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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

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Why do I gain lots of weight when its the time of the month(period)? Up too what amount can I gain?

Why do I gain lots of weight when its the time of the month(period)? Up too what amount can I gain?

It is due to: Retention of fluid as result of the hormones . The hormones have property that retain sodium which attract water with it .Since it is transient incidence , you should not worry . However , if the symptoms are sever you see pcp/obgyn. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend lost a lot if weight at the same time over a period of 2 months without trying. Should we be worried?

Me and my boyfriend lost a lot if weight at the same time over a period of 2 months without trying. Should we be worried?

Diet change?: If you both have changed your diet that could do it. Any other symptoms? Diarrhea? Have both of you been sick? Are your both exercising more? Little more information would help. ...Read more

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After 9 month of delivery i got my 1st period, n they are not so heavy n not even painful is this normal bcoz I heard that 1st period are painful?

After 9 month of delivery i got my 1st  period,  n they are not so heavy n not even painful is this normal bcoz I heard that 1st period are painful?

Varies a lot: It is impossible to say what is normal for the first period after delivery. Periods can be very irregular. Everything sounds just fine. ...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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I am having my third heavy period this month & im in so much pain. Why?

I am having my third heavy period this month & im in so much pain. Why?

Hormonal problems: there can be hormonal problems such as low thyroid and also anatomical problems such as fibroids or polyps of ovarian cysts that can cause heavy irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Can not having your period for multiple months make you gain weight?

Can not having your period for multiple months make you gain weight?

Other way around?: Generally not, but weight gain and the stress leading to weight gain can alter menses. ...Read more

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Why do I have very heavy period that last sometime for a whole month?

Why do I have very heavy period that last sometime for a whole month?

Many options: There are multiple options. 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. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more

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Can you have a heavy period one month and then a really light one the next?

Yes, commonly: Menstrual periods can vary in terms of amount o fbleeding, more commonly in early years. The difference is brought about by hormonal inequilibrium, some illness etc. It should stabilize in a few months. If not, pl get examined by your primary doctor or an Ob/Gynae for ruling out any medical condition. Feel better:) ...Read more