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Low Iron And No Periods
I have low iron and long periods. I currently take busperone, ativan, and inderal (propranolol) for panic and anxiety disorder. My iron is at a 9.What's best OTC to tak?
Iron: Supplement as well as iron containing foods and citrus with iron Containing food to help absorb more. ...Read more
Does low iron cause irregularly longer periods? I have a history of it in my family. Its never been this long before & no pains. Quick answer please.
Other way around: When you have long or heavy periods you lose iron. ...Read more
My iron is low enough I have to take extra 2x daily, what is the cause? (no periods due to mirena)
Many possibilities: There are many different things that could cause your iron to be low. The most common is bleeding. You said you have no periods due to mirena, (levonorgestrel) but have you been checked for things like stomach/intestinal bleeding, ulcers, etc.? If not, that would be my next suggestion. If you haven't seen a doctor yet, you absolutely should asap, especially if you're taking the iron without a physician's advice. ...Read more
I am 52, no periods for 6 mos, iron at 37 L, % saturation 8 L, ferritin8 L, MCH 25.5 L, MCHC 31.4 L, RDW 17.7. I am worried about cancer. Should I be?
I have had chemo in the past. I'm only 21. But now I'm having hot flashes, light or no periods, and low libito. I am wondering if I should go off bc?
From 10/12-12/12 no periods. Dr said low weight. Gained weight periods started 1/13 normal, breast hurt so bad want to cry pre period. Gain cup size?
Probably normal: It sounds like you are starting to get back into a normal hormonal cycle, and breast tenderness occurs during these cyclic changes. Premenstrual symptoms that are severe can be treated. If they don't get better, please check with your doctor. ...Read more
Been on cerelle for over a year, with no periods, just breakthrough bleeding. Due to the no periods, am I ovulating and is my chance of pregnancy low?
On bc pills for 4 years, no periods due to endometreosis. Been having red and brown discharge/spotting 3 months. Some sharp pelvic and low back pain?
Old blood: Mixed with vaginal and cervical secretions. You will need a GYN exam, female and thyroid studies and a PAP exam. ...Read more
Having low back pain, stomach upset, sore breasts, little/no appetite, brown spotting turned to a small blood flow twice. On mirena (levonorgestrel). no periods lately?
This: Could be hormonal changes resulting in Premenstrual Symptoms or the start of a virus. If there is concern for pregnancy despite being on Mirena, (levonorgestrel) a home pregnancy test may be helpful. If more concern a follow up appointment with your primary care would be indicated. ...Read more
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
Had d&c suction on 13-10-2012. No periods yet after 6 weeks. After how many days after d&c does periods usually arrive.?
1=3 months: You should see your normal periods within 1-3 months. ...Read more
I had my last child six years ago I hamoregue after a week having him since then I have had no periods what does it mean im 38?
Get evaluated.: 38 is young for menopause, and the fact that you had a hemorrhage after your last baby leads me to ask some questions. Did you have a D&C to help end the hemorrhage? Once in a while, a woman will have scar tissue in the uterus after a d&c. Were you in a great deal of danger with your hemorrhage (in the ICU perhaps)? There is a pituitary abnormality that can occur after an OB crisis. See your doc! ...Read more
I haven't got periods for the past three months, I have a irregularity in periods i.e they occur for two months and again there are no periods.?
Like going to sleep: I assume you are asking about a Dilation and Curettage? There are different ways to do it; however, a common way is for you to go to the operating room and be given sedation or anesthesia so you don't have any pain. Most of the time, you wake up with no memory of the procedure. You may have some cramping and spotting after the procedure. Best wishes! ...Read more
My periods are irregular I had periods on Jan and feb. After that for march and April no periods. I have periods on 22 nid of may. After that I have no p?
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
If edd is based on u/s because I had no periods (depo) since they cant date by LMP is it dated by conception if im 14w and bby measures 14w also?
Not sure: I'm not entirely sure what you're asking, but if your ultrasound puts you at 14 weeks gestation, that means you conceived 12 weeks ago. ...Read more
Amenorrhea: Or absent periods may occur form a wide variety of reasons. It may be because you are not ovulating or because you are menopausal or because you have underlying medical problems that interfere with normal menstrual cycle (eg, thyroid). In some cases it may be anatomic like a congenital or developmental problem that may require surgical correction. ...Read more
Need more info: In any case, do pregnancy test first especially if you have unprotected sex. If negative and you continue to have unprotected sex and your periods don't come regularly, you may need to check yourself often to make sure you don't get pregnant. If you want to regulate your periods, start using a reliable method of contraception (condoms, for example) and see you doc about treatment. ...Read more
Many reasons: There are many possible reasons. Do you miss occasional periods or many months in a row? . Obviously for only a few missed, pregnancy needs to be checked. Hormone imbalances, ovary dysfunction, stress, infection are all possibilities and needs a medical professional to evaluate. Sometimes the reason (s) are not found. ...Read more