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My Wife Got A Monthly Period Problem
I want to ask if there is problem on my monthly period because a year past my monthly period is regular, but now it just 2 days a month..?
Regular intervals : The number of days a woman bleeds varies widely from person to person. What is important is the interval between one to the other. If you are having an episode of bleeding every 21-35 days then you are normal. ...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
Im so glad that I have this app.My problem is i stop my monthly period of more than 5months from now?Im 42 & have 3sons.Preg.Test done.Result.Neg.
Hi, i'm having a problem with my monthly period. I been having my period for 9 days. And on the 11th day, i can still see red patches. Why is it?
Not normal : Bleeding for 9-11 days is not usual for anyone . You have to be checked out to rule out a cyst on the ovary, a pregnancy (if you have been sexually active), occasionally a polyp can cause this too . All of this is treatable, please seek advice of a gynecologist and get your hemoglobin checked too. ...Read more
Hello there! I have a problem experiencing brown blood cramps almost 1 week. My last day of monthly period was December 3 2014 . I am also irregula?
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
Wat is wrong with my menstrual cycle I've got a problem with my period i only have one every 2-3 months and when I do it only lasts 2-4 days but now after 3 months since my last I am on it again and its been going for a week and a half im worried what is
Menstrual : Menstrual irregularities are fairly common. You are likely dealing with anovulation, which is the absence of ovulation, thus causing abnormal bleeding. Causes of anovulation are extreme exercise, hormonal changes (thyroid issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hyperprolactinemia), fluctuations in weight (increase or decrease), stress/anxiety. You should have an evaluation by your primary care provider or gynecologist. Birth control pills can help stabilize your cycle. Discuss this option with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
My wife has missed her period does not have a set date for her monthly period can she be pregnant?
I have thyroid problems/issues, and ever since i can't get my monthly period. It's been 9 months now due april 5th missed what should I do?
Thyroid imbalance: Can definitely impact your period. Hopefully, you are seeing your pcp or and endocrinologist who is managing your thyroid medicines. Once your thyroid has gotten back in balance, your periods will likely return. If not, see your gyn for evaluation. ...Read more
My wife has migrenes 2 times a month that usually occur during pms, monthly period or during ovulation.Can she prevent them? She is on propanolol.
My wife just finish her monthly period, but this time she saw like a coffe like mucus in her kotex the last days of her period, could she be pregnant?
Not likely: It is more likely that the coffee colored material is old blood. Blood turns brownish in color so you might see that towards the end of a period. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between an irregular period and a problem with your menstrual cycle?
During my monthly period i got only blood spotting i tried to drink vitamins with iron but it never work, its 2months the same problem already?
I'm having irregular menstrual cycle. I'm having my period about every 2 months what is the problem mentioning that my sister has polycystic ovaries?
I have a very long menstrual cycle and short periods, is this a problem when I want to get pregnant?
Yes: It may indicate an underlying problem with the ovaries or the hormones produced. It may actually indicate that the ovaries are not producing as many eggs which in turn leads to lower hormone values. Or it may represent something else entirely. But better to have evaluated now to know exactly what is going on and how it could affect fertility. ...Read more
Depends: If you are not on hormonal contraception, then there is 'utility' to the monthly period - because it sheds ('cleans out') the thickened endometrium that has been prepared by ones hormones in preparation to receive a fertilized egg (in case of conception). If you don't have monthly period - there can be an increased risk of endometrial cancer. ...Read more
Many things.: Not ovulating during every cycle can cause irregular periods. This is is common in teens as their systems mature, but may also occur in adults. Excessive exercise, stress & eating disorders can also throw periods off, as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian or adrenal tumors, thyroid dysfunction, or too much prolactin. Spotting between periods is commonly caused by infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That depends: That depends are you looking to see if she's pregnant or not pregnant ...Read more
No: Because the months have a varying number of days, would anticipate variation in dates. ...Read more