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Why Are My Periods So Heavy
Many possibilities: Your profile says you are 44 years of age, so the things that can cause heavy periods for your age include: fibroids (benign tumors of the uterus), polyps of the uterine lining, being overweight, and hormone related changes that result in an imbalance in the ratio of estrogen (too much, which thickens the lining of the uterus) to Progesterone (too little, which works against the estrogen effects). ...Read more
I am 41 years old .currently having problem with my periods.They are getting heavier and very painful.Need help.x?
Period problems: You need to see your GYN for an exam and evaluation of your heavy, painful periods. Your options will depend on what you exam ...Read more
My periods have become really heavy and irregular I had a loop dithermier done 2years ago because of abnormal cells?
I am 32 years old and my periods are awkward? One month, its really light and the next, its very heavy. Should I be concerned? What could this mean?
See Ob/gyn: There are many reasons for why your period changes from month to month. It is best to see your ob/gyn for an exam to figure out what is causing the changes and the best ways to treat it. Usually treatment is some form of birth control pill that can help regulate your periods. ...Read more
My periods have only been lasting 2-3 days since my D&C 4 months ago. The first day is light, 2 heavy days and it just stops. Gyno did u.s, normal. ?
????: Why would u want to do that?, you are the 1st person I have ever heard of in 28 yrs taht I have been in practice who wants heavier periods , if you have had a workup and everything is normal, no reason to have heavier periods if you are already having periods. ...Read more
My periods are completely irregular and unpredictable. I never know how heavy they'll be or how long they'll last. What can I do about this?
My periods 9 days early and very heavy. I have a totally regular cycle, and have done for 11 years. Should i be worried, i'm 22.
Menses irregular: This happens to many women without its having significant negative connotations. Relax and do not worry unless this becomes a consistent phenomenon. If it recurs see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more
Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...Read more
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