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Is it normal to crave a lot of chocolate and sweets when you are on your period?

Is it normal to crave a lot of chocolate and sweets when you are on your period?

It is common.: Changes in appetite/weight and gastrointestinal symptoms are common symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (pms). Stock your cupboards with tasty but nutritious snacks like fruits and veggies to help avoid unhealthy eating around your period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pee a lot while on your period?

Is it normal to pee a lot while on your period?

Normal: I would say that urinary frequency during your menstrual period is not at all unusual. It is common to retain significant amounts of fluid during the week before your period commences (a cause of premenstrual tension)and because of the hormonal changes during your period you simply excrete the excess fluid. ...Read more

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On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

On your period is not a lot of bleeding then a period pain and enough blood so you can tell your pad is wet normal?

I don't understand?: I don't understand your question. It is normal for young women to occasionally have changes in their period frequency, duration or flow. I would not be concerned about a lighter than normal period, unless you had unprotected sex since your last period. If so, you may want to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and I had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and I had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

Black = old blood: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If your cycles are heavy consider birth control for regulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate while you are on your period if you normally have 28 day cycles?

Is it possible to ovulate while you are on your period if you normally have 28 day cycles?

Not likely: With a 28 day cycle, you will likely ovulate in the middle of the cycle, around day 14 give or take. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are on your period for three weeks? I started a week early it was light 2nd week it was normal I'm on my third week

What does it mean when you are on your period for three weeks? I started a week early it was light 2nd week it was normal I'm on my third week

Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have cramps when you are on your period even to you have had them every time you have had your period?

Is it normal to not have cramps when you are on your period even to you have had them every time you have had your period?

Hormone imbalance: Menstrual cramps are due to a hormonal imbalance during your menstrual cycle. Try to find a doctor that will use real hormones just like you body makes the reinforce your body optimal hormonal balance. Talk to your pharmacist to help find a doctor. You can also try taking a combined calcium/magnesium supplement three times a day with plenty of water (2 qts/l per day) to help your help your cramps ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some dark red blood clots when you are on your period?

Is it normal to have some dark red blood clots when you are on your period?

Yes: The discharge during your period can be bright or dark red, brown, whitish or tan, depending on the stage of your cycle. If you soak more than one heavy-duty pad or tampon per hour for several hours, bleed so much that you become dizzy, or notice clots larger than a quarter, you should see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be 3 days late on your period?

Is it normal to be 3 days late on your period?

Anovulatory cycle: Anovulatory cycles are very common cause of irregular bleeding in young women in whom it's very common to have irregular periods. It's doubtful that anything is wrong but best to go see your family doc for evaluation. If you're worried about irregular periods, birth control pills can help regulate them. Or depoprovera can stop them altogether. Obviously risks associated w/both choices so discuss. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass black blood on your period?

Is it normal to pass black blood on your period?

Very common: This is especially common in women who are on birth control pills and as a result have much lighter periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be 1 week late on your period after taking next choice?

Is it normal to be 1 week late on your period after taking next choice?

Take a home: Pregnancy test since your period is now a week late. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Is it normal. For your your gums to swell when your on your period?

Is it normal. For your your gums to swell when your on your period?

Common: There is a condition called "pregnancy gingivitis" which affects many pregnant women. The gums get red, swell and bleed easily. Caused by the increasing amounts of hormones in pregnancy. Also often seen with bc pills as they use hormones to trick the body into thinking it is pregnant. Hormone levels are changing during menstruation and can also cause gingivitis. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get vaginal cramps while on your period?

Is it normal to get vaginal cramps while on your period?

It may feel like it: It may feel like it but it is not actually the vagina but the uterine muscles that cramp. ...Read more

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Is it common to bleed a lot after having sex while on your period?

Is it common to bleed a lot after having sex while on your period?

It can be: A menstrual period is tissue & blood discharging from the uterus when pregnancy has not established for that cycle. If orgasm occurs during sex, the uterus will contract & may discharge more heavily afterwards. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel sick and dizzy when your on your period. I am 45 and a half?

Maybe: However, at your age of 45 other more serious conditions may be in play at this time and may require a visit to a gyn md. ...Read more