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I had anorexia from @ 25-26 yrs my period stopped 2 years. Started again @ 30 yrs. Now it goes for 10 days. Could it be hormonal? What could it be?

I had anorexia from @ 25-26 yrs my period stopped 2 years. Started again @ 30 yrs. Now it goes for 10 days. Could it be hormonal? What could it be?

It depends: It depends on several things, including whether your anorexia has resolved or not. Also, some women do not have menstrual periods on certain birth control pills. Talk with your own doctor about your personal situation -- that's the best route to finding an answer because s/he knows you, and can examine you also. ...Read more

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My girl period started, stopped, now started again heavy, same in color as normal, back pain, breakout, but now she's throwing up, what is going on?

Do urine pregnancy.: Irregular periods associated with back pain and Nausea/Vomiting can indicate several things. A lower urinary tract infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, fibroids, STD, spontaneous abortion are some of the conditions. Initial work up should include a pelvic exam, Urine pregnancy and urine dipstick And STD cultures in the office. Then if necessary blood work and pelvic U/S ...Read more

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Period started, stopped, started, stopped, started again. Why?

Period started, stopped, started, stopped, started again. Why?

Many possibilities: There can be many causes, but if you are otherwise healthy, the most common is that the hormones of your cycle were not usual this cycle. That is usually caused by infection or stress. If this is a common happening, you might want to get your female and thyroid hormones checked ...Read more

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If my period stopped early, will it start up again?

If my period stopped early, will it start up again?

Flow: Flow that you see is dependent on the amount. Transit time from your cervix to the "outside" may take up to 48 hours. So yes, it may appear to stop due to the amount and transit time, and then appear to " restart". ...Read more

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I had my period it starters then stopped then started again I toke a pregotest negative?

I had my period it starters then stopped then started again I toke a pregotest negative?

When in doubt: Just check pregnancy test again in 1 week. And if you are late and second pregnancy test was negative, check it again in 1 week. If you have 3 negatives then you can be rest assured. Most likely your hormones are in flux now and you have spotting. Wait it out for the body to readjust naturally, or see a GYN or family practitioner if not improved. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Had hysteroscopy/polypectomy/d&c 1st period started &stopped at 3 days, started again on day 5 heavy, stopped &started again day 7 heavy. Is it normal?

Had hysteroscopy/polypectomy/d&c 1st period started &stopped at 3 days, started again on day 5 heavy, stopped &started again day 7 heavy. Is it normal?

Monitor: The first cycle after hysteroscopic surgery can sometimes be a little off. It will be important to monitor you cycles over the next few months to see how they are. Also schedule a post op follow up visit to go over the pathology report from your recent surgery. ...Read more

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On birth control for over three years now. But this go round my period stopped then started a week after. What's going on?

On birth control for over three years now. But this go round my period stopped then started a week after. What's going on?

See below: You had an unusual menstrual cycle. However, unusual menstrual cycles don't necessarily mean that there's anything wrong physically. The menstrual cycle is under very delicate hormonal control, which can be influenced by things such as exercise, rapid weight change, emotional stress etc. But to be safe: see your GYN if you continue to have abnormal bleeding. SEE: http://bit. Ly/19cKee5 ...Read more

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Period stopped after 2 days, is this normal?

Period stopped after 2 days, is this normal?

Light periods: 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

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Can you please tell me the implications of a stopped period?

Can you please tell me the implications of a stopped period?

Perimenopausal?: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period stopped, then restarted three days later, should I be concerned?

Period stopped, then restarted three days later, should I be concerned?

Can be normal: There can be variations in a woman's menstrual cycle that are considered normal and not to alarm about. If these changes become consistent and constant, then evaluation with a provider can shed some light on a problem. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 19 period stopped! Is it because of my diet?

What do you suggest if I am 19 period stopped! Is it because of my diet?

Period could stop: Due to rapid weight loss, low BMI or over-exercising. That might be a cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my 2 week period that stopped and restarted two times?

What are the causes of my 2 week period that stopped and restarted two times?

Be sure not pregnant: There are several possible causes. The most important is to be certain that it doesn't have something to do with pregnancy. Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate, especially if first morning urine is used. Other causes include infections, polyps, thyroid disease and others. ...Read more

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Period week early stopped after 5 days then came back and hasn't gone away what's wrong with me?

Period week early stopped after 5 days then came back and hasn't gone away what's wrong with me?

See your doctor!: There are numerous possible causes for this. Your doctor needs to see you and will probably need to do a pelvic exam and possibly some lab work to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Period 6 days late. Started light (for me.) Stopped in 2 days. Normally regular and very heavy for 5 or 6 days?

Period 6 days late. Started light (for me.) Stopped in 2 days. Normally regular and very heavy for 5 or 6 days?

Light/late period.: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause & implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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What age should a woman's period be stopped. Over completely. I'm 53 soon and has a mental cycle every month.?

What age should a woman's period be stopped. Over completely. I'm 53 soon and has a mental cycle every month.?

Wide range: Entering menopause generally happens for most women between their mid to late 40's- mid 50's. Many times you will likely enter menopause around the same age as when your mother did. It is very important to continue to see your doctor for routine pap smears and female exams. ...Read more

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I just got off a 17 day period. I stopped for 2 days and now I'm on again. It gets heavier when I work. What could cause this?

I just got off a 17 day period. I stopped for 2 days and now I'm on again. It gets heavier when I work. What could cause this?

Plan: GYN can answer on this question after examination. Please, make appointment with doctor because this is too much bleeding, and you may become anemic. ...Read more

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Period has been light. Normally lasts 7 days. This time three, stopped and started again. Now it's stopped again. What does this mean?

Period has been light. Normally lasts 7 days. This time three, stopped and started again. Now it's stopped again. What does this mean?

Sometimes it happens: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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Can a period be stopped as I'm going overseas and don't want the fuss. Are there pills or injection to help? How soon should I take them?

Can a period be stopped as I'm going overseas and don't want the fuss. Are there pills or injection to help? How soon should I take them?

Depo or mirena (levonorgestrel): The Depo-Provera shot is every 3 months and generally people have minimal bleeding. Another one is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD it is good for 5 years and people tend to have little to no periods as well. See your doctor for your best option. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have period two weeks in a row? It started then stopped for like a day or a little less. That was on day 4 I think.

What does it mean if I have period two weeks in a row? It started then stopped for like a day or a little less. That was on day 4 I think.

Common problem: 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

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What does it mean when you have a very light pink period only when wipe for one day then it stop and started very light the next day than stopped?

See you doctor: Most often this can happen at the beginning of you cycle, as your uterus begins to shed the lining. Would suggest discussing with your doctor to make sure there are no issues to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Had period for 2days then stopped for over a week started again for about 4days then stopped yesterday and started again in the morning. Somethinwrong?

Had period for 2days then stopped for over a week started again for about 4days then stopped yesterday and started again in the morning. Somethinwrong?

Hormones off: Having an irregular cycle, in which the bleeding starts, stops and restarts, sounds like something was off in the hormones this cycle. If cycles are usually regular, it will likely go back to normal next cycle. Cycles can be off due to stress, thyroid issues, weight gain or loss, or possible pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period started on the 04/17/2014 it lasted for five days then its stopped for two days then started again 04/24/2014 for another 3days is this normal?

Period started on the 04/17/2014 it lasted for five days then its stopped for two days then started again 04/24/2014 for another 3days is this normal?

No, not normal: There are a variety of possibilities for irregular bleeding which is hard to address w/o more details; some common reasons are varying hormone levels, seen in times of stress, fluctuating weight, or irregularly taken birth control pills. There are other reasons as well; if you are irregular for another month, seek a medical exam. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My period started, then it stopped. Why did this happen?

My period started, then it stopped. Why did this happen?

Reasons: 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