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What is irregular menstruation?

What is irregular menstruation?

Just that: Most women's menses occur every 28-32 days. Some have intervals shorter or longer than that, but the interval is the same very month.Those are regular menses. Irregular is when the interval between periods varies by more than 4 days. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

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


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What causes irregular menstruation?

What causes irregular menstruation?

Many causes.: Not ovulating during every cycle can cause irregular periods. This is is common in teens as their systems mature, but may also occur in adults. Excessive exercise, stress & eating disorders can also throw periods off, as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian or adrenal tumors, thyroid dysfunction, or too much prolactin. Spotting between periods is commonly caused by infection. ...Read more

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What is a irregular menstruation?

What is a irregular menstruation?

Irregular periods: Normal periods occur about every 4 weeks, last up to 1 week, and do not cause severe pain. Periods which are more frequent or less frequent than about once monthly, last a long time or a very short time, or are accompanied by severe pain, are not normal. A woman should seek a doctor's care if having irregular periods. ...Read more

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What is the causes of irregular menstruation? And what is the rigth medicine will can I take?

What is the causes of irregular menstruation? And what is the   rigth medicine will can I take?

Irreg menses: Hormone imbalance is the main cause and that reason could be from many things. From being too thin or too heavy. I suggest you make an appt with your pcp or gyn to discuss further. ...Read more

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What are the causes of irregular menstruation in girls?

What are the causes of irregular menstruation in girls?

Hormone problems: Imbalanced levels of estrogen and progesterone, a high sugar, high carb, high fried food and vegetable oil, high soy diet can make this much worse. ...Read more

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What are main causes of irregular menstruation. ?What will be the right thing to do and meds to be take to maintain normal menstruation?

What are main causes of irregular menstruation. ?What will be the right thing to do and meds to be take to maintain normal menstruation?

Hormone imbalances: That can occur bc of: not ovulating, being overweight, thyroid problems, certain medications, stress, being underweight, etc. Birth control pills work well to regulate cycles, (and prevent pregnancy if u are sexually active) if not sexually active, u could take Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) every other month to induce a withdrawal bleed ('period'). ...Read more

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I have irregular menstruation?

I have irregular menstruation?

Lots of options: There are many options to improve menstrual cycle control. Many patients choose to go on birth control pills, nuvaring, the orthoeva patch and cyclic oral Progesterone pills. Discuss the options with your doctor as this is a very easy problem to fix. ...Read more

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What to do if I have irregular menstruation cycles ?

What to do if I have irregular menstruation cycles ?

Irregular periods: Irregular heavy periods is a common problem for women , you will need some blood work such as CBC to rule out anemia , tfts to rule out thyroid problems, as well as pelvic exam and ultrasound to rule out anatomical issues and i recommend endometrial sample to rule out abnormal cells , and make sure you are current on your pap smear . Seek medical advice. ...Read more

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Hi may i ask if what will i do with my irregular menstruation .

Irreg cycle: Assuming you are nor pregnant with lack of periods, keep a menstrual diary to track them. If 3 cycles are not bleeding, consider with GYN MD starting on birth control pills to regulate better monthly. ...Read more

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I have irregular menstruation what should I need to do to make it regular?

I have irregular menstruation what should I need to do to make it regular?

Many ideas: The treatment for irregular periods depends on many things. You need a gyn check up, maybe bloodwork, and possibly some kind of at least temporary hormonal treatment. Minor irregularities need no treatment at all. ...Read more

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I am having irregular menstruation, and I have had chunks tissue, I've never had this before, please help!

I am having irregular menstruation, and I have had  chunks tissue,  I've never had this before, please help!

Irregular menses: If you are not having sex it may be normal shedding of the uterine lining,however if you were having sex it could be products of conception.i would have it checked by a physician ...Read more

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What medicine is good for my irregular menstruation?

What medicine is good for my irregular menstruation?

Address cause: Irregular menstruation can be due to a number of factors -- including stress, polycystic ovarian syndrome, overexertion with exercise or physical activity, thyroid issues, eating disorders, weight changes. It's best to address the cause of the irregular periods. Birth control pills can help regulate periods, but doesn't solve the underlying problem. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How can you solve the problem of irregular menstruation?

How can you solve the problem of irregular menstruation?

Many causes: Irregular cycles can be due to many conditions, pcos, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, anovulation, diminished ovarian reserve, peri-menopause, conditions of the ovary, conditions of the uterus, stress, malnutrition, please see your gyn or family doctor to find out the cause. Then you can solve the problem. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has irregular menstruation.?

What do you suggest if my child has irregular menstruation.?

It depends: Many girls have irregular menses in the first two years after starting their periods. That's normal. If they are still irregular after that time, check with your pediatrician, or get a referral to a GYN doctor. I would particularly be concerned if the periods are excessively heavy or very frequent (ie. every 2 weeks). ...Read more

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How many days does an irregular menstruation usually consist?

How many days does an irregular menstruation usually consist?

?????: By "definition" "irregular" means the # of days VARIES! Hope this helps! Dr Z PS are you really asking another "question"....are you concerned about something??? If so get more specific! ...Read more

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My daughter has irregular menstruation. What can be done to regulate it?

My daughter has irregular menstruation. What can be done to regulate it?

Speak to her doctor.: Depending on your daughter's age & how irregular it is, this can be very normal and there may be no treatment necessary, as it will resolve on its own. This is certainly the case in the first 2 years or so of menstruating.If she is older, she may want to discuss this with her doctor or see a gynecologist to consider going on a birth controll pill, which will hormonally regulate her periods. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning micturition and irregular menstruation. Cause?

Help! I have burning micturition and irregular menstruation. Cause?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate. Your doc can test for UTI at your appt. ...Read more

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