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How To Make My Period Shorter
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
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
Don't: Trying to alter your period can make it more irregular. ...Read more
See a: Cosmetic surgeon and a dermatologist to assess, but it bothers you or you would not ask. The remedies are surgical and costly. ...Read more
Oral contraception: While oral contraceptives or birth control pills are traditionally prescribed to keep someone from becoming pregnant, we also prescribe them to manipulate one's menses or period. If you have a frequent, heavy and/or prolonged periods, especially to the extent of becoming anemic, your family doc can prescribe you ocp/bcp to lighten your flow, sometimes stopping completely. Good luck! ...Read more
Hormonally: Barring that you are a non smoker and have no medical problems that would preclude you from taking hormones, you may want to consider a contraceptive pill; progesterone containing IUD(Mirena,Skyla);Nexplanon. Some people even like taking progesterone at time of menses to shorten it. You should open a dialog with your Physician to discuss this as it is a fairly common question....Good Luck :) ...Read more
Osteoporosis: My guess is you're trying to ask the treatment for osteoporosis. Have you had a bone density study and were diagnosed of osteoporosis.? I would recommend that you should consult your physician and have one of these studies done if you're concerned about bone density. If your bone density is found to be low , there are medication that your doctor can prescribe for this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period length: Normal is about 4-5 days. You may just be lucky and have shorter periods. If you are on the pill, your periods tend to be shorter and less painful. ...Read more
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