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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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Is it normal to have irregular periods while on the pill?

Is it normal to have irregular periods while on the pill?

No: No, just annoying. If it lasts longer than 2 months, considering switching to another pill. If you have missed more than 1 pill per month, do a pregnancy test and consider switching to another form of birth control such as an iud or Implanon or nuvaring. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not get a mentrual period if on birth control?

Is it normal to not get a mentrual period if on birth control?

Yes: Mnay low dose oral contraceptives do not allow the endometrial liining to grow very much, as an additional protection from potential implantation of a fertilized egg. Thus when the withdrawal bleeding occurs it can be minimal to non-existent. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss your period while on the pill?

Is it normal to miss your period while on the pill?

Sometimes: If the pill is taken every day as prescribed, sometimes the lining of the womb is minimal in size which will affect whether there is "period" bleeding or not at the end of the pack of pills. That "period" is actually hormone induced bleeding to let you know when to start the next pack of pills and is not a "real" period. some women take the active pills continuously to avoid any bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period every other month while on implanon?

Is it normal to get your period every other month while on implanon?

Yes: It can be very erratic and unpredictable but over less and less with time. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get cramps while on nuvaring?

Can occur w period: Cramps with your period can occur with NuvaRing or other birth control options such as the pill, although many people have lighter cramps. Cramps at other times in the cycle are unusual. I suggest you discuss it with your dr. ...Read more

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When on Depo-Provera shot is it normal to not have a period or to skip a period? Is it possible to get pregnant while on depo?

When on Depo-Provera shot is it normal to not have a period or to skip a period? Is it possible to get pregnant while on depo?

Possible: After the initial injection of hormonal medicine, you should expect to have irregular periods. It is always possible to get pregnant; however the likelihood is very low. Overall you should sit down with your gynecologist and discuss all the concerns about the depot-shot. Good luck ... ...Read more

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Is it normal to have fake periods when your on implinon implant?

Is it normal to have fake periods when your on implinon  implant?

Side effect: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of implanon. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Some have infrequent periods and some will spot frequently. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get irregular periods?

No: It is not strictly normal but it is very common. Does that make sense? If 50 years is your actual age - and if you are asking "is it normal for periods to become irregular at age 50, " then the answer is definitely yes. Hope this help! ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to be irregular after stoppiing the NuvaRing?

Is it normal for your period to be irregular after stoppiing the NuvaRing?

Off Nuva ring: The Nuva ring is keeping the cycle artificially regular. Going off it, just allows what is underneath to come out again. If you're having irregular periods, there are many possible causes so if it keeps up, it's a good idea to have some testing to figure out the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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Irregular Periods (Definition)

The cycle varies from ever 3 to ...Read more