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Treatment For Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
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
Depends: I usually tesy the blood count and TSH (thyroid). Rarely i order more. If a patient has a story of easy bruisability i would check for bleeding disorders. If i was concerned about your ability to cycle i might extend the work up to a pcos evaluation, with fasting Insulin and blood sugar. ...Read more
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Posssible: You need to be evaluated by your gyn as you need a workup which includes an exam, blood work and an ultrasound. Increase in prostaglandins can contribute to the nausea and you want to make sure you do not have certain gyn conditions like endometriosis, etc. There are many different treatment options to treat your bleeding and nausea depending on the cause, so no need to suffer, see your gyn.. ...Read more
Not typically,but...: Menstrual activity, including the duration & amount of bleeding, related discomfort, emotional symptoms, & the cycle itself -- is a complex phenomenon, that can be affected by many variables. One variable could be stress. More often however, stress results from period problems, including excessive bleeding. Don't assume it's stress causing heavy flow -instead, have a gynecologist check you out. ...Read more
Multifacted: Excess bleeding could be a hormonal imbalance or it could be a fibroid or polyp in the uterus or cervix. A visit with your ob/gyn will help possibly narrow your diagnosis. Sometimes excess bleeding can even be precancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend you see a physician and be evaluated. ...Read more
I'm not sure but is heavy excessive menstrual bleeding and clotting for over a month straight normal?
Bleeding lasting more than 7 days,and clots are abnormal. Measured flow more than 60 ml would be excessive.
Average loss is 30 ml per month ...Read more
Depends on your doc: Well all have our own way or working patients up. Also, it will depend upon your history and what you might be do for. In my bleeding patients, I am more inclinded to order blood work and pelvic Ultrasound then bring them back to go over results. Some would do a pelvic exam irrespective, so you might anticipate that. ...Read more
Stress related: In addition to high variability in cycle duration and flow amount in otherwise normal women, there is relationship between stress and menstrual experience. In that context, anything that causes psychological distress can influence menstrual flow. Panic attacks is one of the most distressing experiences for human beings. Luckily, it is now quite treatable by modern medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help docs, is heavy excessive menstrual bleeding and clotting for over a month straight harmful to my health?
I have been experiencing excessive menstrual bleeding for the past week. Is there anything I can do or take to stop the bleeding?
See a GYN MD: Yes, your can go see a GYN MD and find out why the bleeding is excessive this month, as there is nothing that you can otherwise do to stop the bleeding. ...Read more
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