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I sometimes don't have regular periods what should I do?

I sometimes don't have regular periods what should I do?

Depends on Needs: Irregular cycles usually means irregular ovulation (egg release). I agree that tests needed to make diagnosis for correct treatment (meds). If you want pregnancy or contraception then med choice different. Years of irregular cycles are health hazard too. Tests and treatment not too complicated, expensive, or dangerous. See your gyn provider for help. ...Read more

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I think I have the symptom of pcos. I have irregular menstrual for four months I have regular periods and after that for 2 to 3 months i don hav perio?

I think I have the symptom of pcos. I have irregular menstrual for four months I have regular periods and after that for 2 to 3 months i don hav perio?

Could be PCOS or ...: To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular/no periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. We check for other causes of irregular/no cycles including low egg supply, thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues. See an OB or a rei specialist. ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

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No pregnancy symptoms periods are regular last periods was dec21now jan27white discharge -ve test results sometimes feel cramps am i pregnant?

No pregnancy symptoms periods are regular last periods was dec21now jan27white discharge -ve test results sometimes feel cramps am i pregnant?

Hard to say: The cramping may just mean that the period is about to start, a week or so late. If it doesn't start you should recheck a pregnancy test, b/c they can be inaccurate (not very often, but it can happen). ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle of 37 days for 4 months. Is it a sign of normal regular periods? Or abnormal since its more than 35 days?

Prolonged menses: You should see your gynecologist, this is too long for menstrual cycle. There are other consequences form it, like anemia from prolonged blood loss. Be sure to eat foods high in iron. Your gynecologist can help by putting you on hormones, if all other work up is negative. ...Read more

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Vry worid, wth my recently diagnosed pcos. No period don't wnt to use bc. Shud i b worid? Was on Depo-Provera gained 16kg had regular periods b4 depo.76, 5kgs nw

Vry worid, wth my recently diagnosed pcos. No period don't wnt to use bc. Shud i b worid? Was on Depo-Provera gained 16kg had regular periods b4 depo.76, 5kgs nw

A common problem: Pcos is very common affecting 10-15% of reproductive aged women. Two non-fertility related health issues are weight gain and the risk of uterine cancer in women who fail to menstruate month after month. Weight issues can be addressed with diet, exercise and sometimes medicines like metformin. The uterine cancer risk is low with the pill or with monthly Progesterone or the Mirena iud. ...Read more

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12 and 1/2 years ago i had a tubal always regular periods I'm 7 days late last 2 days I have light pink on the toilet paper only 2 negative tests?

12 and 1/2 years ago i had a tubal always regular periods  I'm 7 days late last 2 days I have light pink on the toilet paper only 2 negative tests?

Doubt pregnancy: This is probably just a "hiccup" with your cycle. However, if you are having any pain on either side of your lower abdomen, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes regular periods and cramping in lower abdomen?

What causes regular periods and cramping in lower abdomen?

Lots of things: Anything that makes your uterus sore can cause cramping, with or without a menstrual cycle. Infections are common. So is endometriosis. If the problem continues, go see your family doctor. ...Read more