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I am concering why is my period so heavy some months and really light other months?

I am concering why is my period so heavy some months and really light other months?

Please see a gyn: For a work up as u need an exam . Blood work and an ultrasound and then the gyn can tell you what the cause may be and treatment options. ...Read more

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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Why is my period so heavy can't leave my tampon in longer 45-60 min and have to wear a pad. Its never been this bad and is there anything to help.

Why is my period so heavy can't leave my tampon in longer 45-60 min and have to wear a pad. Its never been this bad and is there anything to help.

A few ideas: Endometriosis can cause this type of bleeding, as can a syndrome called vonwillebrand's. Thyroid problems and being too heavy or thin can cause abnormal amounts of bleeding too. Ibuprofen can help wtih bleeding, consider taking 600mg. You should see a doctor though for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am one month after a cystectemy and ovary removal why is my period so heavy and painful?

I am one month after a cystectemy and ovary removal why is my period so heavy and painful?

Ovary/uterus: The mentrual cycle is a shedding of the uterine lining and is hormonally induced. Have your GYN check your female hormone levels and thyroid function. ...Read more

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Why is my period heavy?

Why is my period heavy?

Heavy periods: There are many possibilities for the cause of heavy periods. Make an appointment with your doctor for an examination to determine cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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My period is really heavy. Why?

My period is really heavy. Why?

See your doc...: Heavy periods can be caused by many things such as fibroid tumors, adenomyosis, infection, problems with your blood's clotting system and many more. Some women have such heavy periods that they become anemic. The only way to know the reason in your specific case it for you to see an Ob/Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm on my period but I'm not using tampons it's not heavy like always. I'm not sure ways going on?

I'm on my period but I'm not using tampons it's not heavy like always. I'm not sure ways going on?

Nice change: If I understand correctly you are saying you usually have heavy periods but this one is light. That is a nice change. Hopefully the light ones will continue in the future. Variations in the cycle from month to month do not usually mean much. ...Read more

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How come my period isnt as heavy as last months?

How come my period isnt as heavy as last months?

Not sure.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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I've had my period for 3 months and it's really heavy?

I've had my period for 3 months and it's really heavy?

See a doctor: This is not normal. Heavy menstrual bleeding can cause anemia. There may be some other issue that may be causing the bleeding which needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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