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Could you tell me what happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period?

Could you tell me what happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period?

It goes down: Amenorrhea is the medical term for having no periods. Menstrual bleeding depends on estrogen levels high enough to stimulate the lining of the uterus to thicken. When estrogen is low, menstrual cycles will stop. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

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What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

What happens to estrogen levels if you stop getting your period, but used to have normal periods?

It's all estrogen!: Most of the time, if you've stopped having menstrual periods, your estrogen levels are below 40. Menopause is the most common reason, but certainly is not the only reason for absent periods. Hormone evaluations are a must in this situation. ...Read more

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My period has lasted over a month and i'm leaving for vacation in 1 week! the dr can't get me in soon enough, so can I take estrogen to help stop?

My period has lasted over a month and i'm leaving for vacation in 1 week!  the dr can't get me in soon enough, so can I take estrogen to help stop?

Progesterone: The cause of a prolonged period - lasting a month as yours has done - is usually lack of ovulation which causes lack of progesterone. Progesterone stabilizes the lining of the uterus and signals when the period is to come. Treatment is usually either bcp or progesterone. Either will need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have high levels of prolactin high levels of estrogen normal periods been trying to get pregnant for 4 year now amd nothing is happening?

Hi I have high levels of prolactin high levels of estrogen normal periods been trying to get pregnant for 4 year now amd nothing is happening?

"Big prolactin"?: Hi. There is a condition called "big prolactin, aka macroprolactinemia" (that there is a lab test for) that is the most likely explanation for a high prolactin in a woman with normal periods and no breast milk production. Macroprolactinemia has no adverse physiologic outcomes, and no treatment is warranted. Your gyn will know about this, and can test for it. You or your man could have other issue ...Read more

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Do estrogen pills stop a period?

Do estrogen pills stop a period?

Sometimes: In certain situations, estrogen pills can be prescribed to stop menstrual bleeding. For example, they are sometimes used if you are having prolonged, heavy bleeding that needs to stop. ...Read more

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I am taking estrogen to get a period and i was supposed to get one already and i havent. What could that mean?

I am taking estrogen to get a period and i was supposed to get one already and i havent. What could that mean?

Need more info: Usually estrogen by itself wouldn't bring on a period. It would also be necessary to have some Progesterone which is than "withdrawn" to trigger a bleed. If you're having sex, run a pregnancy test to be sure that's not the reason. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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