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Have skyla iud. Was given xulane (in addition to iud) to stop menstrual bleeding. Second week on patch and I'm bleeding. Thoughts? Normal?

Have skyla iud. Was given xulane (in addition to iud) to stop menstrual bleeding. Second week on patch and I'm bleeding. Thoughts? Normal?

Follow the plan: Since patches have a distinct regulation mode to get your body to behave as it should. Some irregular bleeding may occur in the beginning of the patch in the first few months. So keep the faith and follow the plan. If it doesn't work for you because of your irregularity or whatnot, you will know after 3-4 months. And if you have already waited that long, then visit your GYN or family physician ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Continuous menstrual bleeding. How to stop?

Continuous menstrual bleeding. How to stop?

If your period has: Lasted longer then a week then please consult with your gynecologist so that the cause can be determined. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

What can I do to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

If you have been: Bleeding more than a week - contact you gynecologist to evaluate. ...Read more

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Menstrual bleeding for 1 year non stop! How do I stop this?

Menstrual bleeding for 1 year non stop! How do I stop this?

Medical evaluation: It is very important for you to see your gynecologist if you have consistently bled for a year as that can lead to anemia. ...Read more

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How do you stop or slow down menstrual bleeding before sex?

Not possible: It's not possible to stop or slow your period if you're already on it and want to have sex today. Birth control options can make periods generally lighter, but you can't start them and expect an immediate response. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

Can you tell me how I could stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

See your doctor: Because bleeding at 49 is likely a hormone imbalance, there are medications that can help, but they require a prescription and an examination to determine the cause and develop a safe treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why do I bleed a little bit and then stop bleeding when I still have menstrual symptoms?

Why do I bleed a little bit and then stop bleeding when I still have menstrual symptoms?

Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am a 51 yr old female with menstrual bleeding since Dec 23rd. I can't get in to see m dr until Feb 3rd. What can I do to stop the bleeding?

I am a 51 yr old female with menstrual bleeding since Dec 23rd. I can't get in to see m dr until Feb 3rd. What can I do to stop the bleeding?

Need Evaluation First: Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) or any abnormal bleeding >35 years old needs to be addressed. If your bleeding is heavy enough to cause anemia (light-headed, dizzy, weak, tired) you should call your Doc or head to the nearest ER. If not, your Doc will need a pelvic US and labs.. Call and see if you can have these done before your appt. An endometrial bx is needed to rule out abnl tissue, good luck ...Read more

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Could fibran plus (haemostatic) be useful to stop continuous mild menstrual bleeding?

Could fibran plus (haemostatic) be useful to stop continuous mild menstrual bleeding?

Yes: Tranexamic acid is a new drug that is approved for heavy menstrual bleeding.
This is prescribed after other causes of heavy bleeding (fibroids, cancer etc) have been ruled out.
It is not a first line drug.
Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please. Does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please. Does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Not for bleeding: Mefinamic acid is a non-steroidal drug used to treat pain, including menstrual pain. It is not likely to reduce or stop menstrual bleeding. For disorders of menstrual bleeding, you should see your gynecologist ...Read more

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My 14 yr old, just told me she's been menstrual bleeding 3 weeks non-stop (heavily).DX with Mosaic Turners Syndrome. Causes?

My 14 yr old, just told me she's been menstrual bleeding 3 weeks non-stop (heavily).DX with Mosaic Turners Syndrome. Causes?

Estrogen: As a mosaic Turner syndrome we don't know if she has functional ovaries or not. Either way, early in the teen years women who have enough estrogen to support development & the buildup of womb tissue can have irregular cycles that are marked by heavy flow as "breakthrough" bleeding. When they don't release eggs, they don't create the hormone that paces the pattern. BC pills may help her establish 1 ...Read more

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How do I stop excessive menstrual bleeding? Clots and more clots

Multifacted: Excess bleeding could be a hormonal imbalance or it could be a fibroid or polyp in the uterus or cervix. A visit with your ob/gyn will help possibly narrow your diagnosis. Sometimes excess bleeding can even be precancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend you see a physician and be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is passing tissue 1st time on depo while 2 weeks on menstrual cycle normal? And is there medicine to stop the bleeding?

Is passing tissue 1st time on depo while 2 weeks on menstrual cycle normal? And is there medicine to stop the bleeding?

See answer:: Excessive vaginal bleeding is common on Depo-Provera.
This tends to subside with continued use. Passing tissue
would not be an effect of the medication, but if you're bleeding heavily you may have larger blood clots looking like tissue. Estrogen pills or transdermal patch may help stop excessive bleeding. Consult your Dr. SEE:http://abt. Cm/1Is7lzm ...Read more

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I have been experiencing excessive menstrual bleeding for the past week. Is there anything I can do or take to stop the bleeding?

I have been experiencing excessive menstrual bleeding for the past week. Is there anything I can do or take to stop the bleeding?

See a GYN MD: Yes, your can go see a GYN MD and find out why the bleeding is excessive this month, as there is nothing that you can otherwise do to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Can I stop my menstrual bleeding for 2 days. My periods started and I wish to stop it for my 3rd and 4th day of periods. Is it possible?

Can I stop my menstrual bleeding for 2 days. My periods started and I wish to stop it for my 3rd and 4th day of periods. Is it possible?

No: Once your period has started it is too late to stop it. There are meds that can make it lighter. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I am 24, and not married yet. I have problem with my menstrual cycle. It was non stop bleeding since january until now april. What should I do?

Gynecologist: Bleeding for that long isn't normal. It would be a good idea to see a gynecologist for some testing into treatable causes. There may be anything from hormonal imbalances, thyroid disease, infection and other issues. ...Read more

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What should you do during menstrual hemorrhage? I had one before and I couldn't stop the bleeding so I went to sleep. What are you supposed to do?

See your Doc: If you are struggling with very heavy menstrual periods, you should ask you doc about getting something to slow them down. Birth control pills are good for this as is the progesterone IUD, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections etc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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. I am having a menstrual cycle that was 1 week of spotting to light bleeding. & I wk heavy bleeding. Do I see a dr asap or can I wait to stop?

Irregular bleeding is  one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test.   there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have had my menstrual period for 14 days now. It began with light bleeding but has been heavy for the past week. How can I stop the bleeding?

I have had my menstrual period for 14 days now. It began with light bleeding but has been heavy for the past week. How can I stop the bleeding?

GYN exam: You may have fluctuating hormonal levels and if you are having unprotected intercourse, you need to be check for pregnancy: call for an appointment today. ...Read more

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Why my menstrual flow with clots and pains stops for 1day after 3 days of bleeding then returns brown blood for another 3 days? Not sexually active

Why my menstrual flow with clots and pains stops for 1day after 3 days of bleeding then returns brown blood for another 3 days? Not sexually active

Dysmenorrhea: Or painful cycles may be related to female hormonal levels of GYN disturbances. The brown discharge is old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical secretions. ...Read more

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Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Can taking estrogen stop menstrual bleeding or spotting in between periods if on birth control?

Change birth control: In my opinion it would make more sense to work with your doctor to find another birth control method for you that would have you bleeding and having to use adjunctive hormones. Makes no sense to me. ...Read more

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I've had 2 menstrual cycles in one month (last month) and now this month I am bleeding heavily none stop. I've had cramping and sharp pain, am I preg?

I've had 2 menstrual cycles in one month (last month) and now this month I am bleeding heavily none stop. I've had cramping and sharp pain, am I preg?

Probably not!: Unlikely that your pregnant! Sounds like you may require a "medical D&C" ("cleanout") See your GYN for evaluation and treatment! Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it normal to be on your menstrual for more than three weeks? I have been bleeding for 3 weeks and I am still bleeding, it won't stop. The cramps keep getting worse and worse. I am on the birth control implanon. What should I do?

Is it normal to be on your menstrual for more than three weeks? I have been bleeding for 3 weeks and I am still bleeding, it won't stop. The cramps keep getting worse and worse. I am on the birth control implanon. What should I do?

No,: No, bleeding for three weeks is not normal. You should be medically evaluated for this. If you have pain, bleed greater than 3 pads an hour, or feel lightheaded then you must be evaluated as an emergency. ...Read more

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