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How long after giving birth should my periods return?

How long after giving birth should my periods return?

Hard 2 tell: In different women it takes different amount of time for the periods to retun. It also depends on whether you are breast feeding or not. In some it may take over a year for the periods to return, whereas for others 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding postpartum last after you give birth?

How long does bleeding postpartum last after you give birth?

Variable: Bleeding is typically common throughout the first month postpartum, but has usually stopped by the time of your post partum visit at 6 weeks. If you are bleeding more than a pad an hour, passing clots, or having your bleeding get heavier rather than lighter, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does periods last after having a baby?

How long does periods last after having a baby?

Depends: Bleeding, spotting and discharge after having a baby is very normal. The time will vary from person to person. Usually it stops within 3-6 weeks. Breastfeeding women sometimes will have irregular spotting instead of normal periods due to the hormonal changes. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth should I start my normal cycle again?

How long after giving birth should I start my normal cycle again?

Depends: After giving birth, the first period will typically come in 6-8 weeks if a woman is not breast feeding. If she is breastfeeding it varies. Some women get their period back when baby starts skipping feedings at night, and some women don't get their cycles until after no longer breast feeding. Either way first period typically is heavier than usual. ...Read more

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How long can preeclampsia last after giving birth?

How long can preeclampsia last after giving birth?

See below: Everything starts improving after you deliver, but fluid retention can last for up to two weeks. When the fluid retention resolves, blood pressure and everything else should resolve. ...Read more

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How long should menstrual period after birth last?

How long should menstrual period after birth last?

It varies: Everyone is different but it can be several weeks. It usually is bright red then turns to brown and then becomes white. It is all called lochia and is very normal after delivery unless there is fever, severe pain or foul odor. ...Read more

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How long after you take it does the morning after pill affect your period?

How long after you take it does the morning after pill affect your period?

One cycle: The "morning after pill" (progesterone only post-coital contraception) will often cause irregular bleeding -- your period may come earlier than expected. If you do not bleed after taking the pill, and if you do not get your period when expected, please take a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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How long after birth will i get my period?

How long after birth will i get my period?

4-6 weeks : 4-6 weeks unless you are breast feeding then it may be delayed. ...Read more

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How long does after you stopped the nuvaring you get pregnant?

How long does after you stopped the nuvaring you get pregnant?

Soon: The ring loses it's efficacy if you have it out for longer than 3 hours at a time. So if you've "stopped" using it, you no longer are protected against getting pregnant. That said, sometimes it can take a few months or longer to get pregnant after coming off hormonal birth control. ...Read more

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About how long after giving birth should I get my period?

About how long after giving birth should I get my period?

Depends: If you are not and have not breast fed, usually 6-8 weeks after delivery. When breast feeding, you may not have a cycle the whole time you are nursing full time. ...Read more

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How soon does your period start after your last active birth control pill?

How soon does your period start after your last active birth control pill?

If u are going to: Get one usually within 1-2 days sometimes on the low dose pills u may not get a period, if u do not get one within 3-4 days check a preg test. ...Read more

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How long does period go after stopping medroxyprogesterone?

How long does period go after stopping medroxyprogesterone?

Varies: If your doctor gave you Progesterone because you haven't had a period in a few months, then i will tell patients to expect a "humdinger" that can last up to 2 weeks---after 10 days, i ask them to call me and may start birth control or other medication to get period to stop. Try not to go more than 3 months without a period (unless you are on the pill etc--then ok!). ...Read more

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How long after I stop taking progesterone suppositories will my period return?

How long after I stop taking progesterone suppositories will my period return?

2-5 days: If using Progesterone after ovulation, menstrual cycles will return after stopping the Progesterone in 2-5 days. That is, if there is not a pregnancy! ...Read more

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Around how long will I get a real period back after stopping birth control pills?

Around how long will I get a real period back after stopping birth control pills?

4 weeks: Birth control pills are out of your system about 7 days after you stop them. One would expect a period about 4 weeks after cessation. If you are sexually active and do not want to be pregnant consider restarting or starting a different birth control method ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping birth control?

How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping birth control?

Pregnancy: It depends on the birth control method used. For pills, patch, nuvaring, or iud, your cycles should resume within a month. For depoprovera or implanon, it may take 6-12 months for your cycles to become normal. Once your cycles are normal, most couples will conceive within 6-9 months. You can conceive on the first month! ...Read more

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How long after taking progesterone pills does a period start? I'm going on 15 days since last pill with no period.

How long after taking progesterone pills does a period start? I'm going on 15 days since last pill with no period.

Sooner than that: The treatment in your case did not work. Bleeding usually starts 1-3 days after stopping Progesterone. You will need to contact the prescribing doctor to discuss the next steps. ...Read more