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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

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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My period's always been paralyzingly painful and heavy is that normal and what can I do about it? also its only recently become regular it's been 5yrs

My period's always been paralyzingly painful and heavy is that normal and what can I do about it? also its only recently become regular it's been 5yrs

Can have endometrios: is a condition where some of the lining from the Uterus falls with in the pelvic cavity and starts to grow and every month as a person is having a period the lining or the implanted cells with in the abdominal cavity bleed internally and cause pain , treatment to begin with can be antiinflammatory agents like motrin, aleve, etc. OCPS help too , the next level should be discussed with your Ob/Gyn ...Read more

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I've been on my period for 10 days. Not heavier or painful just longer than my regular 6 days. Should I be overly concerned?

I've been on my period for 10 days. Not heavier or painful just longer than my regular 6 days. Should I be overly concerned?

No: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My period started 2 days ago really really light the next day go really heavy and painful 3rd day really light what is wrong?

My period started 2 days ago really really light the next day go really heavy and painful 3rd day really light what is wrong?

Probably nothing: Women can from time to time will see irregularites in how they bleed. If this is abnormal for you, i would watch for a couple more cycles. If you are still concerned, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My period is very heavy and painful what are the best ways to help with these issues?

BCPs: If you're not wanting to get pregnant now,the easiest way to help with your periods is with OCPs. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more

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My period came 8days earlier and my cycle is now 22days and it's also heavy and with clots and quite painful this has never happened usually it comes 2days early or 3days but now 8days should I be worried? I have my period on the 13th of October and now i

My period came 8days earlier and my cycle is now 22days and it's also heavy and with clots and quite painful this has never happened usually it comes 2days early or 3days but now 8days should I be worried? I have my period on the 13th of October and now i

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). U should check a preg test 2. ...Read more

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What can be the cause that this month my period started with a week of spotting then a week of heavy, painful period. After the spotting haven't stop.

What can be the cause that this month my period started with a week of spotting then a week of heavy, painful period. After the spotting haven't stop.

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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My period lasts for 3 days only (1st & 2nd: heavy; 3rd: spots), but it's very painful. And my regular interval is always around 30 days. What's wrong?

My period lasts for 3 days only (1st & 2nd: heavy; 3rd: spots), but it's very painful. And my regular interval is always around 30 days. What's wrong?

Many options: There are multiple options for painful l periods. Ibuprofen is often used. 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. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more