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Why Am I Skipping My Period
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
Possible causes: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: At your age , you can get an in office endometrial abaltion that I do in office takes 8 minutes, gets rid of endometrium , easy, so no more periods or just very light ones, if one is younger and wants to preserve fertilty and the gyn has done a normal workup , you can take continuous bcpills( no placebo pills) or depo-provera and that should get rid of periods so see your gyn. ...Read more
Yes, it is possible.: The contraceptive patch contains powerful synthetic Estrogens and progestogens, on purpose distorting the normal physiology of the menstrual cycle, for the desired effect of avoiding gestation. Ovulation is not taking place, the cervical mucus thickens and the uterine lining is thinning out so much, to the point where there is no withdrawal bleeding when you remove the patch. ...Read more
Had a mc on july 17 at 5 weeks spotted for 3 days. Aug 19 and still non period and neg test. Is it normal to skip month? Or did I test to early?
Wait a month: I would see if your period comes next month and check another test in 2-3 weeks. If there is no period still and test is negative, i would get checked by the gyn. ...Read more
First time using BC and I want to skip my next cycle period. I still haven't started this cycle so If I start BC before period will I skip 2 cycles?
Periods always a wkk late after my previous period, on dec it was around the 15th & jan it was the 25th, ill skip feb & have it on march5th, this bad?
Yes you can: Just like with the pill, you can skip the week off and just replace the ring with the next one. If you experience breakthrough bleeding, then take a week off and start again. Remember, the NuvaRing does not offer 100% protection from pregnancy and it does not protect against std's. You already know that I am sure! ...Read more
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