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Why is my period irregular?

Why is my period irregular?

Hormonal irregularit: Many factors can influence your cycles. Diet, weight changes, stress, medications to name a few. Depending on your age and how long your symptoms have been present, a further/complete work-up may be in order. Follow up with your ob/gyn is prudent here. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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My period is irregular than my thyroid is normal why my period is irregular?

My period is irregular than my thyroid is normal why my period is irregular?

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

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My mensturation cycle is irregular. I get my periods in 40-45 days. Is it normal?

My mensturation cycle is irregular. I get my periods in 40-45 days. Is it normal?

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

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Why is my period lighter this month?

Why is my period lighter this month?

See below: Periods are variable with respect to length, volume and color. ...Read more

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My problen is about menstration period because my menstration is very irregular...If i take a pills my menstration is ok..

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

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My period is irregular since 2007 and now 2013, can I pregnant if my oeriod is irregular?

My period is irregular since 2007 and now 2013, can I pregnant if my oeriod is irregular?

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

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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?

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?

Pain can be greater : The period or bleeding come about two weeks after your ovary releases an egg or ovulation occurs. When this is delayed the ovary can become swollen and painfully. If ths persist you should be seen and evaluated for ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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What is it? I have irregular menstrual periods.

What is it? I have irregular menstrual periods.

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

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Had irregular periods in the past but had two periods consistently but bleeding really heavy does this mean my cycle is becoming regular again ?

Had irregular periods in the past 
but had two periods consistently but bleeding really heavy 
does this mean my cycle is becoming regular again ?

Time will tell: The only way to know is to track them over time. If you want to have regular menstrual cycles now see your doctor to start birth control. This will provide excellent cycle control. ...Read more

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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?

 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?

Stress can.: Stress can easily throw off your cycles. However, they usually do get back on track in a few months once you are settled into your new lifestyle. If you continue to have irregular cycles after a few months, I would seek medical attention to have your hormones tested. ...Read more

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Spotting before my period? Is it normal

Spotting before my period? Is it normal

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

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On my mirena (levonorgestrel) I have irregular periods but still get Pms symptoms monthly is this is normal?

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

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My menstraul cycle is irregular. Last year it skipped three months and last month it skipped. What could be causing this?

Irregular periods.: Irregular periods are the result of various causes. At your age two more likely would be stress and thyroid problem. Have your periods always been irregular or is this new? ...Read more

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How irregular is my period if my last cycles were 36,32,37,36,31?

How irregular is my period if my last cycles were 36,32,37,36,31?

Normal variations: What you listed is a normal menstrual cycle variation for most women who are not on hormonal contraception. ...Read more

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My last period is sept 22-25 when is my next period?

My last period is sept 22-25 when is my next period?

Depends: most women menstruate between 28-35 days. On Average 30 day is a good number but can be less or more depending on your own histry ...Read more

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What is causing my irregular periods?

What is causing my irregular periods?

Many things: Hormonal imbalances, ovarian cysts, stress, new medications (certain ones), weight gain or weight loss, thyroid problems, fibroids, endometrial polyps of precancerous cells are some of the causes of irregular periods. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Periods: Periods normally come every 21-35 days. If you do not have a regular predictable menstrual cycle then you may be categorized as irregular. If this is a one time problem then things using self correct. If this is a continued problem for you consider seeing an Obgyn. ...Read more

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What is it? I have irregular menstrual periods. Still spotting 10 days after period

What is it? I have irregular menstrual periods. Still spotting 10 days after 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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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