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My period is very heavy and painful what are the best ways to help with these issues?

My period is very heavy and painful what are the best ways to help with these issues?

BCPs: If you're not wanting to get pregnant now,the easiest way to help with your periods is with OCPs. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (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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Hi normally my period is very heavy but this time i've been 10 days late and my period is super light and brown. Im a little bit concerned as its the very first time that im experiencing such a light and brownish flow.

Hi normally my period is very heavy but this time i've been 10 days late and my period is super light and brown. Im a little bit concerned as its the very first time that im experiencing such a light and brownish flow.

Check a test: There are many things that can cause your period to be late but,if you have been having unprotected sex, the first thing to do is check a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. Some medications including contraceptives can cause this too. If the tests are negative, see your PCP or Gyn for a complete history, exam, and appropriate testing to find the cause. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have plans this weekend, when my period is very heavy. I'll be surrounded by ppl all the time and i don't want to go to the bathroom constantly.Tips?

See your gyn: If u ahve no problems and no contraindciations there is a medicine called Lysteda - u can punch it up online , u take it 2 tabs 3x per day when ion yoru periods and it slows the bleeding often by up to 80% sometimes it stops it script only see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is it a period or pregnancy? Usually my period is very heavy and always on time. It always last 5 days. It is usually the first week of every month. So i already had a period of february. So what i thought was my "march" period was a week and a half earl

Is it a period or pregnancy? Usually my period is very heavy and always on time. It always last 5 days. It is usually the first week of every month. So i already had a period of february. So what i thought was my "march" period  was a week and a half earl

Please : Please go to your doctor and be screened for infection. Light and watery discharge could be a sign of an infection. Also please take a pregnancy test. If it is negative, then wait two days and retake the test. If it is still negative but you don't get a normal period, you may need a blood pregnancy test to be sure. If you have pain, fever, vomiting, heavy bleeding or feel light-headed/faint then you will need to go to the er. ...Read more

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I got my period 4 days early a week after sex, my period is very heavy and im having some blood clots, is this normal?

I got my period 4 days early a week after sex, my period is very heavy and im having some blood clots, is this normal?

Not pregnant: Hi. Whew! You're 16 with (hopefully) a life ahead of you! Thank goddess you had a period! You're NOT pregnant! If you want to be able to choose college, a career, or just plain have some fun in young adulthood, please get on birth control! Children having children is not a good situation for the mother (YOU!) or the baby! Those are just words or wisdom...yours to ignore if you choose. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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