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How Much Do Women Bleed During Their Period
2-3 months: We consider cycles normal if they come roughly every month and aren't too heavy or crampy and no bleeding in between. Cycles in healthy women can be as close as 21 days and as infrequent as every 2-3 months. If you period is unusually late, you should consider pregnancy if that's a possibility and hormonal issues and be checked by a gyn. ...Read more
How much spotting do you get during implantation bleeding? And does it occur 5 days after your missed period?
Variable: The amount of spotting with implantation is very variable -- some women don't have it at all. If present, it would probably happen before your expected period, though. If concerned, please take a home pregnancy test. It will give you a more reliable answer than wondering about it. ...Read more
Various causes: Sometimes the persistent bleeding is the result of the period when the blood has just clotted inside the uterus and slowly breaks down and is release after the usual period. Sometimes the bleeding is a result of an abnormality such as polyps, fibroids, infection, trauma, or cancer. If it persists a doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
Emotional: That is a fairly common problem and I hope you will find the right person to help you. I would start by having your regular doctor to a Psychologist and together they will put you on the right track. You will get better I am sure. When that happens you will very politely respond when they tell you that you are a changed woman. They will follow your advice. ...Read more
Average vs some: Most cited info gives a timeframe of 6m to 1yr for most to become regular after first menses.Ovulation (egg release) is considered the delayed factor. Some women will remain irregular throughout their reproductive years. Many seek out the Pill as a way to drive a more predictable pattern. ...Read more
30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?
Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more
No: That doesn't always occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hormone changes: When our hormones change and do the wacky, we can retain water. Changing estrogen levels can also slow down your gut and cause constipation. This can make you feel bloated too. Things you can do: eat lots of fruits and veggies, don't add extra salt, get regular exercise. ...Read more
Risks: Skin may be more sensitive during pregnancy. Naval rings may fall out as your abdomen expands. They may need to be removed for ultrasounds or caesarean section. Nipple piercings could injure a suckling infant & are more subject to infection at that time. Clitoral piercings may be painful as the labia swell & may interfere with delivery process w ^ risk of the mother tearing or injuring the infant. ...Read more
Good question: but tough to give a short answer in plain English. Basically high levels of any of 3 hormones: estradiol. progesterone, and prolactin will STOP ovulations in non-pregnant women (by disrupting pulses of GnRH and preventing LH surge.) In pregnant women these 3 are all very high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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