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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Menses (Overview)

Menses is a woman's menstrual cycle.


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Im am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can cause menses twice a month ? I have menses twice a month in May & Jun & August . What can be ?

 Im am 40. thickening of the urinary bladder can  cause menses twice a month ? I have  menses twice a month in May & Jun & August . What can be ?

History worrisome: Thickening of the urinary bladder won't generally cause you to have 2 periods a month. However, I see from your history that you have had a hysterectomy for stage 3 cervical cancer. Bleeding twice a month after a hysterectomy is worrisome, especially after stage III cervical cancer. You need to see your Gyn or Gyn Onc ASAP! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Menses (Overview)

Menses is a woman's menstrual cycle.


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What does it mean when menses is every 3 weeks instead of monthly?

What does it mean when menses is every 3 weeks instead of monthly?

Maturity : As the years go by , the cycle length tends to be shorter - and the menses comes closer together. However, there are times when the menses becomes less frequent. Either way, the predictable cycles of the 20's and 30's gives way to the less predictable cycles of the 40's and the cessation of menses in the early 50's. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im afraid to take birth control pills just to treat ny irregular periods & heavy menses.What are the other options to treat this complications?

Im afraid to take birth control pills just to treat ny irregular periods & heavy menses.What are the other options to treat this complications?

Unless u have a: A contraindication, at your age bcpills are very afe and there are new low dose ones, other options after you have had the workup that i described in my previous answer to u, are depo- Provera shots, iuds, a med called Lysteda where u just take it 3 times a day on your period so for 3-5 days each month. ...Read more

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Dear Doc, I ve been on Metformin for the past 1 month and my menses are yet to arrive and am being treated for PCOS, not severe, just mild ones.

Dear Doc, I ve been on Metformin for the past 1 month and my menses are yet to arrive and am being treated for PCOS, not severe, just mild ones.

Wait & See: Keep taking metformin unless you experience any side effect. Based on severity treatment of PCOS usually involves multiple steps including hormone therapy in the form of birth control pills. Your doctor will determine the timing and choice of therapy. I think you are in good hand and wish you a good luck! ...Read more

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Should i continue to use chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis even if I am in my menses?

Should i continue to use chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis even if I am in my menses?

Ask : Generally yes, but you probably want to ask the person who prescribed the medication. ...Read more

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Treatment for missed menses and vaginal discharge?

Common problem : 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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Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but got worst during menses

Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but  got worst during menses

Yes.: Accutane is an effective treatment for acne that hasn't responded to the usual treatments. Just make sure you don't get pregnant while you're taking it, and keep your followup appointments with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I dint get periods for more than 10 months. what should i do now to get rid of this and will i get any problem in future bcoz of this..

I dint get periods for more than 10 months. what should i do now to get rid of this and will i get any problem in future bcoz of this..

Not ovulating: I don't know your age, but if you aren't having periods, you are not ovulating. Could you be menopausal? You need evaluated by your doctor to determine what the cause is and to get treatment. ...Read more

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Hello dr, my doctor has suggested that i must use menses tablets upto 9 months, what u say my problem will be solved till or? There is 2 months left.

Hello dr, my doctor has suggested that i must use menses tablets upto 9 months, what u say my problem will be solved till or? There is 2 months left.

Unclear question: You appear to be on a birth control pill - diane-35. I hope that is correct. You would have to clarify why the recommendation was made to stay on this for 9 months to give you an accurate answer. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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