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Occasional pain in right kidney area made worse by drinking. Seems to be concurrent with menstrual cycle. Otherwise health 22 yo f. Kidney failure?
Endometriosis?: Abdominal and/or pelvic pain in a healthy female that is synchronous with her cycle is suspicious for endometriosis. I would start with your OB doc to rule this out. They can also help you rule out kidney failure with urine and blood tests. Start with you OB and see what they can do for you. ...Read more
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
Read label: Many questions involving advice regarding meds and dosages cannot be answered safely without knowing your medical history. With otc medication it is important to read labels. If you notice the "health store" product contains some of the same products in midol, then you must take that into consideration as you read max dose recommendations on midol. ...Read more
Not many: Menstrual cups and menstrual discs are made of inert materials that typically have a much lower risk (approaching zero) of being associated with toxic shock. With both cups and discs, women have to be comfortable putting their fingers in the vagina to remove and clean and either toss or re-use, but no real risks. ...Read more
I have an extremely dark brown menstrual discharge. I am not sick and I exercise regularly and am in good general health. Possible reasons?
Late 10 days and now after sex I am having light bleeding and cramps I'm 32 no kids am regular on my menstrual and sexual active and health?
Pregnancy test?: 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
What can cause 2 full on heavy menstrual periods 3 days apart.? with occasional spotting in between, previous smear and sexual health tests normal?
Frequent periods: Many possibilities. Be sure you are not pregnant. See your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
I'm 17 and a gynecologist prescribed me utrogestan since my menstrual cycles are irregular. I don't remember the health issue she diagnosed me with.
Progesterone: Progesterone is sometimes used to help with irregular periods. Utrogestan is a type of Progesterone. Birth control pills are usually a better choice in a teenager. If you are unclear what the problem the doctor was treating you should definitely schedule a follow up visit to ask. ...Read more
I'm 39 with no health issues that I know of. I'm exhausted all the time. I don't sleep through the night. Abnormal menstrual since surgery 2 years ago?
Was my health teacher right when he said women can get pregnant any time? I thought it was only in certain times of the menstrual cycle?
I'm 25, overweight but otherwise no health issues except I haven't had menstrual period in over a year. Sister was same way at my age. Normal?
Maybe normal for you: Missing periods - amenorrhea - can be "normal" for some. Not everyone has a period every 28 days and, for some, that is "their normal." there is a condition called pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) that is associated with obesity and can lead to amenorrhea or irregular periods. It may be a good idea to see your doctor to make sure everything is normal. They may want to get an ultrasound and labs. ...Read more
Help docs, is heavy excessive menstrual bleeding and clotting for over a month straight harmful to my health?
Menstrual cycle started and stopped suddenly with expired iud? I had mirena placed 6 years ago and still have it in place. My doctor said it wasn't a big health concern, that it shouldn't cause any adverse side effects. I finally began my menstrual cycl
Hi, I'm 26 years old, in average health, and normally have a long menstral cycle, abt 6 weeks. My period came early (4 weeks). It was quite heavy for two days and then suddenly light on 3rd and 4th days. I'm not on birth control. My husband and I use cond
I have had health issues since I had the essure coils put in, I think its caused from essure coils could you help? My menstal cycle is off, heavy with blood clots, pains in abdomen all over, pelvic pressure, back problems, hmeorratic cyst on ovarie and cy
Those: Those are not problems that are known to be associated with essure coils, but your problems sound significant. There could be another issue going on, particularly as you are experiencing pain and blood clots. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation to determine the cause of your problems. Please be sure your pap is up to date. Cysts on the kidney need to be followed up typically as well, these are not a gynecological problem so your regular doctor will need to follow these up. See your regular doctor and your gynecologist for your concerning symptoms. ...Read more