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Menstrual Cycle (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 will happen to my body if I suddenly stop taking my ocp's?

What will happen to my body if I suddenly stop taking my ocp's?

Cycle will start : Stop pills and your cycle will start. It also means you will restart ovulating so other contraception is important. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period immediately?

How can I stop my period immediately?

I don't think: Mother nature installed us with on- off switches for menstruation. Discuss options for managing you period lenth with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How to stop my period?

How to stop my period?

Hormones: Hormonal medication prescribed by a MD can arrest you period. ...Read more

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How do I know when will my period return after i stop breastfeeding and switched birth control?

How do I know when will my period return after i stop breastfeeding and switched birth control?

It varies: If you have not cycled while breastfeeding, i would recommend a pregnancy test before starting any birth control just to be sure! then it will probably start at the end of the first to third pack. I guess you are talking about birth control pills. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period on the first day?

How can I stop my period on the first day?

Birth control pills: Many women want to stop their periods early for a special trip. The only practical way to do this is to start a new pack of birth control pills early, in fact you can avoid the period all together by not taking the sugar pills at the end of the pack. You start oral contraceptives with the first day of you menses which will shorten you period but no guarantee about shortening it to only one day. ...Read more

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Does permarin stops your period. My doctor prescribed it to me to stop my period. It's been going for a month.

Does permarin stops your period. My doctor prescribed it to me to stop my period. It's been going for a month.

Premarin (conjugated estrogens) stops bleed: Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a form estrogen. This can be used to try to stop bleeding depending on the underlying reason for the bleeding. If it's going to work, it usually will within 7 days. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period before it start?

Birth control pills: Hormonal contraception is a great way to control your period. You can skip the placebo pills and restart the next pack. Nuvaring can be exchanged without taking a break. Same with the patch. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop some people's periods. Depoprovera shot can too. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period before it starts?

How can I stop my period before it starts?

If: on birth control, you could skip the placebo pills and start the next pack. But if not on birth control, no other way. If you are pregnant, that would keep you from a period, but not a recommended way to avoid your menses. ...Read more

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What will help stop period pains?

What will help stop period pains?

OCP: Ocps work well, nonsteroidals like Ibuprofen also work. Talk to your doctor for options. ...Read more

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How to stop my period after it has started?

Normal period <=7d: Normal periods should last 7 days or less. If you are bleeding longer than this, there are many possible causes, but this should be investigated. Hormonal treatments (such as combined birth control pills or synthetic progesterone) can stop a prolonged period, but the cause should first be determined. ...Read more

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What do I take to stop my period. It's on already . Am on pilgrimage and need it to stop immediately?

What do I take to stop my period. It's on already . Am on pilgrimage and need it to stop immediately?

Medications: The birth control pills would have helped to regulate your period if started previously. Ibuprofen if you are not allergic to same can help,drink water,vegetable especially green beans. Enjoy your pilgrimage ...Read more

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I need to stop my period for my date what can I do to reduce the bleeding?

I need to stop my period for my date what can I do to reduce the bleeding?

Please see your: Gyn there are meds that can be perscribed under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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What to do if i just started my first period while on depo-provera, what should I expect?

Another shot: If you are using the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for contraception, it is time to get another shot. If not give your md some follow up. The bleeding is usually mild (brown discharge) and lasts 1 to 3 days. ...Read more

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Why does my period stop and then start again?

Why does my period stop and then start again?

Common : This is related to just the flow and is usually not a problem. You can be Checked for certain conditions like polyps that may contribute to this ...Read more

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What will happen if i start my birth control without my period?

What will happen if i start my birth control without my period?

Extra bleeding: Assuming you are not pregnant, starting your birth-control without waiting for your period won't hurt you; but it can make you have irregular bleeding or extra periods for a few months until your body adjusts. Its best to wait for your period so that you know you are not pregnant and the pill is in sync with your natural cycle. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am on the progesterone only pill called cerelle and it is causing me constant periods, if I stop taking it will my period stop and how soon?

I am on the progesterone only pill called cerelle and it is causing me constant periods,  if I stop taking it will my period stop and how soon?

7-10 days: Progesterone only pills such as Cerelle are notorious for causing irregular, unpredictable bleeding. if you stop taking it, you will probably have an episode of heavy bleeding within about a week. After that, the bleeding should stop and you should resume normal cycles. If you still need contraception, it might be a good idea to get started on a combined estrogen/progesterone pill. ...Read more

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I was put on megestrol for breakthrough bleeding . It stopped after two days. If I do not continue will I get my period again? What will happen?

I was put on megestrol for breakthrough bleeding . It stopped after two days. If I do not continue will I get my period again? What will happen?

Possibly yes: Generally, bleeding may resume after stopping megestrol and the problem that prompted the prescription may return as well. One shoul;d take medication as prescribed. The problem may also not return. It is best to ask your doctor, who has more knowledge of the circumstances. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more