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Are periods usually irregular once you stop breastfeeding?

Are periods usually irregular once you stop breastfeeding?

They can be: It is common for it to take several months for periods to normalize during or after breastfeeding. Note that this does not mean that you are not ovulating and that it is still possible to get pregnant while your periods are irregular. ...Read more

Dr. Liesa Harte
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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


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Are irregular periods normal after stopping "the pill"?

Are irregular periods normal after stopping "the pill"?

Common: They are not 'normal, ' but it happens alot - not to worry unless it continues, then see your doc. ...Read more

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After having irregular periods and finally getting pregnant had missed miscarriage. Will periods resume irregular?

After having irregular periods and finally getting pregnant had missed miscarriage. Will periods resume irregular?

Irregular cycles: If your cycles were irregular prior to pregnancy, and for most of your life, yes they will probably remain irregular. But, cycles can change throughout your life, from regular to irregular and back. Hopefully you will get pregnant quickly regardless. Good luck. DrG ...Read more

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Cramping and spotting after period while breastfeeding. Normal?

Probably normal: Some women stop menstruating while nursing. Most will resume after 6 months of nursing. It varies. But especially at first, it is common to more irregular, crampy cycles. ...Read more

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Trying to conceieve after implanon. Regular periods before implanon, irregular during implanon to regua, removed month ago. No ovulation?

Trying to conceieve after implanon. Regular periods before implanon, irregular during implanon to regua, removed month ago. No ovulation?

A little early: If you removed Implanon one month ago then it is a little early to be worried about ovulation. If you dont want to be pregnant start another method. If you want to be pregnant then give it 11-12 months before getting concerned at age 21. ...Read more

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Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Irregular periods: 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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Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Periods have become irregular and spotting between periods?

Consultation needed: We're going to need to know just a little bit more about your health history before being able to provide you with an answer as to why your periods have become irregular. Thyroid issues? Other symptoms? Pap history? Hormone use? Etc. ...Read more

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How come breastfeeding women not have a menstrual cycle while breastfeeding?

Pituitaryinhibition: The pituitary gland is partially inhibited by "feedback" of hormones, but can still allow ovulation. ...Read more

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Missed periods its been 2.5 months not pregnant , irregular periods. How to get periods ?

See your doctor: Most likely you have pcos, affects 1 in 10 women. Treatment is birth control pills/patch/ring or iud to regulate your periods and decrease change of endometrial cancer. But could be other things. Go see your md. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irregular periods after stopping birth control?

Is it normal to have irregular periods after stopping birth control?

Yes: Birth control plus are synthetic hormones that override your normal body regulation to create menses very 28-30 days. Once you stop the synthetic override it can take some women a few months to re-regulate. If your periods were irregular before pills, they will likely be irregular after you stop. The best treatment I have found for hormonal balance is acupuncture. It is amazing! ...Read more

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When ovolution occurs with letrozole(dose5mg/day)averge cycle27, 28days, periods regular but pcos, periods remaind8days this time.Periods started30decmbr?

When ovolution occurs with letrozole(dose5mg/day)averge cycle27, 28days, periods regular but pcos, periods remaind8days this time.Periods started30decmbr?

Variable: The medicine can work differently each month. With pcos especially there an be variation. The amount of bleeding can also change from cycle to cycle. And the effect of Letrozole only lasts for the cycle it is taken. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irregular periods and have them become regular after stopping birth control pills?

Is it normal to have irregular periods and have them become regular after stopping birth control pills?

Yes: Menses may become very irregular for about 3 months after stopping birth control pills. There are many variations. Oral contraceptives. May help keep your natural hormones in balance. ...Read more

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My periods are irregular, 1 month i have periods cycle of 33 days, other month 43 days, am i ovulating after this irregular periods each month, please?

My periods are irregular, 1 month i have periods cycle of 33 days, other month 43 days, am i ovulating after this irregular periods each month, please?

Probably: but it's likely quite difficult to tell when it's occurring with such irregular cycles unless you're taking your basal body temperature and can tell from the 2 day slight increase in temp. Or frequent use of at home ovulation kits. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Are menstrual cycles regular after discontinuing birth control pill?

Are menstrual cycles regular after discontinuing birth control pill?

Maybe: If your menstrual cycles were "regular" before the use of the pill, yes. If they were :not regular", no. Difficulties with ovulation were often reasons to start the pill by md's "to regulate the cycles" however it did not "cure" the problem as it re-occured after pill cessation. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods for 2 months after a miscarry normal?

Are irregular periods for 2 months after a miscarry normal?

Sometimes: It can sometimes take up to 6 to 8 weeks to restore your normal menstrual cycles after a miscarriage. If this is still prevalent at 3 months see a gyn md. ...Read more

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Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Yes: Irregular menses can occur for many months after pregnancy. However, please see your doctor if there is significant blood loss or the ireegularity continues for 6 months. ...Read more

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Irregular Periods (Definition)

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