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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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I wanna know if it ok if i get my period once a year i'm 21 i had my period when i was 9 years old and always got my period irregular its that normal?

I wanna know if it ok if i get my period once a year i'm 21 i had my period when i was 9 years old and always got my period irregular its that normal?

Not normal: Not having regular menstruation is not normal. You need to see your gynecologist. Possible ethiologies are polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid problems, hyperprolactenemia. It is important you see a gynecologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Av been taking dexamethasone to add weight and is making my period irregular what drugs can I take to regulate it back to normal?

Av been taking dexamethasone to add weight and is making my period irregular what drugs can I take to regulate it back to normal?

Bad practice: Taking steroids to gain weight is a bad idea. Taper yourself off the steroids. You ought to consult a doctor for your health issues. 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, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Can inofert sachet make my period irregular? I started and it been 8 days late with negatif pregnancy test.Any idea

Can inofert sachet make my period irregular? I started and it been 8 days late with negatif pregnancy test.Any idea

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Protected sex and plan b. Recently taken many plan b. Lots of neg pregs tests. Am i pregnant or is Plan B making my period irregular?

Protected sex and plan b. Recently taken many plan b. Lots of neg pregs tests. Am i pregnant or is Plan B making my period irregular?

Irregular periods: Low risk of pregnancy. Irregular periods/spotting), headache/fatigue/nausea/ abdominal pain are common side effects with plan b. Plan b should not be used as routine contraception, please see your doctor/discuss what birth control would be right for you. Report any lower abdominal pain. Practice safe sex (use condoms) as birth control does not protect from sexually transmitted diseases.Take care. ...Read more

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Im ttc but after my miscarriage my period irregular i havent had a second period and i have cyst what can i do? are there pills that can regulate

Im ttc but after my miscarriage my period irregular i havent had a second period and i have cyst what can i do? are there pills that can regulate

See a GYN MD: This answer requires more information to give the correct response. Go see a GYN MD who can do a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Frequent use of Plan B made my period irregular. Will it ever get back to normal? I don't like that I have diagnosed for pcos. Will i be infertile?

Frequent use of Plan B made my period irregular. Will it ever get back to normal? I don't like that I have diagnosed for pcos. Will i be infertile?

Prob PCOS : Your periods are probably abnormal due to the pcos not the plan b. Are you infertile? Hard to say. I've had many patients able to conceive with pcos. You need to talk to your doc about your options and if you don't want to get pregnant i would recommend birth control pills. ...Read more

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I have pcos and my period irregular, my dr. Give me dhea supplement, is it good for me?And for howlong should I continue on it?Is there bad effect on me

I have pcos and my period irregular, my dr. Give me dhea supplement, is it good for me?And for howlong should I continue on it?Is there bad effect on me

DHEA is: Metabolized to estrogen, testosterone or cortisone -- and you can't control which and how much goes to each of the three. Plus, most of the dhea supplements don't have much real dhea in them anyway. In short, it won't make any difference and could cause problems. Talk with a real doctor about possible metformin therapy, which can help the basic problem of Insulin resistance and ? Restore fertility. ...Read more

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I get my period irregularly but 3 days after my last cycle finished i started lightly bleeding again for a day. Is this normal?

I get my period irregularly but 3 days after my last cycle finished i started lightly bleeding again for a day. Is this normal?

It is not: Normal but not unusual. You may not be ovulating regularly. One way to check is by an ovulation predictor kit. The pill can help as well as other meds such as metformin. Getting on the pill can help reduce acne. See your doc, check a pregnancy test if applicable. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been on&off bulimic for 5 yrs, get my period irregularly since starting birthcontrol 3 yrs ago. How would I know if bulimia affected my fertility?

I've been on&off bulimic for 5 yrs, get my period irregularly since starting birthcontrol 3 yrs ago. How would I know if bulimia affected my fertility?

Hard to know: It's hard to know if Bulemia affected your fertility until you go off the pill and start trying to conceive. Our fertility tests don't work when you are on the pill. If your periods don't come back regularly and spontaneously within about 6 months after you get off the pill, then you may need help getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Why is my period so irregular ?

Probably normal: Have you ever been regular? When you first start getting your period it is very normal for them to be irregular as the hormones that cause this are in the process of reaching a balance. Given your age this seems most likely. You can also go and see your gynecologist if this is more of a concern. ...Read more

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For what reason is my period so irregular?

This will require: An actual medical evaluation to answer. Please see your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Iam 19years old my period is irregular why?

Iam 19years old my period is irregular why?

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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Why is my period so irregular? I need some advice.

Why is my period so irregular? I need some advice.

Need GYN eval.: Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy. When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular. ...Read more

Menstrual Period (Definition)

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