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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What can slow down or stop a period that is lasting to long?

What can slow down or stop a period that is lasting to long?

Call your Gyn: You cannot change your period's behavior "mid-stream, " other than by taking progesterone, which is prescribed by your dr / gyn, for appropriate clinical indication. May need to see you, or may be able to get enough history over phone to make decision. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to stop or slow down my wife's period. She has been bleeding for weeks and has pain. Won't go to the dr unless it stops?

Is there anything I can do to stop or slow down my wife's period. She has been bleeding for weeks and has pain. Won't go to the dr unless it stops?

Evaluation: She needs to see a doctor sooner than later and if she has any other symptoms she needs to see a doctor immediately. A definitive diagnosis will be made and treatment initiated. this will give her comfort. Pls encourage her to seek medical care. ...Read more

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Can girls drink vinegar to slow down period?

Can girls drink vinegar to slow down period?

MENORRHAGIA: Is associated with hormonal imbalance. I have not heard that vinegar can slow down bleeding. See md for rx that can control bleeding like Provera (medroxyprogesterone) or bcp. ...Read more

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Can taking four tylenol (acetaminophen) 500g slow down the flow or shorten your period?

Can taking four  tylenol (acetaminophen) 500g slow down the flow or shorten your period?

No Tylenol (acetaminophen): Will only help with minor cramps it has no effect on the flow or number of days there are other drugs that can do that like bc pills, Progesterone and Lysteda and other methods like iud, endometrial ablation, please see your gyn or a gyn. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding for over 7 weeks after giving birth it seemed to slow down initially after 4 weeks then it got heavy. Is this normal? Or my period?

I've been bleeding for over 7 weeks after giving birth it seemed to slow down initially after 4 weeks then it got heavy. Is this normal? Or my period?

Your body: is responding normally to not having normal hormonal balance for 10 months. Sometimes this can lead to irregular bleeding during or in between periods for a few months before you become regular again. If you are trying to get pregnant (just IF), then you will need to wait for your periods to be regular. If not, then just ride it out. If it persists beyond 3-4 months, go see a healthcare pro. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more