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Does eating ice make u stay on your cycle longer or bleed more?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: No

Compulsively eating ice (pagophagia) has no causative effect on the duration or intensity of your menses.
However, it may be a sign of anemia (low blood) from heavy menses. Go see your family doc for a simple blood test to check your blood count.

In brief: No

Compulsively eating ice (pagophagia) has no causative effect on the duration or intensity of your menses.
However, it may be a sign of anemia (low blood) from heavy menses. Go see your family doc for a simple blood test to check your blood count.
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