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What causes irregular menstral cycles? What's the meaning behind it? Thanks!

What causes irregular menstral cycles? What's the meaning behind it? Thanks!

See detail: There are multiple causes that can vary by age group. In your age group, the more common problems are associated with pregnancy, anovulatory cycles, clotting disorders, hormone use. These cause irregular cycles. There are many other possibilities if you are referring to abnormal bleeding not related to your menses. You would need to be evaluated and tested to narrow the possibilities. ...Read more

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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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Can lifetime of irregular menstral cycles affect fertility. 21yrs never cramp, large clots and heavy cycles. Last 4 days. Tried 4 1yr no luck. Help :)?

Yes: Irreg. Cycles, heavy bleeding can be caused by a number of medical issues that can affect fertility and other health issues--like pcos, thyroid disorder and others. You should see a health provider for the appropriate counseling and tests--if ignored can cause other health issues besides fertility concerns. ...Read more

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Irregular menstral cycle, what to do?

GYN evaluation: would be a good first step. Take care. ...Read more

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Slightly elevated prolactin in blood test - on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg/day - irregular menstral cycle - trying to conceive - should I be concerned about a tumor?

No: Slightly elevated elevated prolactin levels are not associated with pituitary tumors. However it may prevent you from conceiving. Discuss it with your gynecologist. He might consider treatment with dostinex (cabergoline). ...Read more

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Irregular menstral cycle, been on birthcontrol to regulate.Sexually active.Came off bc 7 months ago had 1 regular cycle then none.I'm tired bloated dizzy spells recent brown spotting 3 neg. Preg. Test?

Irregular menstral cycle, been on birthcontrol to regulate.Sexually active.Came off bc 7 months ago had 1 regular cycle then none.I'm tired bloated dizzy spells recent brown spotting 3 neg. Preg. Test?

Common complaint: 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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Dull achy pain in lower right abdomen. Sometimes feels throbbing or pulsating. Irregular frequent menstral cycle related? What could cause this pain?

Dull achy pain in lower right abdomen. Sometimes feels throbbing or pulsating. Irregular frequent menstral cycle related? What could cause this pain?

An MD can help u : Are you saying it occurs more often with an irregular menstrual cycle? If so it very well could be related. Endometriosis, ovarian, uterine issues can all give you that pain. As can pregnancy. Does it feel like period cramps? How long does it last ? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Does a bowel movement make it worse? Better? Constipation, muscle strrains, herniae. ...Read more

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Metta SR 1000mg , is it works for irregular menstrual period?

Metta SR 1000mg , is it works for irregular menstrual period?

Sometimes: B"sd presume you mean metformin. This is commonly used for treating diabetes, but also hormone imbalance that can cause irregular menstrual periods. It is thought that metformin lowers insulin levels and helps reduce elevated male hormones that are over produced when insulin levels are high. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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