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Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What caused menstration 3 times a month?

What caused menstration 3 times a month?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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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Why does sometimes menstration come twice?

Why does sometimes menstration come twice?

Not normal: Most women have a cycle about every 28 days. If you are bleeding twice in a month, or have bleeding that you consider unrelated to your normal cycle, then you need to be evaluated. Women over the age of 40 should have: 1. An exam 2. An endometrial biopsy 3. An ultrasound a common cause of extra bleeding is uterine polyps! ...Read more

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What are the causes of ceased menstration?

What are the causes of ceased menstration?

#1 is pregnancy!: But also pcos, stress, ovulatory dysfunction, infection, scarring, medications, metabolic dysfunction (like thyroid or prolactin), adrenal dysfunction, medications including birth control pills, menopause, etc. There are a ga-zillion things that can cause periods to stop. Depends on the specific circumstances in your life. See your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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When is the right age to begin menstration?

When is the right age to begin menstration?

It varies: The average age of girls at their first period is 12.6 years, with a range of 9-15 years. ...Read more

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Why do I have abnormally light menstration?

Why do I have abnormally light menstration?

Some causes: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more

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What are the medicine to having menstration?

What are the medicine to having menstration?

Birth control pills: There are a variety of birth-control methods which will regulate your menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. This is a very easy problem to solve. Birth control pills, NuvaRing and the , Ortho Evra patch are all very effective. ...Read more

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What are the do's and dont's during menstration?

What are the do's and dont's during menstration?

Your comfort level: There are no specific restrictions or guidelines that one must follow during this very normal aspect of human physiology. You may use a tampon or pad according to your preference and change them as instructed in the package insert. ...Read more

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How can dark and low flow menstration be treated?

How can dark and low flow menstration be treated?

It depends: A dark menstural period and light flow can be normal and doesn't necessarily require treatment. It is common with many meds especislly the low dose oral contraceptives that are used today.Unless you have other problems, this is something most women find desirable and it doesn't require any tratment. ...Read more

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Is it proper for menstration to flow only one day?

Is it proper for menstration to flow only one day?

That is on the short: Side. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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Is menstration an energetically extensive process?

Is menstration an energetically extensive process?

Energy use: It depends on what you mean by energetically extensive. You will lose blood with your menstrual cycle and if your periods are heavy, the blood loss can make you feel drained and tired, especially if you develop anemia. If you have a lot of pain, this may also cause similar symptoms. All these are normal. ...Read more

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How many days after my menstration is safe for sex?

How many days after my menstration is safe for sex?

One can have sex: When they choose but to be safe from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases - use a condom every time. ...Read more

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Is seven days before and after menstration is not safe?

Is seven days before and after menstration is not safe?

If you are asking: About pregnancy - it is best to use protection every time you have sex if you are not ready to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Is it okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Yes: Should be fine, would avoid deep pressure message especially if it is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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How can I avoid irregular menstration and what is the cure?

How can I avoid irregular menstration and what is the cure?

Fertility: Irregular cycles are of importance if a woman desires to become pregnant. Then, a fertility specialist should be involved. If pregnancy is not an issue, birth control pills in most cases help a woman to have regular cycles. ...Read more

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What are some reasons why my menstration is lasting 20 days?

DUB: 90% of dysfunctional bleeding is anovulatory; 10% are ovulatory. DUB can result from any disorder or condition that causes anovulation but is most often secondary to polycystic ovary syndrome. The number one reason for your DUB is your age. During perimenopause, DUB is early sign of impending ovarian failure. Never the less, you need an endometrial biopsy to make sure its not a cancer. ...Read more

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Why im craving for a sour and salty food before my menstration?

Why im craving for a sour and salty food before my menstration?

Normal: Different people have different cravings under different physiologic situations, like pre-menstrual phase and pregnancy. Just try to avoid overdoing it. The extra salt will lead to water retention and may cause bloating. ...Read more

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I have my menstration for almost a month now. What should i do?

I have my menstration for almost a month now. What should i do?

Evaluation needed: Continuous bleeding for a month requires evaluation by a physician. Please seek care from a primary Care or OB/Gyn. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can i have back massage with bentosa while i still have menstration?

Can i have back massage with bentosa while i still have menstration?

You may: You may get massage with cupping/bentosa, however, it will not do you any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more