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What Is Considered Heavy Bleeding During Menstruation
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
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
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
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
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I usually have heavy blood flow during menstruation, however for this past two days, my blood flow is very light. Is it something to worry about?
Could be: A menstrual period that happens on time but is much lighter than usual could be an implantation bleed rather than a period. If you have been having unprotected sex, you need to do a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. There certainly are other things that can cause a period to be lighter but most will also cause it to be irregular. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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