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How can I shorten my period?

How can I shorten my period?

Discuss with your: Gynecologist as some oral contraceptives can lead to lighter, shorter menses. ...Read more

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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How do I delay my period?

How do I delay my period?

It depends: The best way to delay a period is by using the birth control pill. If you are on the pill, after 3 weeks, start a new pack instead of taking the last row of pills. ...Read more

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I get really bad pain during my period. I can't take it. I want to know how to end my period permanently.

I get really bad pain during my period. I can't take it. I want to know how to end my period permanently.

Birth Control Pills: Since you're young, your best options are either birth control pills taken for continuously or extended cycles longer than one month; or the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. Both have Progesterone that in addition to preventing pregnancy, also minimize growth of the inner uterine lining which becomes your menstrual period. This tissue makes prostaglandins that when released during your period causes cramps. ...Read more

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How can I make my period shorter?

How can I make my period shorter?

Please talk to your: Gynecologists there are medications that s/he can prescribe that can make your period shorter. ...Read more

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How can I delay my period

How can I delay my period

With hormones.: You can take birth control pills continually or by skipping the "inactive" pills for one cycle. Sometimes it can be withdrawn early with progestins to adjust timing of the cycle. See your physician to make the best decision and determine if this is possible for you. ...Read more

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How do I know when will i roughly start my periods?

The average age is: About 12.5 years old in the us. But it can vary significantly (9 to 16 yo). ...Read more

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How do I make period shorter?

How do I make period shorter?

Hormonally: Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods. Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but i don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more

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How can I get my period regular?

How can I get my period regular?

Varies: Try to be close to your weight that is appropriate for your height. Lose or gain weight as needed. Hormonal lab evaluation is helpful. Monthly Progesterone agents or oral contraceptive pills will help make your cycle regular also. Irregular cycles are related to ovulation problems. ...Read more

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How do I get my period to come?

How do I get my period to come?

Please call or see y: Your gyn as u need to determine why u did not get a period, then the proper med can be prescribed to induce the epriod. ...Read more

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How do I know my ovulation period and my free period?

How do I know my ovulation period and my free period?

Ovulation: Estimation of the ovulation and free period is based on the menstrual cycle of the patient. For cycle of 26days the ovulation is usually at day 12. One can conceive after ovulation and from day 10 to 14. From day 15 to 26 are free days. Since spermatozoa can survive upto 6days, one have to be careful of intercourse after the menses to avoid conception. ...Read more

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How do I regulate my period?

How do I regulate my period?

Why irregular?: It depends on "why" your periods are not regular. Birth control pills are a common way to do it, but may not be the best way. You need at least a tentative diagnosis as to why, before you can be advised how. ...Read more

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How do I know if my first period coming?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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How do I know when will i get my period after taking plan b?

How do I know when will i get my period after taking plan b?

Late period: If your period is more than one week past anticipated date, then please contact your physician. It would be important to ensure that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I make my period regular?

How can I make my period regular?

Seek cause and treat: Consult a gynecologist or a Reproductive Endocrinologist who can evaluate and examine you, establish a diagnosis and offer you the appropriate treatment to "make your period regular". ...Read more

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How do I lighten my period for a night?

How do I lighten my period for a night?

Birth control : Birth control methods are very effective at providing cycle control and decreasing bleeding. Schedule a visit to discuss your options. ...Read more

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How do I know when will my period come back after anorexia?

How do I know when will my period come back after anorexia?

Malnutrition Problem: Once a woman or girl w/anorexia starts her recovery - starts reversing effects of malnutrition by eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients the body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance - her period is likely 2 return. Recovery can be very tough though & relapse common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. If you have not had treatment, start with http://www.Anad.Org. ...Read more

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How do I know if i missed my period?

MIssed Periods: This question appears self evident: if you did not get your period when you expected it you have missed your period. This situation means you need to find out why your period did not start on time. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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