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What can a girl do to stop heavy menstrual flow?

What can a girl do to stop heavy menstrual flow?

OCP: Depending on the cause of heavy bleeding and age of the child oral contraceptives usually work best. But heavy bleeding can rarely be caused by coagulation defects. ...Read more

Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more


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How to stop period after a month of bleeding!?

How to stop period after a month of bleeding!?

Bleeding: Seek medical attention ASAP. This is not normal and we also dont have any information about your medical history. ...Read more

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How to stop periods for a day?

How to stop periods for a day?

Period: There's no way to stop your period for one day if u have already started but if you want to delay your period and u r on the 'pill' u can keep taking it without interruption, meaning start the next pill pack as soon as u finish one. ...Read more

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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 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?

Varies: Depoprovera begins to wear off after 3 months of use. How fast is gets out of one’s system will vary from person to person and can not be predicted. She may want to start another birth control method to control the bleeding for a while. ...Read more

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How to stop a period for a day?

You can not: With hormonal treatment you can postpone your period for as long as you want. But once you stop taking hormone you might get heavy withdrawal bleeding. Once you start to have period you can not stop it for only one day by any means. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Can you tell me how i can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Medications: Given your age, you are likely to experience irregular bleeding as you approach menopause. See your GYN doc for help on this matter. They can prescribe medications to regular your period. Regards Dr M ...Read more

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I have to take provera (medroxyprogesterone) to stop a prolonged period. Wondering if this will screw up my ovluation schedule?

I have to take provera (medroxyprogesterone) to stop a prolonged period. Wondering if this will screw up my ovluation schedule?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you are taking mpa for a prolonged period your ovulation cycle is probably "screwed up" already. The mpa (provera) should help get you back on track. ...Read more

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How to stop bleeding temporarily for 1-2 days during my periods. I started bleeding now but want to stop for a day or 2. Please help.?

How to stop bleeding temporarily for 1-2 days during  my periods. I started bleeding now but want to stop for a day or 2. Please help.?

May be too late to : Act. It is possible to postpone the start of a period, but once it has started, it may be difficult to stop it. See this site for information on this topic. http://www.health4women.org/a/put_your_period_on_pause_933. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my period for a day?

What can I do to stop my period for a day?

Stopping period: There is really not very much that you can to to stop a period for just one day. There are medicines used to stop periods but they have other effects on your body and cycle and not recommended for convienience. Sorry. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to stop period pain and heavy flow?

Can someone tell me how to stop period pain and heavy flow?

See gyn for eval: For pain: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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How can you stop a period?

How can you stop a  period?

You can't: At least not during. Menstruation roughly every 28 days lasting 3-5 days is a sign of a healthy, functioning woman who is still ovulating. That's a good thing. Excessive, heavy or severely painful bleeding can be a sign of problems which need evaluation. ...Read more

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How quickly does Utovlan take to stop a period?

Virtual Consult: Please set up a virtual consult with me. I will be happy to discuss your question ...Read more

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How long should it take for my periods go back to what they were before after stopping mini pill ? Anything I can do to regulate periods sooner

How long should it take for my periods go back to what they were before after stopping mini pill ? Anything  I can do to regulate periods sooner

Depends: Depending on how long a woman has been on a progesterone only pill it may take several months for her to have periods and even longer to have regular periods again. A combination birth control pill containing estrogen and progestin may help to have regular cycles quicker. ...Read more