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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Essesive menstrual bleeding?

Essesive menstrual bleeding?

Yes: It sounds like you have that? I'm not sure what the question is. If you've had it all your 'adult' life, then it's just you. If you've become much a heavier bleeder than normal that may be due to weight (body fat) gain or a change in diet or hormone therapy. If you're worried about it or if you're changing a maxi pad or tampon more often than every hour, you should see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Irregular mensess,heavy bleeding s menses?

Many poss causes: Se the GYN as this should be evaluated to determine the cause, so tx can be started to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Is breakthrough bleeding and/or bleeding between periods normal?

Yes: Hormones regulate your menstrual cycle and nearly all women will have some irregularities to their menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. However, breakthrough bleeding can be a sign of hormonal imbalance, a polyp or fibroid, or even pre-cancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend evaluation by a physician for break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding on progesterone gel means early pregnancy?

Heavy bleeding on progesterone gel means early pregnancy?

Not necessarily: The most common reason for the bleeding is your period. Regardless, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise, you should follow your doctor's medication instructions until the scheduled pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is breakthrough bleeding considered irregular periods?

Is breakthrough bleeding considered irregular periods?

Breakthrough blood: Breakthrough bleeding is bleeding when it is unexpected or not supposed to be present...Usually when one is on medications that prevent periods. Irregular period is an abnormal period in relation to what is normal for you. This usually represents a change in length of time or when the period occurs. ...Read more

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A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

A day late of menstrual cycle. Cramps & brown looking blood. Delayed menstrual cycle?

Likely: But if any chance you are pregnant, best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine and if negative repeat in 7-10 days. If positive, need Gyn eval. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Brown menstrual bleeding at beginning of period pregnant?

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Brown menstrual bleeding at beginning of period pregnant?

Maybe: An irregular period can be a sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

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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Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Not neccessarily: Menstrual bleeding does not change after delivery bleeding after delivery immediately can be heavy though. ...Read more

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How does implantation bleeding and menstrual bleeding differ?

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How does implantation bleeding and menstrual bleeding differ?

Very different: Implantation bleeding occurs as a result of pregnancy when the implantation to the uterine wall is taking place. Menstrual bleeding results from not being pregnant and you are shedding the lining of the uterus you developed during the cycle as hormones are being withdrawn. ...Read more

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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) cause menstrual cramping but no bleeding?

Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) cause menstrual cramping but no bleeding?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Yes, one can have menstrual cramps with no bleeding on Depo-provers although it is unusual. Cramps usually occur in the first year of using this method. After that, ovulation is suppressed so much that cramps do not usually occur. Always check to make sure you are not pregnant if you have not had your Depo-injections regularly. ...Read more

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Does hCG injection delayed menstrual period?

Does hCG injection delayed menstrual period?

Hcg: Yes HCG administration can delay the menstrual cycle depending on when it is given. Hcg is the hormone made by the placenta that maintains the corpus luteum, which then makes estrogen and Progesterone to maintain a pregnancy. So if a HCG injection is given in the late luteal phase it can delay a menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Yes: The period comes on when Progesterone levels drop. If a woman is taking progesterone, the level will stay high and the period will be delayed. ...Read more

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I am on my 3rd day of taking a progesterone only birth control pill because i'm breast feeding. Is menstural cramping, no bleeding, normal this early?

I am on my 3rd day of taking a progesterone only birth control pill because i'm breast feeding. Is menstural cramping, no bleeding, normal this early?

Cramping.....: ......Can result from the pill, uterine iinfection, or other gyn issues. See your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist. ...Read more

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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more