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Perimenopause And My Period
Spotting a week before my period and now 3days late on period. Could the spotting been my period even though my periods are regular and heavy?
Yes: It's possible that there was some variation in your cycle this month. I would want you to take a pregnancy test as well. If periods are usually normal, then likely a hormonal variation. If continues you may want to talk to md about birth control to help regulate cycle. Hope that answers your question, be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I just finished my period 4 days ago..why are my areola's bigger and veiny? My period was lighter and shorter (2-4 days) and spotty. Help!?!
Possible: If your period was abnormal and you have been having unprotected intercourse, pregnancy is a possibility. To know for sure, do a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. If it is still negative, pregnancy is not the cause of your breast changes and it is unlikely that breast cancer would cause bilateral changes. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My period ended last week and I'm on birth control and me and my bf had sex last night and I started bleeding light and it's turning into my period?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Hormonal Acne: Women sometimes experience an increase in acne eruptions in the week preceding their menstrual period. Researchers are not exactly sure why, but they agree that it is related to hormonal changes during the cycle. Doctors sometimes prescribe birth control pills as a treatment because these drugs block androgens and lower testosterone. ...Read more
Sexually active? If: So, then take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
I started spotting on cycle day 14 and again cycle day 19-22. I have cramps just the same as my period. Am i on my period? My cycle is usually 35 days
I took emergency contraceptives and had bleeding during my ovulation but now im late on my period. I have irregular cycle?
Home Preg Test: Best to do home pregnancy test on first morning urine. If neg, repeat in 7-10 days. If both neg, unlikely you are pregnant. Emergency contraception can mess up your menstrual cycle. If preg tests neg, wait until next cycle should start. If no period within a week of when is should start, see your gyn provider. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Had been spotting a week after my period and the whole month passed by and me period is late when my cycle is regular, no preg. symptoms exct bloating?
Bloating caused by..: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding significant pathology. ...Read more
If can get pregnant 18days after my period? My period starting date 7/7/2017 to 10/7/2017.The period 2nd day i had sex with my husband.18th july starting my stomach is very painfull.
Hmmm....: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
What causes cramps and spotting after heavy exercise? I'm midway through my cycle and shouldn't start my period for another 2 weeks.
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). Be patient and see if it cont ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods and excessive menstrual bleeding and my period last a month or more than.
Schedule follow up: 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. Ask for thyroid and pcos testing. 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
I am having bad cramps, sore breasts, and brown blood during my period on the third day and on BC pills..is this a normal period?
Second month on HRT and I am getting heavy bleeding and painful menstrual cramps. Is this normal? I used to get bad periods before menopause started.
Yes and no: Yes this is a common side effect, but say "no" to it if you can't tolerate, and you 'd better consult your physician to either adjust the dose, add a diff. Med to it, change it to a different form, or any better solutions. ...Read more
Many reasons: At 20 there are many reasons for the menstrual period to be late. The most common is simply hormonal changes including pregnancy. Certainly check a pregnancy test. Spotting is very common at the end of normal menses, early or threatened pregnancy, or infections or cancer of the vagina or cervix. If it persists or other symptoms start check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 18 days late on my period and have cramps and bloating sum breast tendernes and stikl no period?
last month my period end 3days,this month period came early and end 3 days and with cramps and lower abdominal pain n feeling full Last TTC 1aug. Why?
I had my last period on 17/8/2013 and stil i didn't get my period.. And before the last period also i missed two periods.
Unanswerable: According to your question your last period was five days ago. I do not understand the problem if you just had a normal period. ...Read more
My period came early and I always have regular cycles. Well I stopped bleeding for two days then I find spotting in my vaginal discharge. Help?
Check pregnancy and: Periods may become occasionally irregular and sometime mid cycle spotting around ovulation happen .But if you were sexually active and not using protection always check pregnancy test. If any odd discharge it is important to get screened for possible STD or other vaginal infection. Always better to be safe.See your doctor. ...Read more
I was 5 days late with my period, sore left boob, and sharp cramping near my uterus. Me and my boyfriend had sex my fertile and ovulated days. Could I?
May be pregnant: May be pregnant. However that would not explain sharp pelvic pain. Implantation may cause mild very brief pain. I suggest doing a urine pregnancy test, and if negative repeat the test in one week. If the pelvic pain continues see your physician. If the pain is severe go ER. ...Read more
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