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Does rigevidon pill treat irregular periods?

Does rigevidon pill treat irregular periods?

Irregular menses: Rigevidon is a combined oral contraceptive pill with a progestin and ethinyl estradiol. Oral contraceptive pills are often used to treat women with irregular cycles to regulate their menses. This does not treat the cause of having irregular menses. Many women when they stop the 'pill' will go back to irregular menses. Your physician can help you determine the cause of irregular menses. ...Read more

Dr. Liesa Harte
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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

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2wks ago I bled a tiny bit that week, this week it’s happening again. I always had irregular periods& haven’t had 1 in months, could this be it??

2wks ago I bled a tiny bit that week, this week it’s happening again. I always had irregular periods& haven’t had 1 in months, could this be it??

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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. There are also medications available to help with ovulation n those trying to get pregnant. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What causes irregular periods?

What causes irregular periods?

Thyroid problem: Pt with thyroid problem may have irregular periods. You need to seee a doctor to get evaluate the problem for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What causes irregular periods?

What causes irregular periods?

Hormonal imbalance: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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How to regularize irregular periods?

Doctor can evaluate: A woman with irregular periods can see her doctor, either primary care or Ob-Gyn, to be evaluated to see if there is a specific reason for her symptoms. She should bring a diary of symptoms, written down on a calendar, so the doctor can look for patterns. A physical exam and blood tests sometimes suggest polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disorders, etc... Treatment may include oral medications. ...Read more

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What the heck is irregular periods really?

What the heck is irregular periods really?

Timing or amount: "normal" periods occur every 28-30 days and last 3-5 days with "modest' bleeding. Periods are abnormal if they occur more frequently, infrequently (such as every 2-4 months), are excessively heavy. If periods require more than one pad or tampon per hour, or lead to fatigue or anemia, this is excessive bleeding. Periods 6 days or more are irregular. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have such irregular periods?

Why is it that I have such irregular periods?

Irregular: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations. By definition you have ovulatory dysfunction, up to 30% of women have some ovulatory irregularity. ...Read more

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Gaining weight Irregular periods?

Gaining weight Irregular periods?

Irregular periods: A very common GYN complaint and may be caused by problems local to the reproductive system or general a systemic problem including stress & medications. To intuitively connect that with weight gain is interesting and this may be related to one of the syndromes associated with menstrual irregularity. Start a healthy lifestyle, keep menstrual record and consult a GYN. Take care ...Read more

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Could low iron cause irregular periods?

No: Your iron level would not affect your cycles, but your cycles could easily affect your iron level. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods early menopause?

Are irregular periods early menopause?

Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, mood swings, hot flashes etc. Other cuases of irregular periods can be hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, stress/trauma, medications, and or anatomical problems. Talk to your physician for more help. ...Read more

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What is the reason of irregular periods?

Hormonal imbalance: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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Can you have a baby with irregular periods?

Very much so: Many women naturally have irregular periods. This doesn't mean that you are not ovulating (necessary to get pregnant) or that your uterus can't support a viable pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could kalonji seeds cure irregular periods?

I doubt it: There is no good evidence ("proof") that it will help, there is no pharmacologic reason to believe it should help - but it will not hurt if you want to try. Treating irregular periods depends on understanding "why" the periods are irregular, there are many different reasons. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having irregular periods and painful sex?

I'm having irregular periods and painful sex?

2 complex problems: Irregular periods and painful intercourse are both complex medical conditions beyond the scope of a simple answer. Consider scheduling a visit where we can take a careful history, do an exam and perform indictated tests to help determine the cause of your problems and discuss various treatment options ...Read more

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Can low iron levels cause irregular periods?

Can low iron levels cause irregular periods?

The reverse is true: Heany cycles is a common cause of iron deficient anemia in women. However, low iron will not cause the irregular cycles. Cycle timing and frequency is hormonally controlled, not influenced per se by iron levels. ...Read more

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Can low blood make you have irregular periods

Can low blood make you have irregular periods

Yes: Any imbalance hormonal or otherwise can have a significant affect on the cycles in your body including your periods. ...Read more

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When do I start nuvaring if irregular periods?

When do I start nuvaring if irregular periods?

Anytime if not pregn: As long as you are sure you aren't pregnant, you can start the NuvaRing anytime. So wait 3 weeks after last intercourse and start if pregnancy test is negative. It may take 2-3 months for your bleeding to be regular. ...Read more

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What is the reason for irregular periods at 45?

What is the reason for irregular periods at 45?

Depends: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, perimenopause, and medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Why am I having irregular periods after d and c?

Several reasons: Some possible reasons for irregular periods after d;c include an infection, some abnormal tissue remaining in the uterus, or an underlying hormonal problem. ...Read more

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Does a person who has irregular periods ovulate?

Does a person who has irregular periods ovulate?

Most do, but: Irregularly. Every time you have a normal period you ovulated before it. Months you skip, you didn't. As a side note: are you really 16 (like it says in your profile?) if so it's very common for teens to have irregular ovulations and periods, that later straighten out in a few years. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamans to help irregular periods?

Are there any vitamans to help irregular periods?

Maybe: Understanding why they are irregular is the first step. You may have a vitamin or nutrient deficiency. Spectracell (www. Spectracell. Com) is a great test for that. Acupuncture works wonders! More fruits and veggies (look at juice plus also. A great supplement). You may need more omega three fatty acids. So there is not one wonder vitamin to solve the problem. But several good resources. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and im 18 is that normal?

I have irregular periods and im 18 is that normal?

No: By age 18, your cycles should have normalized. If they are consistently less than 3 weeks apart or more than 6 weeks apart, see your gyn. ...Read more

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Does having only one ovary cause irregular periods?

Does having only one ovary cause irregular periods?

No: Women with one ovary usually have regular cycles. One ovary can handle monthly ovulation. Generally the reason for irregular cycles is lack or delayed ovulation from other hormonal issues, not related to one ovary. ...Read more

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Can irregular periods be a sign of early menopause?

Yes: Depending if having irregular periods is a change from the person's normal pattern. If the normal pattern has been regular and then as she matures irregularity occurs then early menopause is a possibility. Further evaluation is warranted to rule out any other hormonal abnormalities such as hyper prolactinemia and hypothyroidism in addition to polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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Because I have irregular periods, do I not ovulate?

No: Irregular periods mean you don't ovulate reliably or regularly; if you have spontaneous periods you are ovulating sometimes. Any doctor who works with reproductive age women should be able to help you sort your cycles out better! ...Read more

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Is it unusual to not ovulate with irregular periods?

They're associated!: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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Why do you have irregular periods after an abortion?

Not all do: The first period usually occurs 2-6 weeks after and then patients return to their usual patterns. If you continue to have irregular periods after a few months then you should schedule a visit for evaluation. ...Read more

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