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Natural Ways To Stop Period Bleeding
I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If I don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?
Prolonged periods: Should be treated according to cause. Presuming that homonal imbalance is a cause, and that you are not interested in birth control, using Progesterone 100 mg. Orally day 15 to 24 of cycle for 3 mo usually will take care of it. Progesterone is natural like hormone derived from plats. ...Read more
Have made a doctor's appointment, but they cannot see for a month. Are there natural ways to reduce this period bleeding?
Are there any non-hormonal ways to stop my period? I tried birth control but had severe reactions to my mood and nonstop bleeding.
Stopping periods: Unfortunately at your age, there is no way to guarantee no periods without major surgery. There are however many options to at least decrease if not make it stop temporarily. If you've only tried birth control pills there are even other hormonal options that may work for you without the negative side effects. I would see an obgyn. ...Read more
I had my period a week and a half ago and now I have started again and it's heavy floa and I'm clotting extemely. I'm just concerned bc I don't think I can go to a doctor until the bleeding stops. I have irregular periods any ways but never had two pe
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and your pattern may fall in that spectrum. A few things to consider: Take oral iron and multivitamin to avoid anemia. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
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Endocrinology: The absence of a fertilized egg tells the lining of your womb to expel the lining (a period).It only takes a few days to do this. ...Read more
Bleeding: Bleeding between menses can be a signal of a problem. Especially, if you are also having regular monthly menses. I would recommend an evaluation with your ob/gyn. While this should not cause alarm this can be caused by irregular hormone levels, a mass in the uterus, pregnancy, or bleeding disorder. ...Read more
Is it normal to have regular bleeding for 3 days of a period then stop bleeding than start regular bleeding again a day later?
Not, but possible: I would not say it was normal, but is not unusual for the periods to be slightly abnormal on occasion. If it keeps happening, you need to see your GYN for evaluation. ...Read more
Is there anything I can do to stop or slow down my wife's period. She has been bleeding for weeks and has pain. Won't go to the dr unless it stops?
Evaluation: She needs to see a doctor sooner than later and if she has any other symptoms she needs to see a doctor immediately. A definitive diagnosis will be made and treatment initiated. This will give her comfort. Pls encourage her to seek medical care. ...Read more
Had Endomitrial Abltion 6 wks ago and after 3 weeks had no flow/period. Now, after 4 wks I can't stop bleeding and period is heaviest and not ending!
See your doctor: You should be checked to determine if there is some problem causing the continual bleeding. Good luck! ...Read more
I m 44 years old I was taking LD pill but about in 15th day from startin period bleeding again start and after 2days I stop eating pills and aafter4days I have severe bleeding now I don t know what I do?
See your doctor: If your bleeding is severe, you should visit your doctor without delay. He/she can give you medication to stop your bleeding and normalize your cycles. ...Read more
Cycle control: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more
Pregnancy or other: If you normally get regular cycles, but then have a cycle where you do not stop bleeding, the first thing to rule out is pregnancy. After this is ruled out, the possibilities might include physiologic changes (pcos, thyroid disease) or anatomic changes (polyps, fibroids). Check with your doctor! ...Read more
Yes: If your period continues as per usual, then this is most likely okay, and just a fluke. Keep an eye on it for the next time around and if you're still concerned, discuss with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
Wanted to stop period for bday. Took next pk of pills. Still started. Still bleeding. Will period start after this last pack. Want to stop bleeding
Period: I would consult with your physician prior to changing how you are taking your birth control pills. The outcome of bleeding vs. No bleeding can vary with many factors including dosing, type of birth control pill, recent cycle history, etc. ...Read more
I had period for 6 days, usually its 7/8 days. 5 days later It came back. Have been bleeding for 12 days & clots and appears its not gonna stop soon?
Uterine bleeding?: What you describe is possibly dysfunctional uterine bleeding. You need to see PMD (if he is comfy with assessing hormonal profile and GYN exam/eval.) or better GYN specialist. I'd advise not to delay visit. Ongoing bleeding may cause additional problems on top of the one you already have. ...Read more
Began period on 3/12 should stop 3/17 however I had light bleeding all the way to 3/24 where it turned into a full heavy period like cycle. Whts wrong?
Not normal: Bleeding in excess of your periods is not considered normal. However in a young and otherwise healthy woman who has never had this before, I'm not very worried. As long as your pregnancy test is negative, I would not pursue it unless it happens again. At that point I would see your gynecologist for an evaluation. Irregular bleeding can be from polyps, fibroids, infections, or hormone changes. ...Read more
Haven't had a period in 4 months but randomly bleeding mostly after a shower then stops again, had tests so far everything looking healthy apparently?
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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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
Abnormal bleeding: Unscheduled uterine bleeding can be very worrisome sometimes. Things physicians must rule out for a patient your age are: pregnancy, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Rarely endometrial and cervical malignancies can be seen although they are rare for you age group. Your actual weight can also have an influence in all this. ...Read more
Please see your: Gyn there are meds that can be perscribed under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more
Menstruation: Menstrual irregularities have a myriad of causes. It is not unusual in the younger age group when the hormone levels are not yet stable. Medications as contraceptives can cause it. Pregnancy, tumors in the uterus, etc. A thorough history and physical examination will help determine the specific cause. ...Read more
No: The counter pressure of the water, may slow the outflow, but the passage of blood from the uterus does not stop from immersion in water. ...Read more
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