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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
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
My menstraul cycle is irregular. Last year it skipped three months and last month it skipped. What could be causing this?
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
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
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
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
I was wondering k i havent had a regular menstraul cycle in 2 yrs but every 4 months i would spot a little and i am overweight also?
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
I haven't had a menstraul cycle in seven months I took three digital tests they all came back positive I went to the doc they said I wasnt what could be wrong?
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
I had my menstraul cycle three weeks ago now im spotting. i have a cycle every 26 days. why is this happening? is it from stress
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). U should check a preg test 2. ...Read more
What's going on and should I be concerned with a menstraul cycle lasting longer than two weeks, very heavy, lots of painful cramping? First time ever.
I'm 24 and trying to conceive but my cycle is very irregular. I can go a few weeks to a few months without having my menstraul cycle?
Body temp & fluids:
There is a website that provides signs of ovulation beyond counting days from an irregular period. It will teach how to evaluate your "wetness" and how to notice the sharp rise in your temperature just after you ovulate - that's the most fertile time!
good luck! ...Read more
Im concerned about awful fishy smell after sex with my husband recently just ended menstraul cycle 2 days before normal pap last month?
Trichomonas or: bacterial vaginosis: please consult your GYN for definitive treatment ...Read more
Please tell me, could a man catch a UTI when having sex with a woman while shes on her menstraul cycle?
I have a question about my menstraul cycle. Every time my period ends I am itchy. Could I be allergic to my pads?
I take 800 mg of ibuprofen every 8 hours everyday I have my menstraul cycle if I keep this up every month will there be adverse side effects?
When doctors say that u can hear a baby's heartbeat through vaginal ultrasound around 6 weeks, is that 6 weeks past last menstraul cycle or conception?
LMP: It is standard to discuss pregnancy dates from the 1st day of last period. In addition, 6 weeks would be about the earliest for heart detection. Many offices won't look until at least 8 weeks, as cycle lengths vary between women and there is mild variability in fetal dating. While this is not a big deal later on, a few days makes a big difference early on! ...Read more
My gyno eants to preform a d n& c for he saw fluid in my uterus and I began bleedung after 2 years no menstraul cycle?
Trusts GYNO: From your description, you need this procedure. If you have reason to doubt this recommendation, get another opinion. Appears a diagnosis is in order and this is the best and most expedient way to get to the answer. ...Read more
I have a pinch on my lower abdomen I have it for almost 1wk and i missed my menstraul cycle for this month. I had unprotected sex 2wks go
See a doctor: I would advise seeing a doctor right away to examine you and also do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Am i having a miscarriage? I have had an irregular menstraul cycle my whole life i can go a year without having one and then a regular month cycle. About two weeks ago i started feeling tenderness in my chest. Then three days ago i started a cycle, but
There : There is always a possibility of pregnancy if you are sexually active. An irregular cycle can then make it very tricky to know if you are pregnant or not since a missed period is usually the first clue of pregnancy for most women. You could try taking a home pregnancy test. If you are more then 6 weeks pregnant, it will be 97% accurate. If you get a positive test result, then call your doctor right away. You may have been pregnant and are having a miscarriage or you may also be having a threatened abortion where there is bleeding, but pregnancy is still there. You could also be having an ectopic pregnancy where the fetus implants into the fallopian tube instead of the uterus which is a surgical emergency. If you are continuing to have unusually heavy bleeding and severe pain, you should still call your doctor even if a home pregnancy test is negative. Your doctor may want to check a pregnancy test since testing in the office can detect pregnancy a few weeks earlier than a home test. Good luck! ...Read more
Heavy bleeding visible veins on my breasts could I still be pregnant or is this jus part of my menstraul cycle?
7 days late with menstraul cycle negative hpt at five days late very tired and nausea after eating. Could I be pregnant ?
Why can't i get pregnant? We try during the 7-14 period after the menstraul cycle. Could my tissue be scarred that bad from previous std's and ectopic?
Yes: That is the most common cause. Earlier activity comes to play this way. Check partner's sperm count also. ...Read more
5ft 23yr old female. My weight is around 248 bmi is around 49. High BP & HR, PCOS, no menstraul cycle in 4-5m, retain water, heart burn & stomach aches almost daily. Best advice?
Eat fewer calories: Our bodies are in a simple state of balance. If we eat more calories than we use, we gain weight. If we eat fewer calories than we use, we lose weight. So, people who have to lose weight must eat less than they use on most days, but occasionally may eat more than they use on other days... Thus, it averages out over time, so that they are eating FEWER calories overall, than they use up each day. ...Read more