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Is there a way to reduce my menstrual bleeding?

Is there a way to reduce my menstrual bleeding?

Yes: there are many ways to do this. You can take ibuprofen 600mg every 6 hours starting the day b4 your period for 3 days. You can also try almost any type of birth control - pills, the patch, the vaginal ring, the IUD, the implant, depo shot - they will all help. You also could consider something called an endometrial ablation. You would need to see a doctor to discuss that. ...Read more

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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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Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Menstrual pain: You can avoid heavily processed foods (like white bread, pastas, and sugars); caffeine, alcohol, ; tobacco. You can eat more lean proteins such as meats, fish, and beans; also high-antioxidant vegetables ; fruits -- like blueberries, tomatoes, squash, ; peppers. Spices like turmeric. Warm compress on low abdomen. Calcium ; magnesium may help. For additional ideas: http://tinyurl.Com/kw94lmx. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop my upcoming menstrual period?

Is there a way to stop my upcoming menstrual period?

Yes: Your cycle can be manipulated by using hormones. If there is an important reason for doing so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to shorten my period?

Is there a way to shorten my period?

Yes: You can shorten your period with a newer birth control pill that has lower levels of estrogen and shorter pill free weeks. One option is loloestrin. There are only 3 placebo pills in this pill pack. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop your menstrual cycle/flow?

Is there a way to stop your menstrual cycle/flow?

Yes: If there are no reasons why you can't take birth control pills (smoker, a history of blood clots, etc), some pills can actually stop you from having periods. Many birth control pills may be taken in a way (by skipping the last week of inactive pills) to delay a period. If your current cycle is extremely heavy, very high doses of either estrogen or birth control pills can usually stop it. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop my period?

Is there a way to stop my period?

Seasonale: There are pharmacologic ways to decrease the frequency of periods--these are used by females in the military and certain training programs. Other options would be permanent and involve surgery. Discuss options with your gyn. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce my PMS symptoms?

Is there a way to reduce my PMS symptoms?

PMS: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Only 1: The only totally natural way i know to stop a period for certain is to get pregnant. Mental or physical stress sometimes delays periods too. If you want to control when a period comes, medicine is it. ...Read more

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I think my spleen is enlarged from excessive bleeding due to my menstrual cycle. Is this possible and and is there a natural way to fix this.

I think my spleen is enlarged from excessive  bleeding due to my menstrual cycle.  Is this possible and  and is there a natural way to fix this.

?: I have never heard of developing an enlarged spleen due to menstrual bleeding. If you are having excessive bleeding from your menstrual cycle, the first thing to do is to seek the care of a gynecologist. Your doctor can tell at that time if your spleen is enlarged or not. Take it from there. ...Read more

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Is there a quick way to temporarily stop my period?

Is there a quick way to temporarily stop my period?

Sorry: There is no quick way to stop your period. With the help of your doctor, you could have your period stopped or at least decreased. But, it usually take a few cycles. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lessen pre-menopause headaches?

Is there a way to lessen pre-menopause headaches?

See your doctor: New onset of headaches warrant a work up. Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes i suggest you see your physician and discuss a plan to determine the cause. Your doctor might order imaging of brain and optic nerve exam to rule out serious conditions. ...Read more

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Is there any way to delay my period?

Is there any way to delay my period?

Progesterone: Thats how depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and other long term birth control medications work. ...Read more

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Is there a way to induce your period fast?

Is there a way to induce your period fast?

FAST? No: If you are obese -weight loss may allow for return of periods. If you are very inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days per week). If you are severely underweight – an ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If you are an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as medications like >. ...Read more

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Is there a way to induce my period while on Nexplanon?

Is there a way to induce my period while on Nexplanon?

Maybe: There isn't much you can do about it. Your Ob/Gyn could put you on a series of medications and make you have a period but this isn't usually done. Most women enjoy not having periods. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a chance that exercise can cause my mirena (levonorgestrel) to move?

Is there a chance that exercise can cause my mirena (levonorgestrel) to move?

No: Only uterine cramps can cause the Mirena (levonorgestrel) to move. When the uterus moves as a whole, there should be no displacement.I have had problems with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) being expelled, but not from exercise. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce my menstrual bleeding?

Yes: there are many ways to do this. You can take ibuprofen 600mg every 6 hours starting the day b4 your period for 3 days. You can also try almost any type of birth control - pills, the patch, the vaginal ring, the IUD, the implant, depo shot - they will all help. You also could consider something called an endometrial ablation. You would need to see a doctor to discuss that. ...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?

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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