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Wht can I do when I have heavy menstruation?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Know your options
The cause of the heavy periods is not something we can always answer. There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods.
Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation if you are done having children.

In brief: Know your options
The cause of the heavy periods is not something we can always answer. There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods.
Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation if you are done having children.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: You have Choices
Abnormal periods need evaluation; sonogram, lab tests.
Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken during period), Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Minimally invasive options: endometrial ablation (in-office), hysteroscopy polyp removal or fibroid resection; and only if these treatments fail then consider hysterectomy - vaginal or laparoscopic if possible.

In brief: You have Choices
Abnormal periods need evaluation; sonogram, lab tests.
Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken during period), Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Minimally invasive options: endometrial ablation (in-office), hysteroscopy polyp removal or fibroid resection; and only if these treatments fail then consider hysterectomy - vaginal or laparoscopic if possible.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Advil (ibuprofen)
Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin may help.
There are other medications made for this problem that may help. See your doctor for a prescription.

In brief: Advil (ibuprofen)
Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin may help.
There are other medications made for this problem that may help. See your doctor for a prescription.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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