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I have slow bleeding during menstruation, what is the remedy for heavy bleeding?

I have slow bleeding during menstruation, what is the remedy for heavy bleeding?

Lots of options: There are multiple medical options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. I prefer genesys hta for ablations. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

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


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Can excessive exercise impede with bleeding during menstruation?

It can: Excess exercise can cause ovaries to shut down and quit producing estrogen and then periods stop. This can cause serious problems like bone loss and increased risk of fracture. ...Read more

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No bleeding during menstruation cycle. Is it to worry? Let me know how could I increase the flow

No bleeding during menstruation cycle. Is it to worry? Let me know how could I increase the flow

No menstrual bleedin: How long is this going on? If there is no bleeding how do you know you have a cycle? If on progesterone pills bleeding may cease estrogen pills may get lighter cycle. If not on pills may be hormonal TSH prolactin or menopause -check FSH/ LH/ estradiol. F/u with doc ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat oranges and other citrus fruits during menstruation period? Cause someone told me not to eat because the bleeding will stop..

Is it okay to eat oranges and other citrus fruits during menstruation period? Cause someone told me not to eat because the bleeding will stop..

Safe to eat: It's perfectly safe and good for you to eat citrus fruits during your menstrual period and all other times too. The fruit will not have any effect on your period flow. Enjoy! ...Read more

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I haven't had any bleeding during menstruation since I have been on Skyla. However, the last two months I have experienced what seems to be severe menstrual cramping accompanied by soft and green stool. It scares me, Should I be worried?

I haven't had any bleeding during menstruation since I have been on Skyla. However, the last two months I have experienced what seems to be severe menstrual cramping accompanied by soft and green stool. It scares me, Should I be worried?

Hormone imbalance: Severe menstrual cramps are painful. Check with the prescriber that inserted the Skyla. It maybe that you are having a side effect and need a different type of contraception. Green BMs likely unrelated. Usually due to green foods or veggies.
Follow the doctors advice and you will be able to relax and not worry about contraception and related side effects. ...Read more

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Why high body temp during menstruation?

Why high body temp during menstruation?

Basal body temp: After ovulation, your core body temperature actually increases about a degree. This stays elevated and then comes back down during your period. This is one explanation. The other thing that might be going on is a version of hotflashes related to decreasing estrogen levels that occur during your period. ...Read more

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Is it okay to. Undergo sex during. Menstruation?

Is it okay to. Undergo sex during. Menstruation?

Yes: One can have sexual intercourse during menses. Encourage use of protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation?

Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation?

Menstrual cramps: No one should suffer from menstrual cramps, if your period is regular, you can take ibuprofen oe aleve (naproxen) starting 1 day prior to the start of your period, that might help prevent & alleviate the pain. Talk to your doctor regrding the proper dose for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can we walk during menstruation?

Can we walk during menstruation?

Yes: The process is natural and should not be used as an excuse to alter a persons normal routine. ...Read more

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I have headaches during menstruation?

I have headaches during menstruation?

Menstrual migraine: Compared to other migraine attacks, menstrual migraines are more severe and last longer, and are more resistant to standard acute and prophylactic management. Associated symptoms of menstrual migraine include depression or irritability, fatigue, bloating and breast tenderness. Rec. See orofacial pain or headache specialist. ...Read more

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What causes mucus during menstruation?

What causes mucus during menstruation?

Mucus: Mucus during menstruation may be due to excessive cervical mucus from the glands or after some stimulation. Some women will have benign cysts or glands on the cervix that causes the mucus. ...Read more

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Why diarhea occurs during menstruation?

Why diarhea occurs during menstruation?

Generally does NOT: Eating, fluid intake, medication use, activity level can change with menses... and these can change bowel frequency. AND.....
stress in the context of IRRITABLE BOWEL can also. ...Read more

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How to control maigrane during menstruation?

How to control maigrane during menstruation?

OCP: Menstrual migraines respond to the usual antimigraine medications, but may also be treated by hormonal manipulation with oral contraceptives. Depending upon your family plans this might be an option for you. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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Do hemoglobin levels drop during menstruation?

Do hemoglobin levels drop during menstruation?

Yes with heavy bleed: Hemoglobin levels have been known to drop slightly around the time of periods if you have fairly heavy menstrual bleeding. If this continues, an ob/gyn evaluation for fibroids may be in order. Some people may have a very mild drop in hemoglobin (usually within normal limits) with fairly normal periods too, but the hemoglobin levels should not drop too low in this case. ...Read more

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Will I need more or less water during menstruation?

Will I need more or less water during menstruation?

No change: No change in body's need to hydrate. Try to get at least 8 8 ounce glasses of clean water per day. ...Read more

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Why is caffeine bad for a woman during menstruation?

May increase cramps: Some women get worse cramps if they drink a lot of caffeine. Beyond this, there's no reason to Prohibit it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

Is it normal to have large clots during menstruation?

NO: You need to see your gyn or a gyn for a workup and evaluation and you can get on txment to stop the heavy bleeding and to make sure nothing strange is going on, no reason to suffer, make an appt this week, I treat that same problem every day in my office and the causes can be quite differnet and the txment options quite differnet depending on the cause. ...Read more

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How to reduce pain around the anus ares during menstruation?

How to reduce pain around the anus ares during menstruation?

Referred pain?: Referred pain from menses is not uncommon, but not often to anus. Soaking and taking nsaids will help, but see your dr to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Can I do yoga during menstruation? Which poses are prohibited?

Can I do yoga during menstruation? Which poses are prohibited?

Yes: Dear Anna,

Yes it is okay to do yoga during menstruation. No specific poses are prohibited it would depend on your comfort level and if you have symptoms that coincide with menstruation such as back pain/abdominal pain/headache. Ask your yoga teacher prior to the class if you have specific concerns about poses. ...Read more

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During menstruation this time I urinated and toilet water turned black. Should I be concerned?

During menstruation this time I urinated and toilet water turned black. Should I be concerned?

Urinalysis: Consider having a urinalysis done at your doctors office to determine if there is blood in the urine. That may have caused the discoloration. ...Read more

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Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Ovary: Ovary swell and release egg during mid female menstrual cycle; 2nd half of cycle the corpus luteum, old egg site dries up. If egg is fertilized by sperm in mid cycle in fallopian tube, the corpus luteum supports Progesterone for pregnancy... ...Read more

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Can xenical be taken during menstruation?

Yes: Xenical works by blocking digestion of approximately a third of ingested fat - so menstruation should not have an impact. ...Read more

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Why do boobs get heavier during menstruation?

Why do boobs get heavier during menstruation?

This is because some: Women experience fluid retention. The more fluid in the breast, the heavier it becomes. ...Read more

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Why do I crave sugary foods during menstruation periods?

Why do I crave sugary foods during menstruation periods?

Energy: When you are menstruating the loss of some blood and cramps etc cause increased fatigue. The body often craves carbohydrates for quick energy during stressful times hence your craving for sugary foods during menstruation. ...Read more

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What are causes of poor contractions during menstruation?, I am 23

What are causes of poor contractions during menstruation?, I am 23

Usually PG's: PG's are hormones called prostaglandins which are normally produced by the lining of your uterus and are believed to be the primary cause of the uterine contractions which you experience as menstrual cramps. These can be severe and associated with other symptoms which may be alleviated by heating pads, rest and medications like ibuprofen, naproxens, mefenamates, oral contraceptives and others. ...Read more

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Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Cervix: Mid menstrual female cycle, cervix dilates minimally, has secretions friendly for sperm in seminal fluid to travel thru to get to egg in fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Do I have cramps during menstruation because of clots?

Momentarily: Cramping during a menstrual period indicated that the uterus is in the process of loosening and expelling the inner lining in preparation for a new cycle. If in the process blood accumulates in the uterus, it, too, needs to be expelled, potentially making the cramping momentarily worse. ...Read more

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Why blood clots during menstruation?

Amount of bleeding: The more bleeding there is, the greater the chance of clots. Depending on size, frequency, you may need treatment. ...Read more

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