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31yr heavy irregular periods, acne, crave food&depressed 2 weeks b4 period, weight issues, period every 18-20days.Whats a good contraceptive pill to help?

31yr heavy irregular periods, acne, crave food&depressed 2 weeks b4 period, weight issues, period every 18-20days.Whats a good contraceptive pill to help?

Any of them: You need to check with your doctor, but any 35 microgram combination pill (contains estrogen and progesterone) is appropriate, assuming that you do not have a history of blood clots, migraines, high blood pressure or other contraindications to their use. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles, enlarged breast, missed period, weight gain, extreme tiredness. What could this be?

Swollen ankles, enlarged breast, missed period, weight gain, extreme tiredness. What could this be?

Many symptoms: Start by going as soon as possible to a gynecologist. Most things can be taken care of there but if not a referral will be advised. ...Read more

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Does not having a period put weight on you?

Does not having a period put weight on you?

Not by itself: Not having regular periods and gaining weight may be related to pcos: polycystic ovary syndrome. Some laboratory tests and possibly an ultrasound can help determine this. But not having a period does not by itself lead to weight gain. ...Read more

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Could a late period cause weight gain.

Could a late period cause weight gain.

If accompanied by: Fluid retention then yes. 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 med problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. If sexually active - take hpt. ...Read more

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How do I correct hormonal imbalance in my body.I have irregular period & excess weight?

How do I correct hormonal imbalance in my body.I have irregular period & excess weight?

Need a diagnosis: Have you always been irregular or is it new? It could be pcos or another cause of irregular cycles including low egg supply, thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues. To find the cause you need some blood tests including estradiol, fsh, lh, amh, tsh, prolactin, testosterone and dheas hormones, a pelvic ultrasound scan, and diabetes screening. See your ob/gyn, or a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex in october; no period november; spotted for 15 days in december; no period january; no period february; weight gain; ---utest --btest?

Unprotected sex in october; no period november; spotted for 15 days in december; no period january; no period february; weight gain; ---utest --btest?

Urgent Test Needed: Please do a test. Any test. If you are this far along in your pregnancy you are putting your health and the baby's health at risk by not getting good prenatal care. Please do a test today or go see your gynecologist today. ...Read more