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My period didn't come on?

My period didn't come on?

No Period this month: There could be many reasons for this. But, the most important question is could you be pregnant. If not then please seek out the advise of your trusted health care provider. If you could be pregnant it is time for a home pregnancy test. ...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 clumpy?

Why is my period so clumpy?

Many options: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) 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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Why haven't I gotten my period?

Why haven't I gotten my period?

Period: First thing to do is be screened for pregnancy. Get a over the counter pregnancy test and check it out. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period in 5 months

I haven't had my period in 5 months

Pregnant?: If you have been sexually active, get a pregnancy test or see a gyn md who can make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there a way to shorten my period?

Is there a way to shorten my period?

Yes: You can shorten your period with a newer birth control pill that has lower levels of estrogen and shorter pill free weeks. One option is loloestrin. There are only 3 placebo pills in this pill pack. ...Read more

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My period keeps stopping and going, why?

You would need to be: Evaluated to find out why your periods are irregular. ...Read more

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I haven't gotten my period since January ?

I haven't gotten my period since January ?

See GYN: The medical term for this is amenorrhea. There are many causes that can do this. Please see a gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I really don't like my period so so so much?

I really don't like my period so so so much?

Most women agree: There are several options of medicines, BCPs, that would dramatically alter the frequency and length of your period. With some options you could do away with your period for a while. See you doctor to discuss those options. ...Read more

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I am 17 and I haven't come on my period yet?

I am 17 and I haven't come on my period yet?

Delayed Puberty: This is an issue that needs to be addressed in your doctor's office. They will know or at least be able to get your complete medical history as well as your family history and then initiate a work-up to investigate for possible causes. ...Read more

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I've had my period everyday for 7 months. Why?

Go to Doctor Today: Wow. With all of the risks of cervical and uterine cancers I am amazed that you have not been to a gynecologist yet and had the reason for your bleeding evaluated. Please get to them today. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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