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How To Stop Your Period For A Day Naturally
Menses: No way that I an aware of. ...Read more
How do I stop my period forever? Not for three months or a year, but forever! I would prefer naturally, but I want to know my choices regardless.
Surgery: Depo-provera will work, and if repeated every 12-13 weeks, will keep your period "away." Implanon is a device inserted under the skin for a year at a time, and will keep them away "permanently" if replaced at these intervals. A Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud will work for 5 years before it needs replacing. Endometrial ablation may stop periods, but is not always 100%. A hysterectomy is the only permanent method. ...Read more
I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If I don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?
Prolonged periods: Should be treated according to cause. Presuming that homonal imbalance is a cause, and that you are not interested in birth control, using Progesterone 100 mg. Orally day 15 to 24 of cycle for 3 mo usually will take care of it. Progesterone is natural like hormone derived from plats. ...Read more
Diva Cup: This is something you can try. It can be found at most local drug stores. It will not stop the peirod, but it will stop the flow. ...Read more
Maybe: The use of hormones can temporarily "pause" your cycle, but there needs to be a good medical reason to do so. ...Read more
Periods: Not usually noGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Not indicated for: Delay pill is recommended by some and adviced to ba taken for premature ejaculation in men and not for delaying or suppressing periods. ...Read more
Probably yes: You can often but not always delay your period if you start the birth control pill at least a week before your expected period. You could have some irregular bleeding so there is no guarantee. If you are already on the pill, you can skip the sugar pills and start the next pack with out any danger to you and this will often work as well. ...Read more
I have my period for a day & it stop. I have been having my period on time, this was the first time it happened, I just have sex with my husband in fact?
Not to worry: A one day period is usually a blessing! However, any irregularity is worth paying attention to. Having sex should not have been the reason however for your period to suddenly stop. Menstrual cycle is a complex in mysterious phenomena associated with periodic variations from the norm. Keep a calendar of your cycles to review with your gyno. ...Read more
I've been spotting for 2 weeks now I had my period for a day and then it stop and went to spotting I get cramps but I'm just spotting?
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
Is it possible to take birth control to stop your period once it has already started? I want to skip the menstruating for one day
Possible: You can start a new pack early and if needed you can double up on the pill for a day or so to stop the bleeding. I sometimes get this request when women going on their honeymoon expect to be on their period at that time. ...Read more
Is there any way I can stop or delay my period for a day or two after missing days of my birth control pills?
Probably nnot: The pill is very effective at regulation the cycle when take consistently. The pill is also very effective at causing irregular and unpredictable bleeding when take inconsistently. The most effective regimen to regulate your cycle is to take the pill daily as prescribed. You can talk to your doctor about trying an extended cycle, depending on the specific pill you take. ...Read more
Not normally.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more
Period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more
Discuss w your: Gynecologist if this is a pattern. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more
Ibuprofen may help: But remember this can do a doozy on your gastrointestinal lining, kidney and liver. ...Read more