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Period Back Wondering
Up to 4-6 weeks:
Peth testing a sensitive test to detect excess alcohol intake or binge for up 4- 6 weeks.
This test check a chemical that is produced by the red blood cells in response to alcohol
The threshold for positive Peth test varies but can be around 1000 gram of alcohol over 3 weeks, or 50 gram per day ...Read more
Makes no sense.: What does having an irregular period have to do with cheating? Tell your boyfriend that your cycle has nothing to do with fidelity. ...Read more
Variation: Much of it occurs based on normal variations of how the blood is expelled. Doing it in the manner you describe is common and doesn't mean there is a problem. ...Read more
Normal: Little pauses during a period can be normal. Some of the lining in your uterus just may have not quite been ready to release yet. Rest easy. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have period like pains when I lie on my right side but not when I lie on my left side or my back?
What does it mean when you period starts and last for several days. It stop for a day and then starts back up??
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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Period was early last month and started on the 9th when the month before it started on the 20th. Will it go back to normal this month?
Possibly..: Hard to say for sure though. You're still of the younger age group where periods can be a bit unpredictable in terms of how long your cycles are, how long the bleeding is, and when exactly you do start to bleed. Don't be too alarmed if it doesn't come exactly when you expect it to. ...Read more
47 yr female put on pill to stop period I had for over 3 wks. It worked for a few months now it’s back for over 1 1/2 weeks. Now what?
Ultrasound: Or hysteroscope to check the uterine lining. Possible D&C to sample and reset the uterine lining. ...Read more
My girlfriends period is almost 2 months late, but all 3 tests she did came back negative. Nothings changed but she's not getting it. What's wrong????
Gyn check is best: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
I'm 47 years old, I went without a period for almost 14 months. It came back on August 9, 2014. Stopped for a couple days started back and hasn't stop?
Premenopause.: Anovulatory cycles for 14 months with anopposed estrogen thickened the thickness of the endometrium. When finally when you had your period it is heavy because of the thickened endometrium. See a gynecologist who can stop your bleeding with hormonal manipulations or other means. ...Read more
Just got period back. I'm tryin 2 find my oday. My last 1 started the26-29 of nov I don't know if I hve 28day thing. My calender says it was the 10th is it right?
Short answer: Yes. But another question for your medical or OB gyn doctor is how soon. ...Read more
That is possible.: Cramping can involve abdomen, pelvis and back. ...Read more
Not unusual: Menstrual irregularities occur with some frequency. As long as they are not accompanied by other symptoms, they clear with time and do not become chronic affairs it is unlikely to be anything severe. If it continues, or your anxiety over this is severe, see a gynecologist for exam and reassurance. ...Read more
Depo/OCP and menses: Using the Depo-Provera shot and ocp can make the lining thin. Both are hormones and the Depo-Provera shot lasts up to 3 months. In some patients, it may take a while until your body adjusts back to normal. If you are very thin and/or very athletic, it may cause further delay for return of your cycles as well. Since it's been a year, I would see your doctor to make sure there isn't something else happening. ...Read more
No, but can: Happen if hormones are imbalanced.Get a more detailed answer ›
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. 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
Need Gynecology Eval: Vaginal bleeding is not always your menstrual peiod. Sometimes women get miscarriages that happen about the time that they expect their periods. Also, there are a lot of conditions that can develop in the uterus that can cause bleeding such as fibroids, uterine polyps, cancer, infections, etc. Your sister should go and see her pcp or a gynecologist for an evaluation of her vaginal bleeding. ...Read more
NO.: Normal periods are between 2 and 7 days every 21 - 35 days. If you are bleeding more frequently than this you should see a doctor. ...Read more
See your gynecologis: A 10 day period is abnormal & should be investigated! ...Read more
What does it mean when you have your period for five days and stop for two days then get back on?
I work in the it field and I sit down for a long period of time, would that cause back pains later?
Yes, it can: You need to make sure that you have good posture and an ergonomic chair and work environment. You should see a posture specialist, good chiropractor, or D.O. Who can help! ...Read more