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It is necessary to see a gyno for irregular periods?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Advised.

Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone).
Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier.

In brief: Advised.

Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone).
Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine

In brief: Can see family dr

Many of these issues can be addressed by your family doctor and if they cannot address them they can refer you to a gynecologist.
This is a good first place to start.

In brief: Can see family dr

Many of these issues can be addressed by your family doctor and if they cannot address them they can refer you to a gynecologist.
This is a good first place to start.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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