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Side Effects Of Cyclopam After Menstural Cycle
I have a heavy and painful menstrual cycle. I tried taking oc pill but had bad side effects. What else could try? Could I have endometriosis?
Need Diagnosis: An alternative is Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) or Progesterone only pills, which have other side effects. However you best option is to see and ob/gyn and have a diagnosis. A diagnostic laparoscopy will make the diagnosis of endometriosis and help pick the correct treatment for you. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Does contraplan2 always delays the menstrual cycle? Is it weird that my appetite is more (always hungry)? Will there be any other side effects?
Emergency contract: Contraplan2 and Plan B both contain a Progesterone like hormone. This hormone can alter your current cycle and delay it. It can also increase your appetite, but for most people this is not noticeable. The increased appetite, if it occurs, should really last no more than a few days. It might alter your bowel habits - but, again, only for a few days. ...Read more
I'm on the birth control implanon and haven't have a menstrual cycle for a year on Jul 10. Is this still in the range of the normal side effects?
What causes premenstrual breast pain and what is the possible remedy? ? Will taking drug to stop the pain have any side effects on the menstrual cycle
Premenstrual breast: Pain. Increased fluid retention can cause breast pain prior to your period. Try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle started and stopped suddenly with expired iud? I had mirena placed 6 years ago and still have it in place. My doctor said it wasn't a big health concern, that it shouldn't cause any adverse side effects. I finally began my menstrual cycl
Over-treated with cyproterone acetate, 5 ys after quitting still don't ovulate & have menstrual irregularities. A drug for reversing the side effects?
Safe to take prescribed menstrual cramp pills (Naproxen 500mg) to lessen cramps as side effects of Plan B?
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for acne. I have two menstrual cycles a month sometimes, is this normal side effects?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Is using contraseptive implat have any side effect on my uterus?? How it regenerate?? because my menstural cycle stoped since then?
I am 3 days into my menstrual cycle I am always heavy for about 5 to 6 days. The last few months I have been getting sharp pain in my right side.?
Ovulation: It seems the pain you describe may be related to ovulation. Although you feel it only on the right, it doesn't mean you only ovulate from the right side, only that the irritation from the released egg may be from there. It may also result from a persistent cyst within the ovary. You should see your doctor to find out if there is something else going on. ...Read more
Every time I have my menstrual cycle I get severe cramps on my right side and nothing seems to help what should I do?
Is it normal for my sides to bother (pressure, kind of burning sensation) during menstrual cycle?
I have severe pain on my right side that seems to get worse just before and during my menstrual cycle. Pain is severe and I cannot walk at times.?
Severe dysmenorrhea: Dysmenorrhea=painful menstruation that interferes with daily activities. This menstrual pain can be sharp, throbbing, dull, nauseating, burning, or shooting in character and may precede menstruation by several days or may accompany it. It can also occurs with excessive blood loss. Since your symptoms are severe and adversely affecting you, I advise seeing doc for eval. Motrin may help. Good luck. ...Read more
Can lymph nodes swell during menstrual cycle or should I be concerned? I also have slight stiffness on the left side of my neck where I feel the node
Absolutely!: Lymph nodes can swell in your neck during your period, but lymph nodes *will not* swell in your neck *because* of your period. The swelling is unrelated. The lymph nodes are swelling for some other reason, most likely a virus. See your doctor if it persists or is very painful. ...Read more
Last day of menstrual cycle and I am feeling cramp-like hurting pain on the left side of my stomach...Is something wrong? Should I be worried?
Possibly: On the left side of your abdomen you have your colon and your left ovary and tube. Are you constipated? Is this a sudden pain or chronic pain? Is it related to anything. .. Eating, exercise? Sometimes an ovarian cyst can cause pain, an ultrasound would diagnose that. Sometimes difficult to tell if from colon or from ovary. See a doctor if you're worried for complete evaluation. ...Read more
I am currently on the Depo-Provera shot, I only had 1 shot but as a side affect I'm having an irregular menstrual cycle. Will my cycle stay that way?
No: No. Typically it should become regular and likely stop with additional injections. ...Read more
Sharp pain right side 1.5" from right hip, 5" slightly diagonal from pubic bone, radiates front to back. Started menstrual cycle a little over 48 hour?
Unsure: Could be several things. If it is severe or persists more than several hours then you should be evaluated. Sorry but the list of possible causes is long. With any type of abdominal/pelvic pain, best to be seen. If any fevers, vomiting, diarrhea, sudden worsening of pain, please be seen right away. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
32 female. Constant dull pain on right side. Tubal ligation 6years ago. Last menstrual cycle I couldn't hold my bladder but that has since resolved?
I am 29 and having pains in my left breast, its pain underneath and on the side and when I take a deep breath. It's not from my menstrual cycle I know?
Costochondritis: The fact that you describe it under the breast and worse with breathing suggests the problem is in your chest wall and not your breast. Most likely a condition known as costochondritis. A painful condition of what we think is inflammation and irritation in the muscles of the chest wall. Don't really know what causes it. Anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen, naproxen) moist heat to area can help. ...Read more
ENTIRE left side-only body pain (left head/neck/chest/thigh/leg/foot) 24/7.No pain on right. BUT it disappears during 3-day menstrual cycle, then returns?
I have severe left sided pelvic pain during ovulation and menstrual cycle, periods not heavy. Scan showed womb lining to thick pipelle biopsy clear?
I'm 49 and had my thyroid removed 5 mo. Ago my levels are good but my tsh is on the low side I now haven't had a menstrual cycle for 3 months having hot flashes and night sweats. Had this before surgery but as soon as tsh was higher body was normal?
If you had your thyroid removed you must have had Synthroid (thyroxine) prescribed and that would have little, if any, impact on your TSH.
Your main problem is likely to bean issue with your menstrual cycle and you should see a Gynecologist as soon as you can.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more
I had last menstrual cycle on february 20, 2014. I am having breast tenderness near armpits and cramps on left side. 4 negative pregnancy tests?
Exam: I think this warrants a physical exam by a physician, either a gynecologist, family medicine doctor or internist. You want to make sure that there are no lumps, swollen lymph nodes or other reasons that could be serious for this breast pain. It's likely due to hormones, but always always check things out when it comes to breast pain. Could be related to cramping, but could also be independent. ...Read more
Not: The hormones regulating your cycle are not affected by antibiotics.... ...Read more
Varies: Our reproductive system is controlled by a delicately balanced mechanism called the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. The hypothalamus, which is part of the brain, the anterior pituitary gland and the testes in men or ovaries in women all produce hormones that we need for reproduction. Alcohol can interfere with the working of all three areas. It has also been linked to infertility. ...Read more
What are after effects of external haemorrhage. Can heavy blood loss can have any effect on menstrual cycle?
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