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Drinking on your period; is it bad?

Not necessarily : Drinking to excess isn't good at any time, but no evidence that drinking is any worse during your period. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have relationships while on your period?

Is it bad to have relationships while on your period?

No: Except for the messiness, i can't really think of a medical reason to avoid relations during menses. Some couples might actually enjoy it more because of the "naturalness" or the impression of going against something considered taboo by others. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you have been on your period for 12 days and if so what should I do?

Is it bad if you have been on your period for 12 days and if so what should I do?

See a Gyn : 12 days is too long. A normal period should last no more than 7 days. Please make an appointment to be evaluated by a gynecologist. This is a common issue and your gyn should be able to help. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear tampons when your not on your period?

How bad is it to wear tampons when your not on your period?

Why would u want to?: If you are having bleeding in between your periods that is not normal and needs a workup or if you are having enough discharge u want to wear them , that also is not normal and needs evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, so please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink lemon on your period ?

Lemon Juice Claims: Lemons are rumored to prevent your period, induce your period, slow your period, stop your period ; lighten your period. I have not found any studies to support these claims. If anyone has seen scientific literature to the contrary – i would be interested. ...Read more

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Does metronidazole medicine works while on your period?

Does metronidazole medicine works while on your period?

Metronidazole: “Continue using this medicine even if your menstrual period starts during the time of treatment. “ see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/metronidazole-vaginal-route/proper-use/drg-20064738 ...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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What does it mean to have mostly clumpy blood on your period? One day liquidy, but mostly its clumpy & thick pieces of blood. Is this bad or serious?

Most likely not: Clumpy blood is clotted blood. Portions of the uterus lining are also shed during a period. This is normal. It grows back. ...Read more

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Is it bad or unhealthy to have sex when you're on your period?

Is it bad or unhealthy to have sex when you're on your period?

No: There is nothing wrong with having sex while on your period. It is not harming you. Now if you are having cramping it may make the cramping worse for a short time. And some people have pain with sex during the period. So some people may choose to not have sex during the period for their personal reasons. But sex during the period isn't harmful. ...Read more

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How soon does the Depo shot work if it isn't given while on your period ?

How soon does the Depo shot work if it isn't given while on your period ?

Quite soon: The injection of 250 mg of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate usually blocks ovulation immediately when given during menstruation and this way prevents most pregnancies (91 to 96% effective). Its effectiveness is theoretically reduced if it is given after ovulation has already occurred but it becomes rapidly quite effective . ...Read more

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Is drinking beer when your on your period bad?

Is drinking beer when your on your period bad?

Small amount: This is strictly dependent on the amount, and the effects of alcohol on you. Having a beer is not a problem. ...Read more

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How come you always get really bad belly aches on your period?

How come you always get really bad belly aches on your period?

Chemical Crampers: Prostaglandins are chemicals that make your uterus contract. These contractions [muscle squeezing] can cause pain. Ibuprofen or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can help. If your periods have always hurt, then talk with your doc about possible endometriosis, another cause of very bad belly pain. There are ways to make periods less painful for you. ...Read more

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What can cause bad tummy cramps when you are not on your period?

What can cause bad tummy cramps when you are not on your period?

Could be many things: Could be an ovarian cyst or other gyn problems like endometriosis, could be from lrtge or small bowels , could be form bladder, you need to see your gyn for an exam, blood work and ultrasound, and depending on what that shows your gyn may be able to treat you or refer you to the appropriate doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take tablets during menstrual period time?

Is it bad to take tablets during menstrual period time?

No: Are you referring to any specific tablet? If not, in general there is not a contraindication to taking your supplements, herbals or medications in tablet form duirng your period. ...Read more