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Doctor insights on: Recurring Menstrual Irregularities

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What causes menstrual irregularities?

What causes menstrual irregularities?

Irregular: Irregularity are most commonly caused by hormonal problems. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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What causes irregular menstrual cycle?

What causes irregular menstrual cycle?

Anovulatory cycle: Irregular menses is very common in young women. Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anovulatory_cycle for info re anovulatory cycle as cause of irregular menses. Hormonal birth control pills can be used to regulate menses but they don't prevent sexually transmitted diseases. You'll need to make your partners wear condoms each & every time to lower infection risk. ...Read more

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Abrupt menstrual problem?

Re-ask.: I am sorry but there isn't enough info provided to give a helpful response. Try reasking the questions with any pertinent details. ...Read more

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Can heavy irregular menstrual cycles cause memory problems?

Should not cause: That unless you are losing so much blood that you would be so severe anemic and not getting enough blood to the brain which would be extremely rare , you need to be evaluated for other causes of memory loss, please see a neurologist for that and you need to see your gyn to treat the irregular heavy period, no reason to suffer with that. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle changes with birth control?

Menstrual cycle changes with birth control?

Absolutely: Hello Lori, When ladies complain of heavy vaginal bleeding, anemia, passing clots, irregular periods and pain with periods, we very often prescribe birth control. The pill was first used for contraception then we noted the cycle-control side effects. Now we also use Depo-Provera, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Nexplanon etc. ...Read more

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Does fibroid cause menstrual irregularity?

Does fibroid cause menstrual irregularity?

Quite possible: When periods become irregular, it may be a change in your hormones or a change in the physical configuration of your uterus, which might be fibroids or a polyp. A sonohysterogram is an ultrasound with fluid in the uterus that can help determine if there are polyps or fibroids in the cavity. ...Read more

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Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Whats abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Heavy, unpredictable: Generally speaking, anything that's out of the "ordinary.". Heavier menses that is consistent (e.g. More than about 3 months straight), bleeding in between cycles in the absence of hormonal manipulation and bleeding after sex are some examples. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods a common problem?

Are irregular periods a common problem?

Very common : 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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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Can weather change menstrual cycle?

Can weather change menstrual cycle?

Women's bodies: Just about anything can play a role in altering the time frame and character of our menses. Most strange ones are rare and unpredictable and weather change would be one of those. But it could happen especially if you have a big emotional thing about the season. It is more likely to be something else, do a test. See a doctor or wait - if it is just a few days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can having irregular menstrual periods cause infertility?

Sometimes: It depends on why you have irregular periods. Of the cause is that you are not ovulating you will have trouble getting pregnant. Off you keep a calander you may discover tat you are more regular tan is obvious ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Menstrual cycle change after marriage?

Marraige or age?: Could be due to stress and recent changes, or could be early peri menopausal changes. ...Read more

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Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very regular cycles.

Light period, then mid cycle spotting. Usually very  regular cycles.

Hormonal changes: or fluctuations of female hormones, stress, tension, anxiety, nutritional factors,and possible thyroid issues can also be causes. Consiltyour GYN. ...Read more

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After IUD removal, menstrual cylces changed from regular to irregular & now are 40 days menstrual cycles is it normal? NO PCOS & cysts. Normal thyroid

After IUD removal, menstrual cylces changed from regular to irregular & now are 40 days menstrual cycles is it normal? NO PCOS & cysts. Normal thyroid

Maybe: An average woman will experience periods every 28-35 days. Maybe your cycle has been disrupted and usually these irregularities resolve with time. If not, you can be on birth control pills that can also regulate your periods. Best wishes. Dr M ...Read more

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What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle?

What can cause an irregular menstrual cycle?

Ovulation: Irregular or skipped ovulation, there are many possible reasons including stress, medication use, and others. ...Read more

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more