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Period Hormone Imbalance
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Does it help you to get pregnant? I'm 27 & have regular period , hormone imbalance and pcos. Been ttc 4 8mths. Is this the best action to go?
Not Provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you are having regular periods, meaning say every month between 26-32 days, Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will not help you at all (in fact taking it will likely make your regularity worse.) if you have regular cycles i also highly doubt that pcos is a correct diagnosis, since irregular periods are part of the diagnosis. ...Read more
I was 1 day late on my period and than had a few spots and now only have one spot after wiping from peeing, could this be my period or a hormone imbalance? I have been trying to get pregnant with not even a pregnancy scare. I have been pregnant 8 times, 5
Pregnancy test: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. What you described does not sound like a menstrual bleed. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If the result is negative, repeat the test in 3-4 days, if you do not get a period by then. Alternatively you could see your doctor for a blood test, which should be positive now if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Have PCOS but been regular +1 year. 3 weeks of yellow sticky odorless and painless discharge, and now late period. Stress?Pregnant?Hormone imbalance?
GYN: You will need a GYN exam and a culture of the discharge: if sexually active get screened for STDs. ...Read more
Could this be why I am not pregnant? For almost 2 years my doctor had me taking continuous birth control to stop period and help with hormone imbalance. I have been off birth control completely for about 4 months now and am still not pregnant. Could tak
Contraceptive pill: Ovulation and periods might not resume immediately after stopping pill . It might be worth doing bloods to see ovulation is occurring or not and try to find cause for your initial hormone imbalance ( it can be very difficult to make a diagnosis ) . See doctor for bloods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everytime I have my period, I am always bound to have bumpy pimples around my face. Is it due to hormonal imbalance? Please advice me some vitamins to control it.
Generally, yes.: It's not typical to have no periods at age 17. An evaluation with a board certified endocrinologist or reproductive endocrinologist is warranted. ...Read more
I havd not have my period in over a year. All i get is spotting every few months. I also have a hormone imbalance. What can i do to regulate my period?
Period has changed from heavy to light what's happening? Does this sound like hormone imbalance too much testoserone in a teenage girl?
I sometimes experience very light brown spotting in the 2-3 days before my period is to start. Normal or a sign of a possible hormone imbalance?
Taken plan B 2 months ago. I had my period once after taken plan B. But is it still possible to cause hormone imbalance until now? 3 neg hpt.
No: No, with the resumption of your period Mother Nature has "reset" your cycle back to normal for you. ...Read more
I have had my period for about a month, with cramping and clots, I think I might have a hormone imbalance?
I started my period yesterday but my breasts are still sore. Usually as soon as my period starts they stop being sore. Do I have a hormone imbalance?
I have just recently started birth control due to a hormone imbalance, my periods would become lighter you think?
Wife sudden personality change in few months during which return of periods weaning off baby after 2 yrs breastfeeding could it be hormone imbalance?
I havent had my periods in a while. Doctor said I have hormone imbalance, but as a transgender youth, I really don't want my cycle. Can this harm me?
Depends: Are you taking T? If so, suppression is expected. If not, ask more about this "imbalance." PCOS, infrequent ovulation, etc can all caused missed periods, but have different health risks and treatment. Meanwhile, if you are considering medical transition (hormones), try Planned Parenthood. They offer trans* care & care for menstrual issues. They may help for all concerns you mention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having period irregularities for a couple of months, I am soaking a super tampon every 11/2 hours. Is this hormonal imbalance?
Possibly: The treatment for hormone imbalance is hormones.... So you might consider trying birth control to see if it lightens and helps regulate your cycle. Most women find it to be very helpful in terms of addressing these issues. Speak with your doctor or clinic for advice. I typically start pts out on low-dose, 20mcg estrogen as a first line. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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