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Is My Period Irregular
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
No, but...: Regular cycles of 28 days +/- a week are considered normal, so that means regular cycles of 21-35 days are normal. An ob-gyn can check to see if there is any medical issue. If all is well, then the doctor might say that the patient is ok even though her cycles are longer than what is considered normal. ...Read more
My problen is about menstration period because my menstration is very irregular...If i take a pills my menstration is ok..
Most likely hormones: Not working correctly, assuming you have had a work up by your gyn with an exam, blood work and an ultrasound and nothing strange was found, then u shoudl stay on tehepills assuming u do not have rprblems with them until u want to get preg , at that time u may or may not need reproductive help with medication. ...Read more
Yes: You may need the help of a specialist to determine why your periods are irregular and if necessary give you medication to make you ovulate and get pregnant. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle is irregular. after I ended my period had cramps. left ovary hurt and I have strong cramp is this normal period is late I'm a virgin?
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Had irregular periods in the past
but had two periods consistently but bleeding really heavy
does this mean my cycle is becoming regular again ?
since I started college my periods became irregular and since Ive been home it is 2 weeks late. Is it normal to miss a period after very heavy cycles?
Depends...: It all depends in what context. The period may start with very little blood, in some like a spotting and then bleeds more as the days go by. As long as it lasts 3-7 days. If this is new for you, I would like to know, are you in new birth control? Any pain? Vaginal discharge? If the answer us yes to any of these questions you would need to see a gynecologist for exam and management as necessary. ...Read more
On my mirena (levonorgestrel) I have irregular periods but still get Pms symptoms monthly is this is normal?
PMS & Mental influen: Hello, I am Dr. Yager, a psychologist. Mensuration is greatly influenced by emotion and stress, both in terms of the cycle and side effects. Conditioning from earlier experiences can ha I urge you to see a clinician who is qualified in the use of hypnotic methods. Check out www.stii.us to see if that approach fits your needs or go to www.asch.net to find a clinician who is trained in hypnosis. ...Read more
What is "irregular bleeding"? Is it normal? My period came 2.5 weeks ago. And if I have "irregular bleeding", will I still get my normal period?
Mid-cycle spotting: Spotting during mid-cycle is not uncommon due to a natural drop in hormone levels. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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