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What is the testing for excessive menstrual bleeding?

What is the testing for excessive menstrual bleeding?

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

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

Take pregnancy test : If sexually active w delayed period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for very irregular period?

What is the best treatment for very irregular period?

For conceiving?: It depends on the cause of the irregular periods and if you are trying to get pregnant or not. Your doctor will be able to figure out why you are irregular and if not trying to get pregnant, the best treatment is often going on birth control pills, though occcaisonally another hormonal imbalance, such as a thyroid problem, can be fixed and then your period becomes regular. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medical conditions that may promote the bleeding? Some bleeding may be very simple to control by applying direct pressure. Other bleeding may improve with medications or transfusions, while some may require return to the operating room. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of menorrhagia?

What is the best treatment of menorrhagia?

Depends on Cause: Menorrhagia/Heavy Menstrual Bleeding is any period bleeding that leads to soaking a pad/tampon more than every 2hrs, interferes w/ daily activities, or lasts >7days. There are many causes: fibroids, polyp, hormonal imbalance (TSH/Prog/Estr), adenomyosis, bleeding disorders and cancer. Get checked out. Taking progesterone (pills/IUD) can help to thin the uterine lining so you don't bleed as much. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?

What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?

Hormone balancing: Menstrual migraines are caused from changes in hormone levels. Evaluating the levels and prescribing the appropriate hormones may stop the headaches. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

Drink a lot of water: Many times, hemorrhoids in pregnancy are made worse by not hydrating well and thus constipation sets in. Straining increases the risk of hemorrhoids. Increasing fiber intake also helps. You can use over the counter hemorrhoid remedies, which are safe to use during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss?

What is the treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss?

Treat the cause(s): Recurrent pregnancy loss is 2 or more miscarriages. Baby Aspirin 81mg a day + Heparin or enoxaparin for antiphospholipid antibodies or blood clotting disorders. Surgery for uterine septum, polyps or fibroids. Treat thyroid or prolactin hormone issues. Ivf if diminished ovarian reserve. Pgd maybe, definitely if chromosome translocations. See reproductive endocrinology/ infertility (rei) specialist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for excess pregnancy fluid?

What is the treatment for excess pregnancy fluid?

Not much: There is no easy treatment for excess amniotic fluid (polyhydramnios). Since most cases have no known cause even prevention is difficult. Infrequently, physicians can remove fluid with amniocentesis, that is, removing fluid through a long needle placed into the fluid sac usually under ultrasound guidance. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for short vagina?

What is the best treatment for short vagina?

Dilators: It depends whether the shortening is a result of vaginal surgery. Normal vaginal length is about 6 inches. Anything longer than that may be uncomfortable, but that doesn't mean your vagina is short. If you had surgery then vaginal dilators could be a very good option to help stretch the vagina. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for menopause?

What is the best treatment for menopause?

Depends on desires: The best treatment is the one you will trust and follow. Hormone replacement therapy is ideal for treating acute symptoms and preventing bone loss, colon cancer, plaque formation, dementia, vaginal dryness and other consequences of lack of estrogen. Some people feel more comfortable with herbal products. Depends on your goals and need to discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for long menstruation period?

What is the treatment for long menstruation period?

U need to see: Your gyn for a workup because it depends on the cause and what your fertilty desires are and what your workup shows, you need an exam, pap, blood work, cultures and an ultrasound and then u can get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the usual period of treatment with campral?

What is the usual period of treatment with campral?

6 months: My practice is to see people monthly on it for the first 3 months, making sure they are going to counseling, aa or the appropriate follow up care. I want my patients to have 6 months of solid recovery (no drinking, feeling better, in treatment) before talking about stopping it - that may be a year or more into their treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

Excision: I have to respectfully disagree with dr. Beard. While 80% of patients have pain relief while on lupron, (leuprolide) over half of all patients have a recurrence of pain within a year, some after 6 mos. Complete excision of endo can be done without removing any reproductive organs, and has a 80% chance of curing endo with no recurrence of endo. There are no hormonal side effects like Lupron (leuprolide) has. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for nosebleeds?

What is the treatment for nosebleeds?

Pressure: Apply pressure to the soft part of your nose(front tip) for about 5-10 minutes. You can also apply ice while applying pressure. If it continues or gets worse go to see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

What is the best treatment for vaginal laceration?

Surgical repair : The most effective treatment is surgical repair. This can be done immediately after delivery in the delivery room with a local anesthetic for pain control. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for menstrual delayed ?

What is the best medicine for menstrual delayed ?

Depends: If your are not ovulating regularly, the cycle con be controlled with the birth control pill. If you do not want to take the pill, a cyclic Progesterone will induce the period. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for woman hormonal imbalances?

What is the best treatment for woman hormonal imbalances?

Depends!: Which hormone: estrogren, testosterone, thyroid, prolactin, progesterone. Too many to give a good answer to you, except see an endocrinologist if your pcp cannot find the answer! ...Read more

Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more


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Heavy Periods (Definition)

Heavy periods = Menorrhagia= excessively heavy ...Read more