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Slow Bleeding During Menstruation
Lots of options: There are multiple medical options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena 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 is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more
Since the past 7/8 months I have noticed less bleeding during menstruation for fewer days ( 7 days before and now 4 days) , is it a cause for concern?
NO........: No not at all.....hormonal changes do occur and can change the rythm/duration. ...Read more
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
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..
What may cause headaches during menstruation - the changing levels of hormones? I'm on ortho cyclen and i get dull temporal headaches during bleeding
Is it normal to have a slower heart rate during menstruation? My heart rate is 60 BPM while walking around at work. I feel dizzy.
Repeat check: One change in your heart rhythm that tends to depend on the phases of your menstrual cycle is an increase in the frequency of premature ventricular contractions. In this case you may feel extra beats, or skipped beats, either in your pulse, or with your awareness of your heart beat. Either way, make an appointment with your doctor, with plans for an evaluation at the time of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I see all the symptoms I have during menstruation. Except it's not flowing. It's the first time . What could be the problem and solution?
Rule out pregnancy: Assuming you are not pregnant, which you can easily test for, it may be an anovulatory cycle that will delay or prevent your normal cycle. If you are not pregnant, your doctor can prescribe Provera to see if you have withdrawal bleeding. Blood tests for hormone levels including prolactin and to rule out poly cystic ovary syndrome can be done as well. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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