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I was put on megestrol for breakthrough bleeding . It stopped after two days. If I do not continue will I get my period again? What will happen?

I was put on megestrol for breakthrough bleeding . It stopped after two days. If I do not continue will I get my period again? What will happen?

Possibly yes: Generally, bleeding may resume after stopping megestrol and the problem that prompted the prescription may return as well. One shoul;d take medication as prescribed. The problem may also not return. It is best to ask your doctor, who has more knowledge of the circumstances. ...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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How do I know when will my period return after i stop breastfeeding and switched birth control?

How do I know when will my period return after i stop breastfeeding and switched birth control?

It varies: If you have not cycled while breastfeeding, i would recommend a pregnancy test before starting any birth control just to be sure! then it will probably start at the end of the first to third pack. I guess you are talking about birth control pills. ...Read more

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Why does my period stop and then start again?

Why does my period stop and then start again?

Common : This is related to just the flow and is usually not a problem. You can be Checked for certain conditions like polyps that may contribute to this ...Read more

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When will my period return after i stop breastfeeding?

Could take a while: It may take several months and even up to one year before the usual menstruation pattern returns after the stoppage of breastfeeding. ...Read more

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I stopped seasonique mid pack so we can try to conceive. When will my period return and if doesn't when should I tell my dr that it hasn't started?

I stopped seasonique mid pack so we can try to conceive.  When will my period return and if doesn't when should I tell my dr that it hasn't started?

How regular: Were your cycles to begin with, not on the pills? Most women resume cycling within 1-2 months of quitting pills. ...Read more

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My last period was august 14. When will I ovulate. My periods arent regular so idont know if it will actually happen 14 days after the start of my period?

My last period was august 14. When will I ovulate. My periods arent regular so idont know if it will actually happen 14 days after the start of my period?

Don't know for sure: In a woman who is having regular periods every 4 weeks, ovulation occurs around day #14. However, if your periods are irregular it would be difficult to tell when you are ovulating except by ovulation predictor test kit. Ovulation occurs 14 days before the onset of a menstrual period, so you can count backwards once you start your period. ...Read more

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When do your period stop?

When do your period stop?

No more periods: If you are asking when a women no longer has a period, menopause, it will be different for every woman. The definition of menopause is no menstrual cycle for one year. The average age is 51 years-old. Most women will go through a transition of irregular cycles, skipping cycles before they actually stop for good. ...Read more

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If i start birth control when on period will it make my period end?

If i start birth control when on period will it make my period end?

Not right away: Many drs tell women to start the pill on the first day of their period. The period may then be slightly shorter. Not to worry. Just take every day at the same time every day and keep track of any bleeding or spotting. Slightly irregular spotting/bleeding is common in the first 1-3 mod, but typically gets to be very regular and predictable after a few months. ...Read more

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How long will I bleed if I stop taking my bcp? I plan to stop after the first pack

How long will I bleed if I stop taking my bcp? I plan to stop after the first pack

Depends: Every patient is different in terms of how their body will respond to stopping their bcps. It also depends on the dose you were on and how long you were on them. Since you have only been on it for a month, and plan to stop after completing the the whole pack, your menstrual cycle should return to what it was like prior to bcps quickly. ...Read more

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Was told if I stop Yasmin, bleeding will get worse. How do I make it stop? I have PCOS. I want to stop Yasmin and stop the spotting (not period).help

Was told if I stop Yasmin, bleeding will get worse. How do I make it stop?  I have PCOS. I want to stop Yasmin and stop the spotting (not period).help

PCOS: Each case of PCOS will need to be managed individually. If you are not wanting to be on birth control pills you may consider a Mirena IUD. If you are wanting to get pregnant you may need to discuss options for ovulation help. Many PCOS patients struggle with obesity. Weight loss can improve the underlying causes of PCOS ...Read more

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If you're pregnant while on birth control, will you still get your period during placebo week? Or will it stop?

If you're pregnant while on birth control, will you still get your period during placebo week? Or will it stop?

Period no show: There will not be a period during that week. Besides, if you take your pill every day at the same time each day, pregnancy very very rarely occurs under those circumstances. ...Read more

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What can I do if my period started early but i take birth control pills, so will it be a long period then?

Unpredictable: You will tend to see bleeding through the rest of this cycle. While it may continue into when you would normally see your period, it could stop earlier or it could stop and then resume. ...Read more

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If I take BC before my period starts will I skip it or it will just come in the middle of my birth control cycle? What will happen to my period?

If I take BC before my period starts will I skip it or it will just come in the middle of my birth control cycle? What will happen to my period?

Varies: It is okay to start birth control pills anytime during your menstrual cycle (Quick start) provided you are not already pregnant or at high risk for pregnancy (recent unprotected sex). However, should use back up contraception for at least 7 days after you start. If you do start them at other times beside your period you may miss your next period, it may come early, or you may have some spotting ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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