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Is There A Way To Skip Your Period
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
Yes: At your age , you can get an in office endometrial abaltion that I do in office takes 8 minutes, gets rid of endometrium , easy, so no more periods or just very light ones, if one is younger and wants to preserve fertilty and the gyn has done a normal workup , you can take continuous bcpills( no placebo pills) or depo-provera and that should get rid of periods so see your gyn. ...Read more
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
Is there any way to shorten your period or is there any possibility to make it come sooner or later than your normal menstrual cycle?
Period delay: You can take norethistorone three times a day, three days before your expected period. ...Read more
Maybe: The use of hormones can temporarily "pause" your cycle, but there needs to be a good medical reason to do so. ...Read more
Yes: Your cycle can be manipulated by using hormones. If there is an important reason for doing so, see your doctor. ...Read more
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
Birth control pills: For women who are on the pill, they can skip the placebo pills at the end of the pack and go directly to a new pack. This will "push" their period to the next month. You should however, have a cycle every 3 months or so. There are some birth control pill that are set up so that you only have a cycle every 3 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to get your period and still be pregnant? Is so, is there a way to know about it without taking a pregnancy test?
Is birth control the only way to lighten a menstrual cycle? Or is there a less severe way to lighten menses? I am looking for advice on alternatives.
Irregular cycles: If your cycles are consistently more than 35 days apart (from the first day of bleeding to the next first day of bleeding), then it is very possible that you are not ovulating. Many women that have cycles that are far apart have pcos - polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is important to be evaluated by a reproductive endocrinologist, since pcos has effects upon your general health as well. ...Read more
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