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How To Slow A Heavy Period
It depends: If you had a spontaneous miscarriage without surgical treatment and you are still bleeding very heavy after 3 days, you may have retained products of conception or you may just need medication to help your uterus contract and bleeding stop. You should see an ob/gyn physician for evaluation of the heavy bleeding, evaluation for possible retained products, or possible medication or d;c. ...Read more
If a person were to miscarry a month & a half after conception, would there still be heavy bleeding and cramping? And how long would it take to bleed?
Impossible to tell: The pregnancy can stop growing at any point after conception, but the actual bleeding and expelling can take much longer to start happening. So the amount of tissue you need to pass can be quite variable depending upon how big the pregnancy grew before it stopped. Unfortunately, that process is different for everyone, and for some it doesn't end, and they need a d;c to complete it. ...Read more
If obese -weight : Loss may allow for period return. If you're inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days/week). If severely underweight – ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as meds like Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) could be used under your gyn supervision. ...Read more
I have to take provera (medroxyprogesterone) to stop a prolonged period. Wondering if this will screw up my ovluation schedule?
My gyn scheduled me to do a pelvic/transvaginal ultrasound due to my extremely heavy periods. How long will the test take?
Menstrual period: I don't think there is anyway to make your period heavier. Nature does what nature does. ...Read more
You don't need to -: Wait for anytime at all, as generally labs require about 10-maybe 30 cc's blood, depending on what tests you required. For that amount you shouldn't need any time at all. Do check with your pcp or whoever ordered the tests. ...Read more
How can I temporarily stop a prolonged menstrual period just for a couple of hours with fast action?
Not possible c/o med: This is not possible without medications by a MD. ...Read more
Ovulation: It all depends on how long the woman decides to breastfeed. When breastfeeding is over some women take 2 weeks to ovulate again and some women can take a longer time. There can also be spontaneous ovulation while breastfeeding so birth control is recommended. Pregnancy and labor are extreme changes for the hormonal environment of the female body. It could take a while to return to normal. ...Read more
Many ways: 1st: evaluation- blood test for hormones, us for fibroids, hysteroscopy for polyps, endometrial biopsy for abnormal cells. 2nd: treatment- ocp if not smoker, progesterone, iud, remove fibroid or polyp if present, meds such as lysteda, endometrial ablation, uterine artery embolization and finally- hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a miscarrage a heavy period to my body if yes am i going to be fertile again roughly 14 days after?
The fertility varies: and cetainly would be a reason to have a check up to make sure the miscarriage didn't have complications (too much bleeding, damage, retained material, infection, etc.) ...Read more
How long does it take to stop bleeding after stopping depo she I've been bleeding for 3 weeks it will go from light to heavy?
How many days max after intercourse do i have to wait for the blood test to work?my period is very irregular
At least two weeks: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more
I'm bleeding a week early before my period and twelve days after sex. Could it be implation bleeding ? If so explain how long it suppose to last and how it suppose to look
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