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Period Reset Itself
I had my period twice last january due to the reason that I also used ecp twice. Some say's that it will reset my cycle? Is it true?
I get my period during wk 3 of my pill pack (ocella) and have it for 2 weeks (light). Should I take next pill pack during wk 4 to "reset"?
No: Discuss with your prescribing doctor as you may need a different bc pill that is slightly stronger in its hormonal concentration. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is withdrawal bleeding a must after taking postinor 2? If so, how many days will it take for bleeding to happen? And does the period reset after this?
Resets next cycle: Plan B, Postinor 2, and other brands of emergency contraceptive pills can alter the menstrual cycle for the cycle in which Plan B or Postinor 2 was taken, and sometimes the next month's cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more
Bleeding 6 days after plan b, but my period isn't due for about two more weeks! Did my cycle get reset from the pill?
Transient irregular bleeding/menstrual changes is a common side effect with plan b. Plan b should not be used for regular contraception, thus please discuss with your doctor what birth control is appropriate for you. Remember to practice safe sex, use condoms.
Stay safe. ...Read more
Have cramps, can feel breakthrough bleeding coming. Messed with cycle two months ago, just had period, hoped it would reset. Honeymoon in 2 days. Help?
I took Plan B. Period isn't due for 3 weeks. If I experience withdrawal bleed from Plan B does it reset my periods or should I still expect it on time?
I'm going to take northisterone for 2 weeks to delay a period, I no I will have a withdrawal bleed but when will my next period be? Will they reset?
Don't know why: 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
PCP/Gyn: Having long periods may be a normal variant for you since I don't know what is your regular pattern however you shoud visit your PCP/Gynecologist to evaluate causes for long periods such as fibroid, endometrial thickning includying other cause that coud be serious and should be checked immediately. ...Read more
Really, only birth control pills (or ring or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iucd), can shorten periods.
Some say that taking nsaids can shorten and lighten periods, but I don't find that works as a rule. Lysteda is a new drug in the usa that is approved for lightening up heavy periods--you take it for up to 5 days---expensive! (but non-hormonal! ...Read more
Light Period: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more