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How can I stop my period from coming?

How can I stop my period from coming?

Couple of ways: There are birth control pills that lets you have cycles less frequently, or a procedure called endometrial ablation that can lighten/stop heavy menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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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What can I use to stop my period from coming this month?

What can I use to stop my period from coming this month?

Birth Control Pills: You can continue your birth control pills without taking any sugar pills. Start a new pack every 21 days till you are ready to have a period. ...Read more

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Can I take a birth control pill to stop my period from coming?

Can I take a birth control pill to stop my period from coming?

Yes: Yes, you can definitely take the first 3 weeks of birth control and then skip the final week and go straight to a new pack of pills. I've had patients do this and I've done it myself and it typically works great. You don't "have" to have a period every month. You may go through your prescription faster than normal, but let your doctor know that you skipped the placebo week of pills. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a pill that will stop my period from coming every month?

Is it safe to take a pill that will stop my period from coming every month?

Not completely: In the short term, yes, but long term not so much. The normal menstrual cycle contributes to bone health, and suppressing the cycle increases the risk for osteoporosis in later life. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection can this stop my period from coming?

I have a yeast infection can this stop my period from coming?

Unlikely: Yeast infections, assuming they are local, do not interfere with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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If I start using 400 mg of progesterone vaginally the day before my period begins, will it stop my period from coming even if I am not pregnant?

If I start using 400 mg of progesterone vaginally the day before my period begins, will it stop my period from coming even if I am not pregnant?

What are the goals?: It is hard to predict what would happen in that circumstance. The important thing to do is to use the medication exactly as directed by your doctor. I can not think of a reason why vaginal Progesterone would be prescribed in the way you describe. Contact the prescribing doctor and ask for clarification ...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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What number of active pills to stop my period?

What number of active pills to stop my period?

Talk to your doctor: Your doctor is familiar with your medical history and knows what you are taking. Talk to him or her about what is going on and what you are trying to accomplish before doing something that may be unwise and risky. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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