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Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Yes: Missing periods occasionally, with or without a paragard, is perfectly normal. To have a monthly period, you have to ovulate (release an egg). For a variety of reasons, that may not happen every month. The paragard, without hormones, makes no difference here. However, if you're using Mirena (levonorgestrel) with it's Progesterone supplementation, you may find you stop having periods altogether. ...Read more

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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Is it normal to have heavier periods after a pregnancy ends?

Is it normal to have heavier periods after a pregnancy ends?

No: You need an evaluation, bood work and an ultrasound by your obgyn and your doc can help make your periods lighter. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still get your period while having an implanon inserted?

Is it normal to still get your period while having an implanon inserted?

Yes: Like the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) your cycle can be very unpredictable. You may have amenorrhea, abnormal bleeding or regular cycles. ...Read more

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Is it normal to continue to have a normal period when using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Is it normal to continue to have a normal period when using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

U could: It may or may not get rid of periods, at your age if u don't want any more kids i owuld offer u an in office tubal, easy takes 5 minutes, miss 1/2 day work, no incisions, covered by almost every major insurance, and then if u want to get rid of yoru periods , would offer you an in office endometrial ablation, easy no incisions, takes 8 minutes, miss 1/2 days work, periods- worthlessiffertiltydone. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a missed period while on birth control?

Is it normal to have a missed period while on birth control?

Can be.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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After having a miscarriage is it normal to get spotting?

After having a miscarriage is it normal to get spotting?

Varies: First off I am sorry to hear about the miscarriage. I know that is hard. The first period after a miscarriage is usually 4-6 weeks after and is not usually normal. A little lighter or heavier , earlier or later than normal. Things will get back to norml after a cycle or two. ...Read more

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Would it be considered normal to stop having your period after a month of using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Would it be considered normal to stop having your period after a month of using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes: Usually take 3 months for bleeding pattern to be established after Mirena (levonorgestrel) placement. As many as 35% of patients will have no menstral cycle, usually 3 months after placement, lasting the full 5 years. Most patients will, after 3 months, just have a much lighter cycle. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a late period after stopping birth control?

Is it normal to have a late period after stopping birth control?

Amennorhea: Yes an irregular period may come because of hormone bnormalities afterstopping the pill one should monitor the menses and use an alternate form of birthcontrol until periods regularize. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have a missed period while on birth control?

Is it unusual to have a missed period while on birth control?

Which one?: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irregular periods after a miscarriage?

Sure.: After any pregnancy episode, your periods may take a while to return to normal. That's ok, but make sure you use contraception because irregular periods do not protect you from conception. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a heavy bleeding when having a first time sex?

Is it normal to have a heavy bleeding when having a first time sex?

Bleeding: Hi, no, a slight bleeding with subsequent spotting for couple of days are ok but heavy bleeding could be 2/2 trauma and tear in the vaginal wall, please see a Gynecologist. Be safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a heavy period when you're used to having very light periods?

Is it normal to have a heavy period when you're used to having very light periods?

Depends: Depends on when your last period occurred and if it was on birth control pills or not and your last pelvic exam findings. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to ovulate the month after having a mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removed?

Is it normal not to ovulate the month after having a mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removed?

Can be : It varies from person to person. Some ovmate right away others it takes awhile. At age 19 i'm curious if you are asking about ovulation because you are trying to get pregnant or trying to avoid it. Consider starting another birth control and avoiding a teen pregnancy. ...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 have an irregular period after giving birth?

Is it normal to have an irregular period after giving birth?

Yes: Periods can be very irregular after childbirth. Things that will affect the regularity of your periods are breast feeding (will delay them), birth control, and the normal hormonal changes that come with childbirth. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to miss a period while on birth control?

Sometimes: Especially in low dose pills. Ok if your doctor determines no hormonal or other problem. ...Read more

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Missing your period is it normal to miss your period but still experience cramps. It is definately not due to pregnancy I am not sexually active

Missing your period is it normal to miss your period but still experience cramps. It is definately not due to pregnancy I am not sexually active

There : There are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or poly cystic ovarian syndrome. If you continue to not have your period or if they become consistently irregular, you should contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a period to skip a month if sexually active? Can sex delay a period in general?

Is it normal for a period to skip a month if sexually active? Can sex delay a period in general?

No: There is simply no mechanism for vigorous sex to delay a period. Now that said, very athletic women in their teens and early twenties CAN have amennorhea ( skipped periods) from their athletic lifestyle. We see this in gymnasts and dancers, and competitive athletes of all kinds. It's ok as an infrequent occurrence, but can also be a sign of underweight and disordered eating. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period on triphasic birth control? How long should it last?

Is it normal to have breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period on triphasic birth control? How long should it last?

Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a longer period after pregnancy?

Your epriods can cha: Change after preg but fi they are longer i rec a workup by your gyn with blood work exam and ultrasound that is what I do with my pts in coral springs fl and then i know what to offer them to decrease the days or flow. ...Read more