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Help... Period keeps coming and going have implant in due out in march bloated?

Help... Period keeps coming and going have implant in due out in march bloated?

Irregular periods: Consider checking TSH (thyroid studies), check ultrasound of ovaries and for fibroids, polyps in uterus, rarely ectopic or pregnancy. You mention implant, is that breast implant which I am not sure is related to periods, or an IUD which is known to cause irregular bleeding in some. Bloating may be related but also check ultrasound, TSH, hormones (esp if hormonal IUD), f/u w/ doc ...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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If it keeps coming and going, is it still considered a period? If it bleeds a little for a little bit and then stops?

If it keeps coming and going, is it still considered a period? If it bleeds a little for a little bit and then stops?

Bleeding: Patterns of bleeding during menstrual periods can vary greatly. Unless some other symptoms are in evidence or the bleeding continues unabated, would wait this out and see what happens next month. If the bleeding continues, see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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My period keeps stopping and going, why?

My period keeps stopping and going, why?

You would need to be: Evaluated to find out why your periods are irregular. ...Read more

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How much time should I go without a period?

How much time should I go without a period?

If you are normally: Regular and have not had a period for 3 months - evaluation would be prudent. However, don't hesitate to be seen prior to that if you desire. If you have been sexually active - recommend a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Period has been going on for 14 days now. Why?

Abnormal: Your period should not be on for 14 days, causes could be structural or hormonal. See your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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What are different ways to make period go by faster?

Yes there are: Oral contraceptives that can be prescribed that would make your period shorter. ...Read more

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Light painless period that cames and go for 12days now?

Light painless period that cames and go for 12days now?

Vaginal bleeding: This is not a menstrual period. All abnormal vaginal bleeding needs professional evaluation. Some causes are serious if not promptly diagnosed and treated, so don't delay. Pregnancy, hormone/pill problems, and infections (e.g. STDs) are among the possibilities. If you're somewhat older, tumors can do it. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Do some women go there whole life with an absent period?

Do some women go there whole life with an absent period?

Rare: If a women never has a period she needs to be examined most of the time we can find out what the problem is and fix it. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a period that's been going on 10 days?

What can I do to stop a period that's been going on 10 days?

10 days period: You should see your gynecologist as bleeding for more than 7 days is abnormal. Its not good for your health to loose that amount of blood as it might lead to anemia and fatigue ...Read more

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On day 14 of period. Usually lasts 7 days. What could be going on?

Can't diagnose this: Without evaluation. But this is not normal and warrants GYN evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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My wife's period is going on for 3 weeks now what can be the problem?

My wife's period is going on for 3 weeks now what can be the problem?

Menorrhagia: Most common cause include
- hormonal eg hypothyroidism
- infective eg PID
- Fibroids
- Bleeding disorder.

Suggest see GP for examination, bloods and Pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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Been having period for than month 54 years old I amemic should go dr?

Been having period for than month 54 years old I amemic should go dr?

Asked and Answered: Are you just afraid of how scary this is for you? Your question has been answered. You must get to your physician urgently. There is no need to keep asking the same question unless you need the additional advice to call your therapist so that they can help you get to the doctor. ...Read more

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Idealy for how much period of time we should not eat before going gym and after workout.

Idealy for how much period of time we should not eat before going gym and after workout.

30 minutes or more: Although this is very individualized, some people experience gastrointestinal distress when eating 30 minute prior to exercise. Especially with high protein or high fat meals for various reasons. There is some evidence that ingesting protein in the first thirty minutes immediately after exercise improves muscle growth. ...Read more

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Period already started. I'm going on Holliday. How can I stop it quickly or reduce the days?

Period already started. I'm going on Holliday. How can I stop it quickly or reduce the days?

Menses: Try not to stress. I am not aware of any specific ways to shorten, but you can do things from prolonging. Rest, good hygiene. Stay away from aspirin, ibuprofen. Also, do not drink alcohol too much this can thin your blood and add to bleeding. ...Read more

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Last month I skipped a period then had one. I'm late again this month. What might be going in?

Last month I skipped a period then had one. I'm late again this month. What might be going in?

There are: A large variety of mental and physical causes for delayed or missed periods, and most of them are of no significance and resolve spontaneously. If indicated, try an hpt or lab test. If this continues, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a period That's been going on for 10days and I normally go for 6- 7 days?

What can I do to stop a period That's been going on for 10days and I normally go for 6- 7 days?

Bleeding: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg daily for 5 days can help with this bleeding problem which is most likely dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Best to see a doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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Period 4 days late took test today and was negative what is going on with my body and what should I do?

Period 4 days late took test today and was negative what is going on with my body and what should I do?

Do not worry: Kim very common to have this happen. First, if any chance you are pregnant (unprotected sex) wait about 2 weeks after you had sex and check home pregnancy test with FIRST MORNING urine. If neg, repeat in 2 weeks. If both neg, VERY unlikely you are preg. At your age period can vary from time to time. If no other symptoms, not to worry. Very common. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Period looks like it had started then it goes away this has happened three times this month? What do you think this means

Period looks like it had started then it goes away this has happened three times this month? What do you think this means

Irregular period: It sounds like you have a hormonal imbalance. Have you been under a lot of stress lately? Any medications? It does not sound worrisome. ...Read more

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I've only gotten a period for 1 day for about 3 months now. Seems just like a normal day 1, but then stops. Any clue what's going on?

I've only gotten a period for 1 day for about 3 months now. Seems just like a normal day 1, but then stops. Any clue what's going on?

Don't know the: Reason. 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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Something weird is going on with my body... I have had 2 period this year and it's June. I usually get one every month. What's wrong?

DUB: You are having Dysfunctional uterine Bleeding (DUB) which can be caused by many things, from thyroid disorders, weight gain/loss, increased exercise, ovarian issues etc...that needs to be evaluated by a Gynecologist, which may include a physical exam of your vagina and some routine testing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Period was early last month and started on the 9th when the month before it started on the 20th. Will it go back to normal this month?

Period was early last month and started on the 9th when the month before it started on the 20th. Will it go back to normal this month?

Possibly..: Hard to say for sure though. You're still of the younger age group where periods can be a bit unpredictable in terms of how long your cycles are, how long the bleeding is, and when exactly you do start to bleed. Don't be too alarmed if it doesn't come exactly when you expect it to. ...Read more

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Can a period be stopped as I'm going overseas and don't want the fuss. Are there pills or injection to help? How soon should I take them?

Can a period be stopped as I'm going overseas and don't want the fuss. Are there pills or injection to help? How soon should I take them?

Depo or mirena (levonorgestrel): The Depo-Provera shot is every 3 months and generally people have minimal bleeding. Another one is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD it is good for 5 years and people tend to have little to no periods as well. See your doctor for your best option. ...Read more

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Period usually ends on 7th day. Was on time. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared?

Period usually ends on 7th day. Was on time. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared?

Send us a question: There is no question submitted here, but just a statement. Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem. Please submit a question, to ask what you wish to know. ...Read more

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Period usually ends on 7 day. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared. Medical problem?

Period usually ends on 7 day. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared. Medical problem?

Cycles may vary: Due to fluctuating female hormonal levels, stress, anxiety and other issues. Good idea to use condoms. You might want to consider BC pills or the use of spermicidal foam, jelly. Vaginal inserts, sponge or IUD. Monitor your cycles and make an appointment to discuss birth control with your GYN or family physician. ...Read more

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Period usually ends on 7 day. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared. Medical problem?

Period usually ends on 7 day. Going on day 9, very light, day 8 light also. Had protected sex 3/3 & 3/10 very worried and scared. Medical problem?

Don't panic: Doubt it's a medical problem. Any woman can have a change in their period cycles. The fact that the bleeding is getting lighter is a good sign that it will stop soon. You don't mention any abnormal pain, fevers, or discharge, so just stay calm and let's see if the bleeding stops today. It's good that you always use protection! ...Read more

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Came off pil period was regular for 5mth! Past 3mth it's been 3wks late then 12days and now currently 9days late. What's going on? We are tryin for baby

Came off pil period was regular for 5mth! Past 3mth it's been 3wks late then 12days and now currently 9days late. What's going on? We are tryin for baby

Menses irregular: It is not unusual for menstrual periods to be irregular after stopping oral contraceptives, and it may take some time (variable) until this corrects and may be a delay in ability to conceive but this will correct itself rapidly. Good luck and have a great baby. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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