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No Periods After Taking Progesterone
How long after taking progesterone pills does a period start? I'm going on 15 days since last pill with no period.
Nature: When your ovary release an egg it contains something called a corpus luteum cyst. This produces Progesterone as it waits for ovulation. The corpus luteum dies if it is not fertilized. This stops the Progesterone production. The drop in progestestone destabilizes the lining of the uterus called the endometrium leading to your menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Dr upped progesterone to 200mg 10days month period very light but lasted 6 days instead of 4 is this normal?
Could be but: It could be but please let your doctor know. Keep communication chanel open with your prescribing doctor, always... Good luck! ...Read more
What is the normal range for the amount of time it takes to start a period after your last progesterone pill?
3-10 days: With adequate estrogen effect & at least 7 days of Progesterone use, you should see a withdrawal bleed within 3-10 days. If not, you need to discuss this with your doc. To prevent hyperplasia, you may need a longer course (10 days). For synchronizing your lining, you may need a higher dose and/or estrogen supplementation. ...Read more
Getting bleeding like a period and its 5 day after ET. Should I be concerned? ICSI with 1 ET and taking progesterone 1 in evening and age 36
Taking 100mg progesterone cream days 14-28, usually start day 29, 3rd month with cream now at day 48 no period and neg. PT. Stop or continue cream?
I would ask: Your prescribing doctor on this, and not take online advice - hard to know the best next step without an exam and some medical history. ...Read more
42yrold taking progesterone 200mg cycle days 1-14. 400mg-days 15-28 & dhea 50mg-from compounding pharmacy. What do I take when period begins on day26?
Your GYN should: Make adjustments on your meds dose based on your symptoms. You are close to menopause thus irregularity in menstrual interval and infrequent menses is common. Have your annual gyn pelvic exam. Take care! Http://ezinearticles. Com/? 10-natural-tips-for-menopause-symptom-relief&id=572138. ...Read more
On a 10-day progesterone med to start my period and should get it w/in 5 days after last pill. Just got my period on day 3. Do I keep taking the meds?
Yes: When I give my patients Progesterone to bring on a period I recommend that they finish the pills, even if the period starts while still taking the medication. Taking all the pills makes it more likely that the medication will cause all the lining of the uterus to shed appropriately. ...Read more
It depends: If you have had abnormally prolonged bleeding, Progesterone may stop the bleeding in many cases. Prolonged Progesterone treatment (like with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud) may prevent periods. However, if you do not ovulate on your own and miss a period for several months, Progesterone can start your period. It is best to review your particular situation with your doctor. ...Read more
Sure: You can take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) tablets 10 mg daily for 10 days from Day 16 to Day 25 of your cycle, or you can take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 20mg daily day 21 to Day 25 of your cycle. You can also just get a Progesterone injection at the doctor's office. You can also use natural Progesterone in 100mg or 200mg doses just like Provera (medroxyprogesterone). You can also use suppositories or a vaginal gel or cream. ...Read more
If my e2 is low after progesterone use. I stopped it over two weeks ago. How long till it builds up enough to have a period?
Never know: The factors affecting your hormones/periods are very complex and prevent anyone from guessing when your period will come. As a guideline though, see your doc if 3 mos go by with no period. ...Read more
How do I know if I am, or would be, menopausal if I have artificially induced a period during the past year with progesterone?
About 7 days or less: Probably if not see your gyn. Dr. ...Read more
Taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) 10 days a month will period start a few days after last pill even though not due yet?
Usually, yes: We would call this withdrawl bleeding.Get a more detailed answer ›
I still have heavy flooding periods each month. Had new mireana fitted and doc recommend taking progesterone as well, why is this?
Is workup complete?:
In a 52 year old with heavy periods that are poorly controlled, a review of the workup should reveal:
1. A well documented history of the bleeding
2. A well documented exam of the uterus
3. An ultrasound
4. Labs, including CBC and tsh
5. Definitely an endometrial biopsy
6. Possibly a sonohysterogram to rule out polyps
if this is all normal, and nothing is working, consider an ablation. ...Read more
Hello, I started taking Sprintec last month, but I've now been on my period for 20 days. Progesterone isn't helping either. Should I be concerned?
Not concerning: Whenever starting birth control pills (BCPs), a woman can experience irregular spotting for the first 3-6 months. It's the number 1 reason women discontinue them. BCPs are progesterone dominant. Taking more progesterone is likely to make the spotting worse. If anything, you could try taking extra estrogen to help balance that out. Forms of BCPs with higher estrogen amounts cause less bleeding ...Read more
I've been taking 400mg of progesterone for 10 days and I stopped it on the 8th. When will I get my period? I have missed my period for 4 months now.
Possibly: Whether or not this is a reasonable plan would depend upon several aspects of your current situation. Such as, might you be pregnant? Are you already on birth control pills? ...Read more
I haven't had period for 6 months. Will taking progesterone induce my period? Will I ovulate after?
Progesterone plays a very important role during your periods. It stabilizes the endometrium and plays a role in decreasing the risk of endometrial cancer.
Progesterone is produced with ovulation so anovulatory cycles increases your risk of endometrial cancer. Also a very important hormone in maintaining pregnancy as well. ...Read more
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