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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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I've had mt period for 4 weeks now it wont stop..What is wrong with me ?

I've had mt period for 4 weeks now it wont stop..What is wrong with me 
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Long period: If your period is a heavy flow and lasting 4 weeks so far, you will need to be examined to check for fibroids, cysts, hormonal imbalances, etc. Start with an office visit. Depending on how heavy the bleeding and the duration, it can contribute to low blood count (anemia). ...Read more

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Why won't my period stop?

Why won't my period stop?

See your doctor: If it isn't stopping, you need to see your doctor to find out why and then get it stopped. ...Read more

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Started the pill and now period won't stop, help?

Started the pill and now period won't stop, help?

Suggest: you contact your prescribing Health care Professional...you may require a pill with a different hormonal ratio (or strength> In the meantime restart the "cycle"......that may help temporarily! Hope this helps Dr Z ...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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I have my period since march 22 still it won't stop?

See a GYN MD: You need an examination by a gyn md to determine the cause(s), . ...Read more

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My period won't stop. Its been almost a year. ?

My period won't stop. Its been almost a year. ?

1 year bleeding: It's certainly time to get some help. Schedule a visit with a gynecologist to figure out why you're bleeding and come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why wont my period completely stop since after having my baby 11 months ago?

Why wont my period completely stop since after having my baby 11 months ago?

Many possibilities: Are you breast feeding? That can cause irregular bleeding. What are you using for birth control? Any other medical problems? Thyroid? Get back to your obgyn and get checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my period start and then stop after a couple of hours and wont restart until the next day. ?

Why does my period start and then stop after a couple of hours and wont restart until the next day.  ?

Endometrial breakup: The lining of the uterus is breaking down slowly and the cervical opening allows some of it to be seen vaginally early, then the next day more is "let loose". All of this is normal except for patients who have fibroids of the uterus who will have this pattern caused by the fibroid growth.(pre-menstrual staining). Have a md do an ultrasound exam to rule out fibroids. ...Read more

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My period wont go at way? I started in the 4 of abril a week later I stop for two days and Then Started again till today.

My period wont go at way? I started in the 4 of abril a week later I stop for two days and Then Started again till today.

Many possibilities.: Frequent menses can be caused by a structural problem in the uterus (polyp or fibroid for example). It can also be caused by a hormonal imbalance, pregnancy or perimenopause. The work up can be different depending on your age. If you are of child bearing age start with a pregnancy test. Treatment ranges from medication to surgery depending on the severity of the bleeding and the cause. ...Read more

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Why won't my period stop? Always been regular before, almost 29 years old, started late November (has only stopped once for two days then back).

Why won't my period stop? Always been regular before, almost 29 years old, started late November (has only stopped once for two days then back).

Prolonged menses: A menstrual period since November is NOT a normal "period". You need to see a GYN MD to find out why this is an ongoing issue to decrease your need in "stock in Kimberly Clark". (sanitary products manufacturer). ...Read more

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Im 44 and have been haing my period for 2 weeks...It wont stop! i don't know if its menapause or something worse?

Im 44 and have been haing my period for 2 weeks...It wont stop! i don't know if its menapause or something worse?

Could be: Could be menopause, but it could also be due to lots of other things. You've overdue for a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a question. I been on my period since march of 2015 and im still bleeding. What does that mean and why it wont stop.

I have a question. I been on my period since march of 2015 and im still bleeding. What does that mean and why it wont stop.

Call a doctor: This is abnormal and could be dangerous: at the very least you are at risk of becoming anemic. There is nothing useful you can do online, see a doctor. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I usually get hot flashes a week before my period. I haven't seen my period this month yet and the hot flashes won't stop. What could be going on ?

I usually get hot flashes a week before my period. I haven't seen my period this month yet and the hot flashes won't stop. What could be going on ?

Perimenopause: Although you are a few years younger than average onset, some women develop hot flushes in their late 30s due to hormonal fluctuations, which can also lead to anovulatory cycles - missed periods. See your clinician about trying hormonal contraception - pills / ring to reduce vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes) while also regulating ur periods and preventing unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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