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Tips on the best brand of birth control / treatment plans / medications for pcos and heavy prolonged bleeding?

Tips on the best brand of birth control / treatment plans / medications for pcos  and heavy prolonged bleeding?

Mirena/LoLoEstrin: There are many questions here. Get an us to make sure there is no other uterine pathology causing the bleeding. If the bleeding is hormonal, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud works well. This is fda approved for the management of the bleeding and does not contain estrogen which may aggrevate the peripheral Insulin resistance.Newer low dose oral contraceptive regimens that have a shorter pill free interval work well. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

Depends: You need to clean the wound and if you canseethe punture site apply an antiseptic to it. I would make sure that your tetanus vaccination is up to date. ...Read more

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Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more

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What is the best initial treatment for pain of small external hemorrhoid with no bleeding.

What is the best initial treatment for pain of small external hemorrhoid with no bleeding.

Hemorrhoids: Initial treatment consists of warm water baths to rectal area called sitz baths, gentle hygiene with wet wipes and blotting, and application of otc Hydrocortisone cream. Also, dietary changes with gradual increase in fiber, controlling carbohydrates, and increasing water intake. Activity increases help too. Visit with your doctor to make sure that they are hemorrhoids and nothing else. ...Read more

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Best products for heavy bleeding and blood clots?

Best products for heavy bleeding and blood clots?

Best products should: Be prescribed by your gyn once you have had a proper work-up and diagnosis as that could range form low dose bc pills, to progesterone, to lysteda, to endometrial in office ablation depending on the diagnosis and your desires for any future fertility , so please make an appt to see your gyn. ...Read more

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In summer i hav a period, continue heavy bleeding for three month.My period never be on time n had lots of bleeding?Is there any cure to make on time?

In summer i hav a period, continue heavy bleeding for three month.My period never be on time n had lots of bleeding?Is there any cure to make on time?

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 the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of nose bleed?

What's the best treatment to get rid of nose bleed?

Pinch the nose: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops. Here is a video with more info for you http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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What are all the symptoms of a anovulation ? Is the irregular bleeding heavy or light ? What treatment options are available how can you tell you it

What are all the symptoms of a anovulation ? Is the irregular bleeding heavy or light ? What treatment options are available 
how can you tell you it

Definitions....: Anovulation means you didn't ovulate that cycle. Ovulation occurs mid-cycle and not ovulating does not necessarily alter the flow of the following menses. Treatment is only necessary if anovulation is chronic and you're trying to conceive! good luck! ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Many!: There are many treatment options! but first u need an evaluation to find the cause. Probably need a sonogram, some labs/tests, and also rx depends on whether or not u plan to have more children. Some options (which may or may not work for u depending on what's causing ur pain) include: ocps, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, other medications, an ablation, laparoscopy, or hysterectomy (last 3 r surgeries). ...Read more

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Does small hemorrhagic cyst cause heavy cramp and irr. bleeding? How can I improve? Is cyst going away naturally? Any treatment? No advice from my gyn

Does small hemorrhagic cyst cause heavy cramp and irr. bleeding? How can I improve? Is cyst going away naturally? Any treatment? No advice from my gyn

Yes! to all 3: "hemorrhagic ovarian cysts" imply the presence of blood inside a cyst of the ovary which can be of various types:follicular, corpus luteum, endometriotic, serous, mucinous..can cause pelvic/abdominal pains and irregular menstrual bleeding...often resolve spontaneously.If cysts are follicular or luteal, preventing ovulation with contraceptive pills or DepoProvera can prevent recurrences.Not always ...Read more

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Is there a guideline for doc to administer treatment within a certain timing for threatened miscarriage with heavy bleeding? If yes, within how long?

No guidelines: No, there are no guidelines. If you are only 6 weeks and bleeding heavy like you say, you should be able to miscarry spontaneously, avoiding a D&C. ...Read more

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My age is 49 suffering with heavy bleeding on periods. After an ultrasound scan found an intramural fibroid of 6.5 inches.What is the treatment?

My  age is 49  suffering with heavy bleeding on periods. After  an ultrasound scan  found an intramural fibroid of 6.5 inches.What is the treatment?

Depends: Hysterectomy is most common in the 40s myomectomy is removal of the fibroid from the uterus. And is usually for those wanting to keep the uterus, some newer procdures are uterine artery embolization and ex ablate. Ask your doctor for information about all of the above before making hour final decision. ...Read more

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Toe fungus. Big one is bleeding/dried blood (recurring) a bit at cuticle corner & the skin around is puffy circle. Best treatment laser or Jublia (efinaconazole)? Or?

Toe fungus. Big one is bleeding/dried blood (recurring) a bit at cuticle corner & the skin around is puffy circle. Best treatment laser or Jublia (efinaconazole)? Or?

See a dermatologist: Begin by defining the problem. Is fungus the primary concern? Oral terbinafine for 3 months is safe and costs $12 cash.It is about 60% effective as judged by result 1 year later. Laser costs $1000, not covered by insurance, uncertain result. You need a year to find out if it helped. The cream costs over $1000 for less than 10% success. You pick one. ...Read more

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Hello. I would like to ask about the causes and treatment for per rectal bleeding in a 23 years old male. It has been 6 months, on and off, bright red, slight pain in anus, symptom relieved by increased fluid intake and fibre, no loss of weight or appetit

Hello. I would like to ask about the causes and treatment for per rectal bleeding in a 23 years old male. It has been 6 months, on and off, bright red, slight pain in anus, symptom relieved by increased fluid intake and fibre, no loss of weight or appetit

Hemorrhoids: Nice description of hemorrhoid bleeding. Keep a good balance of fiber (5-6 servings of fruit / vege a day) and hydration (enough liquid to have clear urine 4-5 times a day - not what you get with beer or coffee) and he should have durable relief. Otc hemorrhoid rx may help. If not, or if the bleeding or pain worsens he may have a higher grade of hemorrhoid or fissure and shoul see a doc. ...Read more

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I m diagonoed with bulky uterus 16mm endometrial lining. My age is 52 yrs n facing heavy irregular bleeding. What is the treatment?

I m diagonoed with bulky uterus 16mm endometrial lining. My age is 52 yrs n facing heavy irregular bleeding. What is the treatment?

Endometrial biopsy: This could be anything from perimenopausal bleeding to something more serious. You should follow up with your physician for an endometrial biopsy and to discuss medical (ocp's, lysteda, iud) vs surgical treatments such as endometrial ablations or hysterectomy. ...Read more

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This month oct 7 I had a 3 day heavy bleeding not due till oct 11 I started a period again oct 28 which was 4 days wasn't due till nov 2?

This month oct 7 I had a 3 day heavy bleeding not due till oct 11 I started a period again oct 28 which was 4 days wasn't due till nov 2?

This is not uncommon: Almost all women have an irregular period once in a while. This can occur for many different reasons. Unless this pattern continues you should not be concerned. I am not sure how you determine when your period is due. In general, woman's menstrual cycles are 28 days, from the first day of bleeding to the first day of the next period. In which case, your period should have started on Nov 5. ...Read more

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I have regular cycles and usually have bad cramps and heavy bleeding for the first few days. For the last two cycles I haven't had any cramps, and my ?

I have regular cycles and usually have bad cramps and heavy bleeding for the first few days. For the last two cycles I haven't had any cramps, and my ?

Check pregnancy: do this first if having sex but could be a good sign too , less cramps , if normal bleeding good , if worse see gyn for further test. could just be hormonal adjustment. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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