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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?

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

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Have made a doctor's appointment, but they cannot see for a month. Are there natural ways to reduce this period bleeding?

Have made a doctor's appointment, but they cannot see for a month. Are there natural ways to reduce this period bleeding?

Not Acceptable!: Find another doctor. Menstral bleeding when severe, can lead to severe anemia which could be potentially serious.. ...Read more

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I have fibroids. What natural ways can I reduce bleeding during my period?

I don't: Really know of any natural ways. But, fibroids are rarely associated with bleeding unless they are submucosal meaning they sit directly under the blood lining of the uterine cavity. I would need more info to help give more guidance ...Read more

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Are there any non-hormonal ways to stop my period? I tried birth control but had severe reactions to my mood and nonstop 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

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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

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

Hormonal imbalance: 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
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How to stop period after a month of bleeding!?

How to stop period after a month of bleeding!?

Bleeding: Seek medical attention ASAP. This is not normal and we also don't have any information about your medical history. ...Read more

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How does a period stop bleeding? Why does it just stop on that day?

How does a period stop bleeding? Why does it just stop on that day?

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

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Is there anyway to stop or slowdown bleeding between manstral period?

Is there anyway to stop or slowdown bleeding between manstral period?

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

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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

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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?

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

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How to stop the bleeding during period?

How to stop the bleeding during period?

Ibuprofen: If it's a true period, it's hard to stop once it starts. Using high dose of Ibuprofen may slow it down. Dose used in 800mg 3x daily for up to 3 days with food. If bleeding is from another cause then a normal cycle, other treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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Can you stop your period once you have started bleeding?

Can you stop your period once you have started bleeding?

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

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What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

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

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If I stop bleeding on 3rd day of period then start again after 12 hours it is ok?

If I stop bleeding on 3rd day of period then start again after 12 hours it is ok?

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

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Can you tell me how I can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Can you tell me how I can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Medications: Given your age, you are likely to experience irregular bleeding as you approach menopause. See your GYN doc for help on this matter. They can prescribe medications to regular your period.
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Taking pill continuously without washout week. I'm on 4th package. I got period 2 weeks ago. Still bleeding. Small amount. Red. How can I stop?

Patience: Sometimes stress can cause breakthrough bleeding, or perhaps a missed pill or two is enough to cause a hormone surge to grow enough endometrium to stuff off as a small period. Just always be prepared with panty liners even when taking pills straight through. ...Read more

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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

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