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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

Possible: Agnus castus is a mediterranean fruit that contains flavanoids and phytonutrients. The fruit has been shown to improve symptoms of pms- primarily mood, tenderness etc. The flavanoids can have a hormonal effect and this might help your flow. ...Read more

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Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please.does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please.does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Not for bleeding: mefinamic acid is a non-steroidal drug used to treat pain, including menstrual pain. It is not likely to reduce or stop menstrual bleeding. For disorders of menstrual bleeding, you should see your gynecologist ...Read more

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Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Heavy menses: There are no natural ways to reduce your period and progrstin creme does not help. Any OB gyn can help, though. ...Read more

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Essesive menstrual bleeding?

Essesive menstrual bleeding?

Yes: It sounds like you have that? I'm not sure what the question is. If you've had it all your 'adult' life, then it's just you. If you've become much a heavier bleeder than normal that may be due to weight (body fat) gain or a change in diet or hormone therapy. If you're worried about it or if you're changing a maxi pad or tampon more often than every hour, you should see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much menstrual bleeding is normal?

Allows Activities: The functional answer is bleeding that doesn't interfere with your daily activities (work, exercise). If you have accidents staining sheets or clothes, have to avoid certain activities, or can't leave your home then you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment options. There are many things we can do so you're free of suffering bleeding that is too much, too often, or too long. ...Read more

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Why bleeding on 10 day of my menstrual?

Why bleeding on 10 day of my menstrual?

Mid cycle bleeding: The way that you word your question is slightly confusing. I am assuming that you are stating that you are having "extra" bleeding on day #10 that is unrelated to your period. This could be related to anatomic changes, such as polyps or fibroids. This is easily evaluated with an exam and ultrasound! ...Read more

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What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

What can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding?

AUB: A variety of things from irregular ovulation, to low platelets, fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis and the perimenopause. Because of the variety of issues possible, its best to discuss with your provider what he/she thinks is the cause. If you're done having children, you may be an ablation candidate. ...Read more

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Continuous menstrual bleeding. How to stop?

Continuous menstrual bleeding.  How to stop?

If your period has: Lasted longer then a week then please consult with your gynecologist so that the cause can be determined. ...Read more

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Why my menstrual bleeding brown / black color?

Probably normal: Its common and normal for menses to vary from bright red to black and everything in between. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

If you have been: Bleeding more than a week - contact you gynecologist to evaluate. ...Read more

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Menstrual bleeding for 1 year non stop! how do I stop this?

Medical evaluation: It is very important for you to see your gynecologist if you have consistently bled for a year as that can lead to anemia. ...Read more

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How do you stop or slow down menstrual bleeding before sex?

Not possible: It's not possible to stop or slow your period if you're already on it and want to have sex today. Birth control options can make periods generally lighter, but you can't start them and expect an immediate response. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

Can you tell me how I could stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?

See your doctor: Because bleeding at 49 is likely a hormone imbalance, there are medications that can help, but they require a prescription and an examination to determine the cause and develop a safe treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have irregular menstrual bleeding what could be wrong with me?

Need more info: You should see an ob/gyn doctor and be fully evaluated. This cannot be assessed on the internet. ...Read more

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