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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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Is it normal to be so nauseated before your period?

Is it normal to be so nauseated before your period?

It could be part of: Pms. Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive ; anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting ; palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...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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Is it possible to stop your period mid cycle if so how?

Is it possible to stop your period mid cycle  if so how?

No: Menstrual flow is a physiologic process that is unable to be stopped once initiated. If a woman experiences abnormal bleeding, hormonal therapy can lighten menstrual flow and possibly stop subsequent menses. ...Read more

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Is it normal to ovulate before your period. Does this mean you're pregnant?

Is it normal to ovulate before your period. Does this mean you're pregnant?

No: In a normal cycle you ovulate 14 days before your period. This means that you can get pregnant but not necessarily that you are pregnant. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot right after your menstral cycle?

Is it normal to spot right after your menstral cycle?

"On the Spot": Yes, sometimes old blood is retained in the vagina for a couple of days post menses. If it lasts for over one week you need a gyn md to be "johnny on th spot" and look for causes such as a cervical or endometrial polyp. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to get irregular periods when a teen just starts her period?

Is it normal not to get irregular periods when a teen just starts her period?

It is normal: When a teen just starts her periods she does not always ovulate and her body is going through an adjustment phase. It takes about two years for the body to regulate itself. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not get your period in 3 months?

Is it normal to not get your period in 3 months?

No: A normal cycle can vary from 21-35 days generally. If you have not had a period in 3months this can be due to pregnancy, thyroid problems, polycystic ovarian syndrome, stress, too much exercise, eating disorders, serious medical conditions, trauma & other hormonal imbalances. You should see your physician to discuss further work up. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get irregular periods after getting your first one?

Is it normal to get irregular periods after getting your first one?

Yes: In the first 1-2 years after the first menstrual periods it is normal to have irregular periods. If you want to regulate them a doctor can put you on a birth control pill which can help to artificially regulate the cycles. They usually normalize after a year or so on their own, but sometimes remain abnormal. ...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 be hungrier than normal during the fertile week of your cycle?

Is it normal to be hungrier than normal during the fertile week of your cycle?

Not absolute: The fluctuations in hormones affect everyone differently. Some women get mood swings, hot/cold intolerance, changes to diet, hunger, sleep patterns. Best wishes Dr M ...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 ok if you skip your period from time to time?

Is it ok if you skip your period from time to time?

Depends: It is ok to have irregular periods within 2 years from the start of your periods. But after that it is abnormal and should be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more