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Prolonged Menstrual Bleeding Causes
Causes of prolonged menstrual bleeding (3 mos)? Cycle has been very light, brief (36-48 hrs) & rare (8-12 mos) for over 10 years. 32. No children.
Irregular periods: Having periods that are rare with sometimes several months between them may be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome aka (pcos) . On the other hand your current 3 months of bleeding require a proper work up. You should a complete blood count to check for anemia and an ultrasound to check for anatomical abnormalities. In short, it is time to see an obgyn. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Can stress cause excessive/prolonged menstrual bleeding? I gave birth a year ago and my period seem to be longer than my usual cycle. Lots of pain.
AUB: A variety of things from irregular ovulation, to low platelets, fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis and the perimenopause. Because of the variety of issues possible, its best to discuss with your provider what he/she thinks is the cause. If you're done having children, you may be an ablation candidate. ...Read more
Hormone: Imbalances.Get a more detailed answer ›
As far as I know: NoneGet a more detailed answer ›
NO: Vitamin B12 is extremely safe and has no known toxicity. There is no known association with menstruation. See http://www.Crnusa.Org/safetypdfs/013crnsafetyvitaminb12.Pdf if you have heavy bleeding B12 (along with iron & folic acid) will help you make new blood cells. Irregular heavy bleeding may be caused by fibroid tumors or other imbalances and should be evaluated by a gynecologist. ...Read more
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