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How do you treat irregular periods?

How do you treat irregular periods?

Cycle control: Most women with irregular menses will respond to oral contraceptives, and eventually have regular and predictable cycles. The first step however, is to determine why the cycles are irregular - which means you should see you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Liesa Harte
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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

Average women will have a period every 24-34 days. If you do not have a period within this range, you would be considered to have ...Read more


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How do you treat ?Irregular heartbeats?

How do you treat ?Irregular heartbeats?

Depends: On what kind of irregular heartbeat you have. There are different types and subtypes and each one can be treated differently. ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm ovulating with irregular periods?

How do I know if i'm ovulating with irregular periods?

Ovulation: You can get a basal body temp. Thermometer at the drug store and follow the directions. When you ovulate your temp. Will rise and this means you have ovulated. ...Read more

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What can I do to regulate very irregular periods?

What can I do to regulate very irregular periods?

Hormonal pacing: The original studies of birth control pills were done to find a way to regulate menstrual frequency and excessive blood loss. As the studies progressed, the reduction in birth rates in the study groups eventually became their main selling point. ...Read more

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How can I cure irregular periods?

Hormonal Birth Cntrl: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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How can I avoid irregular periods?

Find out reason: through eval. Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy. When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular. ...Read more

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How do doctors check for irregular periods?

How do doctors check  for irregular periods?

Menstrual history: They take a menstrual history, which involves asking the woman pertinent and sometimes detailed questions about her cycles since she started menstruating. Based on the menstrual history, blood testing for endocrine problems often follows. ...Read more

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How do doctors check for irregular periods?

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How do doctors check for irregular periods?

Testing: Irregular periods are either due to hormonal problems or anatomical problems. Your doctor can order appropriate tests to figure out your problem and correct the condition. Tests can include blood work and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What to do if i suffer fertility problems and irregular periods?

Fetility: The first thing to do is obtain a ovulation calculator ( they are over the counter). monitor your temperatures (highest when ovulating). While doing so, contact your OB/GYN. There are various tests to determine the reason for irregular periods and /infertility. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

May need med: The more irregular the periods are the more likely there is no ovulation. Ovulation medications can help. See a doctor to determine why no ovulation. ...Read more

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How do you know your ovulation day if you have irregular periods and bleeding?

How do you know your ovulation day if you have irregular periods and bleeding?

You don't: If you have irregular period, you will have difficult time to determine you ovulation date. Measure your BBT or using opk may help you to determine that. ...Read more

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Irregular period...What can I do to get it regular?

Irregular period...What can I do to get it regular?

Visit your doctor.: Irregular periods can be due to various medical causes. There isn't one cure all, either. The best thing to do is talk to your doctor, so that they can examine you and possible do blood work. ...Read more

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What can I do about irregular periods?

Depends: The treatment will depends on the cause for your irregular periods. Irregular periods can be caused by multiple conditions such as hormonal imbalance, premature ovarian failure, endometrial polyps , uterine fibroids etc. Your obgyn can help making an accurate diagnosis and decide on the best treatment. ...Read more

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How to know if you have an irregular period? Do woman with irregular periods get their period every month?

How to know if you have an irregular period? Do woman with irregular periods get their period every month?

Normal cycles come every 21-35 days.: If blood comes out of your vagina in a different pattern then your cycles are not normal. If this is one time problem it may resolves on its own. If recurring then you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options to regulate the cycle. ...Read more

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When you have irregular periods how do you know when you are ovulating?

When you have irregular periods how do you know when you are ovulating?

You may not: When you have irregular periods, you may have to rely on other methods, such as tracking basal body temperature, monitoring cervical mucous. If you are someone who has ovarian pain with ovulation, that can help too. Of course ovulation predictor kits are great for pts who know appx when ovulating, but may be cost prohibitive if you're not sure... You could spend a lot of $ trying to guess! ...Read more

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What to do if I have irregular menstruation cycles ?

What to do if I have irregular menstruation cycles ?

Irregular periods: Irregular heavy periods is a common problem for women , you will need some blood work such as CBC to rule out anemia , tfts to rule out thyroid problems, as well as pelvic exam and ultrasound to rule out anatomical issues and i recommend endometrial sample to rule out abnormal cells , and make sure you are current on your pap smear . Seek medical advice. ...Read more

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How do I know if my periods are regular?

How do I know if my periods are regular?

Keep a journal: To determine weather your periods are regular, you need to keep a journal of when you have your period ( start to finish of bleeding and time in between episodes) and do this for several (4)months. If your periods are regular, then they should occur for about the same number of days and about the same number of days in between. It is not uncommon for one or two periods per year to be out of sync ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and I'm trying to get pregnant, how do I make my periods regular? What do I need to do? 28-52 day cycles.

I have irregular periods and I'm trying to get pregnant, how do I make my periods regular? What do I need to do? 28-52 day cycles.

Ovulation induction: There are several reasons for cycles as you describe. One common on is PCO'S, if you have this there are medicines that can help both with your cycles and ability to get pregnant but may help other symptoms such as acne excess hair growth. Also good to have a provider see if you need your thyroid checked or other labs. ...Read more

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Irregular Periods (Definition)

The cycle varies from ever 3 to ...Read more