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Increased Frequency Of Menstrual Periods
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
Pelvic congestion: Generally, many women experience bloating and swelling around the time of their menstrual cycle due to hormone related increases in blood flow to the pelvis. This seems to be associated with increases in bladder leakage around menses in some women, although we are not sure of the exact mechanism. Avoid cravings for caffeine and chocolate which are bladder irritants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
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.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Heavy menstruation: There are anatomic causes due to pathologies of the uterus, such as polyps, fiboids, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus, ) or pre-malignancies and malignancies. Non-anatomic causes include blood clotting problems, ovulation imbalances, medications and external hormones, etc.. ...Read more
Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Urination: Your uterus and bladder lie right next to each other. Anything affecting the sensitivity of the uterus can also irritate the bladder and make you feel that you have to go more often. The uterus gets a little bigger prior to your period and there is an increase in chemicals in the uterus that make it irritable and cramps. This is most likely what you are experiencing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
No: But it can cause various negative behaviours. ...Read more
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) . The following also describe me: Hair loss and Abnormal vaginal...
I am experiencing excess hair, irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) , excessive menstrual cramps, unintentional weight loss, insomnia and breast pain (quality: tenderness) . The following also describe me: Fatigue, Mood swings,
I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...
Normal per age: Depending upon your age, this can be normal. On the other hand, changing bcps, or changing dosing of hormones such as estrogens, can cause these symptoms. A few days of the symptoms with resolution, no worries; longer, see your ObGyn. ...Read more
Hormones: Hormonal chnages that occur when you are having your period will cause the bloating to occur. ...Read more
Yes: But need more data to confirm. Tsh, T4 lab and exam and scans. ...Read more
In a woman w/out pcos, can weight gain affect the timing, length and/or heaviness of the menstrual period?
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