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My Period Keeps Starting And Stopping
Can weight loss and exercise affect your periods? My period keeps starting and stopping? I have lost 23lbs in 65 days and work out 3-5x/wk.
Yes: Congratulations on the weight loss and commitment to regular exercise! Twenty-three pounds does not seem like a lot, but that depends on where you started. The fat layer in the body converts estrogen to other hormones, so conceivably, weight loss could change the ratio of hormones you're used to, and therefore affect your periods. Maybe just the exercise is putting your body into a new balance. ...Read more
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
Unprotected sex 2weeks ago. Period came 6 days early. My period keeps starting and stopping. Could I be pregnant?
Yes.: Spotting is common during early pregnancy. Get a pregnancy test and seek prenatal care if positive. Repeat in a day or 2 if negative. ...Read more
I'm 38, my periods are 28 days apart. I had a fibroid removed from inside my uterus 2 yes ago. My period keeps starting and stopping this month. Why?
How long has this: Been going on for? Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
If your doctor gave you Progesterone because you haven't had a period in a few months, then I will tell patients to expect a "humdinger" that can last up to 2 weeks---after 10 days, I ask them to call me and may start birth control or other medication to get period to stop.
Try not to go more than 3 months without a period (unless you are on the pill etc--then ok!). ...Read more
Bleeding: Bleeding as you describe needs to be evaluated by a gyn in person. ...Read more
My dr told me to take Duphaston daily for 3 months without stopping. Am taking it now for 20 days and period didn't show up. Is that normal?
How long after stopping bc will my cycle regulate? Stopped bc late october. Had last period nov 24th. None this month yet. Cause for concern?
Cycle: I wouldn't worry at this point. It may take several months to determine what your new cycle will be like off birth control pills. Continue to monitor your cycles like you are doing. The birth control hormones are all out of your body at this point. If no period in a week, I would recommend you check a pregnancy test if you have been sexually active this cycle. ...Read more
Had protected sex month before period. Period was short, blood was dark and brown stuff. Kept stopping a day and starting. What could be wrong?
Period dribbler: Sometimes the lining of the womb comes off irregularly producing the kind of period that you have had. ...Read more
Hi I had a period the 14th of december then had another one on the the 3rd pf january but it's been 9 days and there no sign of it stopping yet?
Stopped bc and bled for 2wks. 1 month later, 1 week late. Is it a absence of period from stopping bc or possible preg? Took test 4 days ago it was -
Irregular menses: In your case it is likely the change in hormones from stopping the BCP. This should straighten itself out in 3-6 months, if it does not and you are not pregnant then you need to FU with your GYN to find the cause. ...Read more
Period 2 month late. I had 4 negative UPT. I was prescribed regestrone 5 mg twice a day for 5 days and told period after a day of stopping. Been 3 day?
I've had my period for a week but the bleeding keeps stopping for a day or two then starting is this healthy?
Common complaint: 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
My period keeps stopping and starting, sometimes it completely stops. Usually I have clots this time there is none. What is happening?
Keep a calendar: You should keep a calendar of your vaginal bleeding for 3-6 months and take it to a doctor to discuss the various reasons your irregularity could be happening and how to manage it. ...Read more
Concerns: This is definitely concerning and I highly suggest that you refer to gyn clinic for evaluation, it can be caused by many different reasons and it needs to be worked up. .. ...Read more
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