letrozole? Days or 3? Using for infertility treatment

What is the best day of monthly cycle to start letrozole? Days or 3? Using for infertility treatment

Day 3: Letrozole should be used in consultation with your ob/gyn or infertility specialist. It is generally administered from days 3 to 7 of the menstrual cycle with day 1 being the very first day that you seen bleeding. ...Read more

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How safe is progesterone tablets for pcos fertility treatment?

How safe is progesterone tablets for pcos fertility treatment?

Safe; sometimes used: Progesterone or artificial versions (progestins) can be safely used to induce a period for women with pcos who have very few periods (less than 4 a year) or no periods. It does not improve your chances of conceiving because it induces bleeding, not ovulation (egg release). Progesterone can also be given for low Progesterone levels in the 2nd half of a cycle, or to support an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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For how many cycles a pcos woman should use clomid (clomiphene) before moving to another medication or using clomid (clomiphene) with another medication?

For how many cycles a pcos woman should use clomid (clomiphene) before moving to another medication or using clomid (clomiphene) with another medication?

CC probablilities: 85% conceive within 3 cycles. Very well established, 95% in six cycles. I recommend to my patients 3 cycles, if not pregnant consider other options. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for long term follow up for elderly woman hospitalized for UTI ? ?Low dose maintenance antibiotics ?Monthly testing?

Prevention measures: Daily cranberry juice or pill will help to prevent uti. However, if there is multiple uti, then there may be a kidney stone, tumor, incontinence, dryness of vaginia, bladder dysfunction or urethrea problem. Urology consultation is therefore recommended to prevent from having long term UTI problems. ...Read more

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