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Having issues with irregular menstrual cycle. Coming too early, lasting too long. Not on birth control, don't want to be. Any other suggestions?

Having issues with irregular menstrual cycle. Coming too early, lasting too long. Not on birth control, don't want to be. Any other suggestions?

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

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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I have irregular menstrual cycle for the last 2 years, we are looking for a baby for the last one year, but no use. Please help me what to do?

I have irregular menstrual cycle for the last 2 years, we are looking for a baby for the last one year, but no use. Please help me what to do?

Ovulation induction: Irregular cycles in a young woman usually indicate a problem with ovulation. Normal monthly egg release probably is not happening. An ultrasound and blood test will reveal the source of problems, and effective treatments are available. Find a fertility specialist to get help now. ...Read more

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I am facing irregular menstrual cycle, I got it on 1 may 2013 and suddenly from 15 days continue very little flow. What is it? Something serious?

I am facing irregular menstrual cycle, I got it on 1 may 2013 and suddenly from 15 days continue very little flow. What is it? Something serious?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, that's been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I am the only female in my family that this happens to

I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, that's been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I am the only female in my family that this happens to

You: You could have anovulation, a polyp or growth in the uterus or cervic, or perhaps uterine fibroids. A starting point in the evaluation is often an ultrasound that will demonstrate the polyps or fibroids, perhaps a follicular ovarian cyst or polycystic ovaries. ...Read more

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What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle?

What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle?

Ovulation: Irregular or skipped ovulation, there are many possible reasons including stress, medication use, and others. ...Read more

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What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle.?

What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle.?

Talk to your gyn: Abnormal uterine bleeding can have many causes. They include the following: Pregnancy Miscarriage Ectopic pregnancy Adenomyosis Use of some birth control methods, such as an intrauterine device (IUD) or birth control pills Infection of the uterus or cervix Fibroids Problems with blood clotting Polyps Endometrial hyperplasia Certain types of cancer, such as cancer of the uterus, cervix, or vagina ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some leads to of an irregular menstrual cycle?

Could you tell me what are some leads to of an irregular menstrual cycle?

Irregular period: An irregular periods is likely to be caused by hormones being off. This could be from stress, excess soy intake or a thyroid or prolactin issue, or gaining or losing weight. Less likely would be a pelvic infection or a polyp or fibroid in the uterus. If this is the first time and you have no pain then you can watch a month and see if it goes back to normal. ...Read more

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Help please! Is an irregular menstrual cycle an outcome of stress?

Help please! Is an irregular menstrual cycle an outcome of stress?

It can be: Disrupted menstrual cycle is only one manifestation of stress. At 49 (the age your information indicates for you) perimenopause or menopause would be another possibility. ...Read more

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In irregular menstrual cycle we how can calculate the expected date of delivery?

In irregular menstrual cycle we how can calculate the expected date of delivery?

1st trimester sonos: Pregnancy sonograms performed by a skilled certified sonographer between 6 and 14 weeks are very reliable "dating scans" and can help determine the gestational age with fairly good accuracy and estimate the expected date of delivery. Sonograms performed later in the 2nd or 3rd trimester are still useful but are not as accurate. ...Read more

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I have an irregular menstrual cycle and it has skipped for 3 months now. If I take provera (medroxyprogesterone) today, when will I have my pe?

I have an irregular menstrual cycle and it has skipped for 3 months now. If I take provera (medroxyprogesterone) today, when will I have my pe?

Irregular period mis: If you have unprotected relationship you should first to have a pregnancy test or see your gyn doctor. If you are not pregnant then you can be on Provera (medroxyprogesterone) therapy to test for withdrawal bleeding. But by your brief history you probably be best to have a gyn visit to rule out any other problem prior to any self care. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old and since two years I am having irregular menstrual cycle with a gap of 3 months due to imbalancing hormones. Kindly suggest. I m scared?

I am 22 years old and since two years I am having irregular menstrual cycle with a gap of 3 months due to imbalancing hormones. Kindly suggest. I m scared?

See doctor: You note in your conditions that your weight is increasing. That alone can cause irregularities in your menstrual cycle as excess fat stores estrogen. Excess estrogen means you skip periods and also have heavier periods. This can be dangerous for you. Would recommend see a doctor and consider getting on birth control or Progesterone to help balance. Weight loss could be best for you, good luck. ...Read more

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What causes irregular menstrual cycle?

What causes irregular menstrual cycle?

Anovulatory cycle: Irregular menses is very common in young women. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/anovulatory_cycle for info re anovulatory cycle as cause of irregular menses. Hormonal birth control pills can be used to regulate menses but they don't prevent sexually transmitted diseases. You'll need to make your partners wear condoms each & every time to lower infection risk. ...Read more

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What might lead to irregular menstrual cycle?

What might lead to irregular menstrual cycle?

No periods: Ovulation is the necessary step to have a spontaneous menstrual period. Irregular periods are nearly always due to irregular ovulations. ...Read more

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Irregular menstrual cycle the past 4 months 7 12-20 light heavy 13-14 15-20 med 8 13-20 very light 9 3-9 very light restart 13th?

Irregular menstrual cycle the past 4 months 7 12-20 light heavy 13-14 15-20 med 8 13-20 very light 9 3-9 very light restart 13th?

See your doctor: A visit to your doctor can help determine why you may be having irregular cycles. The most common cycle pattern is bleeding consecutively for 5-7 days in a 28 day cycle. There is treatment to regulate cycles such as birth control. ...Read more

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For a 26 year unmarried girl what u suggest for irregular menstrual cycle like twice a month or after 2 months?

For a 26 year unmarried girl what u suggest for irregular menstrual cycle like twice a month or after 2 months?

Frequent cycles: Normal menstrual cycles may be as short as 23 days and as long as 35. If you find your cycle pattern troublesome, talk to your doctor about hormonal cycle regulation. ...Read more

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My wife has very irregular menstrual cycle, this month 14 days has been passed from date and there is no mense, but there are lights cramps.

My wife has very irregular menstrual cycle, this month 14 days has been passed from date and there is no mense, but there are lights cramps.

Irregular periods: If your period is late then a home test will be accurate. If your pregnancy test is negative then you are not pregnant. A late or early period is very common and usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. Birth control will also regulate your cycle and keep you from getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Is having an irregular menstrual cycle linked to having depression?

Is having an irregular menstrual cycle linked to having depression?

POSSIBLY: I have seen that many times, but I like to be sure there isn't another cause. Therapy and meds can help with the depression, but check out the menstrual cucal with your o.B. Too. ...Read more

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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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

Average women will have a period every 24-34 days. If you do not have a period within this range, you would be considered to have ...Read more