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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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How to stop my period?

How to stop my period?

Hormones: Hormonal medication prescribed by a MD can arrest you period. ...Read more

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I need to stop my period please?

I need to stop my period please?

Many options: There are many options to prevent menstrual cycles. Progesterone IUDs and Depoprovera are commonly used. Nuvaring and birth control pills can be prescribed in ways to prevent periods too. Any Obgyn can help you with this issue ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop my period?

Is there a way to stop my period?

Seasonale: There are pharmacologic ways to decrease the frequency of periods--these are used by females in the military and certain training programs. Other options would be permanent and involve surgery. Discuss options with your gyn. ...Read more

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How to stop my period in a few hours?

How to stop my period in a few hours?

It will stop when...: It will stop when it stops. If it keeps going and going, an ob-gyn doctor can evaluate and help, but there isn't anything to stop a period in just a few hours... Can't think of a reason why that would be necessary in a normal healthy woman. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop my period for a day?

Is it possible to stop my period for a day?

Perhaps: High dose of hormones can help but is not guaranteed or recommended unless indicated. ...Read more

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How to stop my period after it has started?

How to stop my period after it has started?

Normal period <=7d: Normal periods should last 7 days or less. If you are bleeding longer than this, there are many possible causes, but this should be investigated. Hormonal treatments (such as combined birth control pills or synthetic progesterone) can stop a prolonged period, but the cause should first be determined. ...Read more

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I need to stop my period but just for today. Help!

I need to stop my period but just for today.  Help!

Hormonal management: Nothing i would recommend over the counter. You will need to call your gyn provider and see if he/she can use hormones to stop or delay your cycle. Not always easy to stop it on a dime like you are wanting. ...Read more

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What to take to stop my period for a while or forever?

What to take to stop my period for a while or forever?

Options exist!: If you are having heavy periods or other problems and want them to stop there are a number of very good options such as a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, Endometrial ablation and hysterectomy. You will need to explore your options with an Ob/Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more