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No Periods During Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Not normal: Studies show that most nonlactating women will not ovulate until 6 weeks postpartum. 70% have had return of ovulation by 12 weeks. This would then be normally followed by menstruation. 11 months is significantly longer than this timeframe, and deserves and evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
Need investigation: Most likely you are young ( age is important in assessment breast diseases ) malignancy is not the first one to think other benign causes ., clear discharge is most common cause benign fibrocystic disease , need examination radiological investigation , blood investigation ( prolactin level ) see your doctor first ...Read more
No period 1+year. Light bleeding after delivery of twins, no period 3 months after then started Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) still no period. Any risks?
Late periods (3-4 months) during this year i had 5 periods, i'm 21. Blood flow is normal during menses, no pain, hormones level are fine. Why?
Anovulatory: The most common reason women have missed or heavy periods is due to failure to ovulate. During the normal menstrual cycle, estrogen promotes growth of uterine lining. After ovulation, the ovary begins to make progesterone. If no pregnancy, progestrone falls and a cycle begins. Without ovulation, the ovary never switches to progestestrone production. The "periods" are due to irregular shedding. ...Read more
How long for menstrual cycle to after childbirths? My wife exclusively breastfeeding and child age is 9 months running but no menstrual cycle
Probably normal: Some women stop menstruating while nursing. Most will resume after 6 months of nursing. It varies. But especially at first, it is common to more irregular, crampy cycles. ...Read more
9 months postpartum. Period is on a 45 day cycle. Not breastfeeding. Not pregnant. No birth control. Thyroid levels are normal. Any ideas?
Yes.: A 45 day cycle is a normal cycle. I'm assuming, since you seemed concerned, that this is different than the cycle you had before delivery. Sometimes a thyroid test is warranted, but yours is normal. ...Read more
Is it ok if female during pregnancy ejaculate ... Is there any harmful effect on baby ?(5 month pregnant female)
Pregnancy: It is fine, just nothing too strenuous or freaky. ...Read more
5days late for period, mild cramps, no birth control ever used, bled during intercourse, recently lost a significant amount of weight. Pregnant? TTC
3months postpartum not breast feeding. No period yet. Cramping on and off for a month but no period. Reason to be concerned?
Irergular 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. If you are trying to conceive the schedule a visit. Schedule a visit to see if you are ovulating. ...Read more
Yes: There are innocent causes of bleeding like implantation bleeding and sensitive cervix, but there are also serious causes such as placental separation (abruption), placenta previa, and uterine rupture. Any vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated and explained by a physician and should not be ignored. ...Read more
Ttc from 2 months, had sex during fertile days.Still no pregnancy. Wat could be the reason. Cycles are regular but this month periods came 5 days late?
Fertility: Trying for 2 months and not conceiving may not mean much. You may need to try longer. Typically infertility is diagnosed if trying for 1 year if younger than 35 years or 6 months if older than 35 years. If there are abnormalities such as cycle irregularity, evaluation can can be initiated sooner as time may not help in these situations. Good luck. ...Read more
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