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What happens when your period doesn't stop?

What happens when your period doesn't stop?

Hormonal: This could be structural or hormonal and it is called dysfunctional uterine bleeding. See your doctor or Gynecologist for evaluation and treatment. Prolonged bleeding may lead to iron deficiency anemia with it,s complication ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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What does it mean when your period doesn't stop for weeks on end?

What does it mean when your period doesn't stop for weeks on end?

Hormonal causes : Tis sounds like an hormonal inbalance, such as pcos or other reason such as thyroid or other reasons, . See your dr. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

What does it mean when you don't stop bleeding after your period?

Pregnancy or other: If you normally get regular cycles, but then have a cycle where you do not stop bleeding, the first thing to rule out is pregnancy. After this is ruled out, the possibilities might include physiologic changes (pcos, thyroid disease) or anatomic changes (polyps, fibroids). Check with your doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period looks likes its coming down but then stops. Mind u i haven't had sex this month?

What does it mean when your period looks likes its coming down but then stops. Mind u i haven't had sex this month?

Anovulation: It sounds as ifyou may have suffered an anovulatory period; one in which your ovary failed to release an egg. This temporarily disrupts your hormones and causes your cycles to become irregular. If the irregularity persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My menstrual period started feb, 13, 2013 until now it didn't stop it has been almost two months, what should I do?What medicine should I take?

My menstrual period started feb, 13, 2013 until now it didn't stop it has been almost two months, what should I do?What medicine should I take?

See your doctor: Before trying any medications, specially over the counter, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Your bleeding has been going on for too long. You need an evaluation to see what the underlying problem is. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period in 2 months, and my urine test came out negative for pregnancy. Is there anything else that can cause your period to stop?

I haven't had my period in 2 months, and my urine test came out negative for pregnancy. Is there anything else that can cause your period to stop?

Yes: Many things can cause you to miss a period. Common causes include emotional stress, recent illness, weight loss, and excessive exercise. There are a number of uncommon causes as well. Consider the above etiologies. If your period does not return in the next 1-2 months, then consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop your period early i really want to stop it now. I don't like it at all i amscaired to ask my mom for birth control casue she will say no

How to stop your period early i really want to stop it now. I don't like it at all i amscaired to ask my mom for birth control casue she will say no

Talk to her, see gyn: You should take her to an appointment with a gyn together - if possible, because birth control pills are the best way to stop your periods. Your gyn doctor can explain to her that ocps are used for cycle regulation all the time (safely) and can explain the safety data on them, as well as discuss the risks/benefits/possible side effects, and of course, make sure that they are a safe option for you. ...Read more

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If you don't ovulate on birth control, how can stress delay or stop your period while taking it?

If you don't ovulate on birth control, how can stress delay or stop your period while taking it?

Brain suppression: The hypothalamus is suppressed by the use of the oral contraceptive pill to prevent ovulation. Stress can further suppress the hypothalamus as well. The most likely cause of the absent period is minimal endometrial tissue which is common on the pill and therefore doesn't shed at the time of the due period. ...Read more

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