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Doctor insights on: Longer Menstraul Cycle Could That Be A Sign Of Menaoause

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Is it true the menstraul cycle can range from 21-35 days? I am 5 days late, its been 30 days no sign of period should i wait 5 more days?

Is it true the menstraul cycle can range from 21-35 days? I am 5 days late, its been 30 days no sign of period should i wait 5 more days?

Period late: Since stress and emotional turmoil from any cause can delay ovulation, and the "period" always comes almost exactly 14 days after ovulation, the menses can be from 21 to 35 days depending on when ovulatin occurs. Most women do not vary more than a day or two, so if your period does not come in the next five days, obtain a serum pregnancy test, and if negative see your health provider. ...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?

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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Menstraul cycle has been ongoing for 10 days now, usually it's only 8 days. What could be causing this to happen? 2nd month this has happened

Menstraul cycle has been ongoing for 10 days now, usually it's only 8 days. What could be causing this to happen? 2nd month this has happened

Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more

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Skipping beats everyday. Last night it happened about 7 times in 15min. Also started menstraul, could it b related? Shud I worry?

Skipping beats everyday. Last night it happened about 7 times in 15min. Also started menstraul, could it b related? Shud I worry?

Don't worry: Skipping beats is common and once you start to notice them it becomes hard to "unnotice" them! That being said, I would still see your doctor about this to have bloodwork and an EKG done. ...Read more

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Just had my menstraul cycle 9 days ago and started again may 12?

Just had my menstraul cycle 9 days ago and started again may 12?

Irregular periods : 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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Does going into higher elevation affect a womens menstraul cycle?

Does going into higher elevation affect a womens menstraul cycle?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of elevation changes causing changes in one's menstrual cycle. However, humans and animals are affected by the amount of sunlight they get, so there might be hormonal differences that occur if there is a big difference in sunlight (above fog/smog/clouds vs. Below fog/smog/clouds, or being indoors most of the time vs. Being outdoors most of the time) after a woman changes elevations. ...Read more

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I'm 31 years old and my menstraul cycle as always been 4 weeks apart with the odd day out, but this time I've only gone 2 weeks then one started again?

Whoops, there it is!: Whoops, Mother Nature has "messed up" again by a too(two) frequent period. Journal your menstrual periods for the next 3 months and if this trend of every other week periods continues you need to go see a MD to find out why and reduce your expenditures on Kimberly Clark products(pads/tampons). ...Read more

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Are parabens actually a fake hormone? Would it effect a womens menstraul cycle?

Are parabens actually a fake hormone? Would it effect a womens menstraul cycle?

It's possible: The jury is still out on chemicals deemed endocrine disruptors. Parabens are in this category. They can act like estrogen. The studies that have been done so far were using very high doses in lab animals. The big question is do the tiny doses we get from cosmetics, lotion, shampoo etc add up? Hopefully we will have a better answer soon. There are more and more products that are paraben free now. ...Read more

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I don't have regular menstraul periods and I want to conceive could I be possibly pregnant?

I don't have regular menstraul periods  and I want to conceive could I be possibly pregnant?

Check pregnancy test: Check urine pregnancy test to check for pregnancy. As for irregular cycles, see your gynecologist as this needs to be evaluated and treated specially if your seeking pregnancy. Irregular cycles are likely an indication of lack of ovulation. ...Read more

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Menstraul cycle delays?

Menstraul cycle delays?

Periods: There is always the possibility of variation in your menstral cycle. A normal cycle can be anywhere from 21-35 days. ...Read more

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What are some causes a woman to miss her menstraul cycle?

What are some causes a woman to miss her menstraul cycle?

Late periods: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've recently started a menstraul cycle after 2 years of being menopausal. What causes this?

I've recently started a menstraul  cycle after 2 years of being menopausal.  What causes this?

Rule out cancer: Post menopausal women should not bleed. Sometimes this may be due to a thin lining in the uterus, but it can be cancer or precancer. See a dr. For a biopsy sooner than later. ...Read more

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If my menstraul cycle came on for seven days went completely off and can back on does this mean im pregnant?

If my menstraul cycle came on for seven days went completely off and can back on does this mean im pregnant?

No: It does not mean that you are pregnant. It is not normal to have a period twice in one month. Many things can cause this to happen and often you will not be able to determine a specific cause. If this is a one time thing then it is probably not important but if it continues to happen see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause cramping ? Like menstraul cramps?

Can UTI cause cramping ?  Like menstraul cramps?

Yes: Although a UTI usually causes burning and frequency of urination, cramping can also be noticed. This is particularly true of pregnant women. In pregnancy, the urinary burning and frequency is often absent and these symptoms seem to be replaced with uterine-type cramping - like a menstruaal period. ...Read more

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I've started taking bc on the 26 of february , my LMP was the 20th - 24th I have not gotten my menstraul but i gotten brownish discharge am i pregnant?

I've started taking bc on the 26 of february , my LMP was the 20th - 24th I have not gotten my menstraul but i gotten brownish discharge am i pregnant?

Possibly: If your period is late it's possible you are pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test. They are fast and accurate. If negative, consider repeating in 5-7 days. ...Read more

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When should a lady try testosterone for the first time in her menstraul cycle?

When should a lady try testosterone  for the first time in her menstraul cycle?

Testosterone & Women: Never. Taking testosterone will masculinize a female. I am a bit baffled by your question. ...Read more