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Why won't my period stop?

Why won't my period stop?

See your doctor: If it isn't stopping, you need to see your doctor to find out why and then get it stopped. ...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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Why hasnt my period stop bleeding?

Why hasnt my period stop bleeding?

Longer than a week?: If your period's longer than 7 days, talk with your doc. This can be caused by hormone imbalance, thyroid, stress, infection. Other signs of concern: bleeding so heavy that you use a tampon and a pad at the same time; changing your tampon or napkin every 1-2 hours every period; changing your tampon or napkin in the middle of the night; passing blood clots larger than 1 inch; feeling dizzy. ...Read more

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My boils wont stop bleeding, how can I stop it? It popped, puss came out, now it wont stop bleeding

My boils wont stop bleeding, how can I stop it? It popped, puss came out, now it wont stop bleeding

Inflammation: Furuncles or pimples can be associated with a significant amount of inflammation, and this can cause some bleeding when it is opened. This can be exaggerated if you are on nsaids or other drugs that affect clotting. Gentle pressure should stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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My period hasnt stop what am I supposed to do.?

My period hasnt stop what am I supposed to do.?

Prolonged bleeding: The more important question is "why is this happening?" unexplained vaginal bleeding can be caused by something as innocent as birth control pills or something quite serious, including cancer. Your bleeding will either stop on its own or as a result of gynecologic evaluation and treatment. You need to see your medical provider! meantime, take iron; a good source is prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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I took Depo-Provera shot and my period wont stop after 3 months. How can I make it stop?

I took Depo-Provera shot and my period wont stop after 3 months. How can I make it stop?

Wait: Bleeding is a common problem in the first 3-6 months of starting the depo shot. Usually it's a matter of waiting it out, and the bleeding will stop. Sometimes your doctor may try hormones to help, but usually it just takes time. ...Read more

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Why wont my period completely stop since after having my baby 11 months ago?

Why wont my period completely stop since after having my baby 11 months ago?

Many possibilities: Are you breast feeding? That can cause irregular bleeding. What are you using for birth control? Any other medical problems? Thyroid? Get back to your obgyn and get checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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I stopped haveing my period after I had my kid. Don't no why. Could birthcontrol help me start having them again?

I stopped haveing my period after I had my kid. Don't no why. Could birthcontrol help me start having them again?

Usually not: You did not say how long ago you had your child and if you are breast feeding. These may affect the return of your menses. Having said that, if it's been months to years then you should see your doctor for an evaluation. I don't know what happened at your delivery. Did you have excessive bleeding/hemorrhage? Retained placenta with a D&C? All these may affect your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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I got my period on 17th.. It still wont stop im 13 days of light bleeding/spotting, saw my obgyn..Changed my bc pill..Will it help?Should i worry?

I got my period on 17th.. It still wont stop im 13 days of light bleeding/spotting, saw my obgyn..Changed my bc pill..Will it help?Should i worry?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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When will i stop getting my period on birth control?

When will i stop getting my period on birth control?

Only if all active : You can stop periods only if you take all active hormone pills like yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasmine etc.Ask your doctor about these. ...Read more

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Why wont my period go away?

Need evaluation: If you are having persistent abnormal bleeding, then you need to: 1. Check a pregnancy test now 2. If it is positive, then call your doctor now otherwise, assuming that the bleeding is not severe, you need to call your doctor tomorrow and get in for a visit! ...Read more

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How do I stop my peroid from comming all month and i can't afford birthcontrole?

How do I stop my peroid from comming all month and i can't afford birthcontrole?

There is not a way: Without medication. Look on the target 4 dollar list, tri sprintec is on there. The other thing is that there are usually state programs or health units where u can get them for free. Don't let yourself get anemic. ...Read more

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Can I convince my body it's pregnant and make my period stop mid flow?

Can I convince my body it's pregnant and make my period stop mid flow?

Misinformed?: Pregnancy does not stop a menstrual cycle mid flow. Pregnancy prevents a menstrual cycle from starting. Are you asking if you could have the mental illness known as "hysterical' pregnancy? ...Read more

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Why do my period start and stop da next day?

Why do my period start and stop da next day?

Irregular periods: 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

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Can i stop my period when im in it?

For medical reasons: We will stop periods with hormonal therapy for medical reasons before it starts and sometimes when they are extremely heavy. However, there is no practical way for you to stop your period on your own once it has started. ...Read more

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My period wont stop for 13 days now , its almost dark blood and heavy , ps : pink spots in the first days ?

My period wont stop for 13 days now , its almost dark blood and heavy , ps : pink spots in the first days ?

Menorrhagia: Hi, having a period for 13 days is not normal or fun, the first thing comes to the mind in a young sexually active woman is a retained tissue after a miscarriage, therefore you need medical attention, if not sexually active then infection, structural abnormality and hormonal imbalanced and thyroid problems among other thing r other possibilities. In any case you need medical attention ASAP. ...Read more

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I took Depo-Provera shot and my period wont stop after 3 months. How can I make it stop?

Wait: Bleeding is a common problem in the first 3-6 months of starting the depo shot. Usually it's a matter of waiting it out, and the bleeding will stop. Sometimes your doctor may try hormones to help, but usually it just takes time. ...Read more

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I took plan b almost 3 weeks ago then acouple of days later i had my period and now my period wont stop ,is this normal or should i be concered , im also havimg strong abdominal pains?

I took plan b almost 3 weeks  ago then acouple of days later i had my period and now my period wont stop ,is this normal or should i be concered , im also havimg strong abdominal pains?

Irregular periods: Plan B can cause brief and temporary menstrual cycle disruption. If your pain is severe then you should be promptly evaluated by your obgyn. You can discuss birth control options which will also help regulate your irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Why my obgyn want to strip my membrane if i`m not pregnant, just my period wont stop?

Why my obgyn want to strip my membrane if i`m not pregnant, just my period wont stop?

Ha?: If you are not pregnant, there are no membranes there. Membranes (amniotic fluid sac) are present only in pregnant women. I am not sure what he/she is going to strip then. ...Read more

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My period wont stop could it be bcoz of the birth control pills i started to use with it or bcoz i took pills to delay the period b4 this 18 days ?

My period wont stop could it be bcoz of the birth control pills i started to use with it or bcoz i took pills to delay the period b4 this 18 days ?

Yes it could be the birth control pills.: It is most beneficial to take birth control pills on a regular basis as prescribed. If you alter the frequency or you alter the dose you're likely going to alter the effect. That means you could be more likely to be pregnant and you could be more likely to have irregular periods. ...Read more

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Okay i was on the birth control pill and i stopped taking it because i want to get pregnant but my period wont stop is that bad or what is happening?

Okay i was on the birth control pill and i stopped taking it because i want to get pregnant but my period wont stop is that bad or what is happening?

Need more info: So you stopped the pill, got your period and it won't stop - i hope that is accurate. Take a pregnancy test to make sure that this is not an issue. Then, call your ob/gyn for a visit to examine you and consider whether an ultrasound is indicated. ...Read more

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My period won't stop. Its been almost a year. ?

My period won't stop. Its been almost a year. ?

1 year bleeding: It's certainly time to get some help. Schedule a visit with a gynecologist to figure out why you're bleeding and come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I started taking pills for contraception however my period won't stop! please give me some advice?

Flood gates open?: At age 47, you may be peri-menopausal and the cycles may be prolonged for that reason alone. However, the contraceptive pill is used to slow down or stop heavy bleeding. Since this is not working you need to see a gyn md to sort through the causes which may include a number of abnormal issues. ...Read more

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My period won't stop. I bled medium two days spotted the rest have been bleeding over two weeks. It stops but comes back.

My period won't stop. I bled medium two days spotted the rest have been bleeding over two weeks. It stops but comes back.

See GYN: Call your gynecologist tomorrow morning to get seen. If you don't have a GYN, see your family doctor or at least call them and see if they can get you into a gyn's office for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've took contraceptive pill rigevidon for a week I started taking the 2nd day of my period my period won't stop Been on for 11 days is this normal?

Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding is the most common complaint with the first package of pills. It does not indicate that there is a problem. Keep taking them at the same time every day and it should be better with the 2nd pack and gone by the third. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My period won't stop went to ER they told me to do taper method took 3 and another doctor told me to stop taking everything. Been on my period 16 days?

My period won't stop went to ER they told me to do taper method took 3 and another doctor told me to stop taking everything. Been on my period 16 days?

Prolonged menses: It is time to see a gynecologist and get checked out. If your period is getting lighter and spotty, it can be an outlier of normal, but this is quite long. Make an appointment and be sure to mention the number of days. ...Read more

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Why wont my period completely stop since after having my baby 11 months ago?

Many possibilities: Are you breast feeding? That can cause irregular bleeding. What are you using for birth control? Any other medical problems? Thyroid? Get back to your obgyn and get checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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Been on b.c. ~7 years. On azurette ~1-2 yrs. I get breakthrough bleeding once every couple months a few days before my period. Why won't it stop ?

Been on b.c. ~7 years. On azurette ~1-2 yrs. I get breakthrough bleeding once every couple months a few days before my period. Why won't it stop ?

Estrogen: Breakthrough bleeding is is usually due to an imbalance between estrogen over progesterone, and can be remedied with a change in the type of BCP your OB prescribes. You should bring this to the attention of your OB and see if you can get either a pill with less estrogen or a mini-pill with just the progestogen ingredient to correct the imbalance ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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