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Irregular Periods

Irregular periods are a concern for many women. The situation can be intensified when a person is overweight, polycystic ovaries can be the root cause of the issue. Irregular periods can also happen when is under stress, seen environment changes, has gone through a sudden weight loss, may have encountered severe exhaustion, or currently experience thyroid problems.

It is important at this time to check insulin level, thyroid functions, hormone levels, and to also have an ultrasound at the pelvis level just to make sure everything is OK. There is a treatment for polycystic ovaries or hypothyroidism but consult with your doctor first.

At a young age, secondary amenorrhea – when a person suddenly stops menstruating after having menstruated the previous months has also led to irregular periods. In these instances, birth control pills have also been led to regulating periods.

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Medication Abortion (Abortion Pill)

Medication Abortion, or abortion pill, can sometimes be the safest way to induce a miscarriage. It is normal to experience lower abdominal pain as the body is trying to flush out early embryo.

It is always good practice to checking up with your doctor on the progress and having regular ultrasounds just to ensure that the uterus is completely empty.

However if the lower abdominal pain has exceeded a couple of weeks, it may be those remnants of the conception might still be present. It is absolutely important to either go to the ER to get yourself checked out as any remnants may lead to uterine infection.

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Pregnancy occurs when a sperm meets an egg during a woman’s most fertile period when she is ovulating. A woman is the most fertile 24 hours prior to ovulation and 12 hours after ovulation. Since spermatozoa have a lifespan of a week, being sexually active around this ovulation time-frame increases the chances of pregnancy as it just takes one sperm cell to fertilize.

However, if a woman has just had her period, it takes on average around 14 days for the eggs to release leading up to ovulation. A woman is highly unlikely to get pregnant during this time period.

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A period usually occurs at the end of the menstrual cycle which includes heavy blood flow and occurs on a regular interval cycle. However when urinating during timeframes outside of a typical menstrual cycle, blood may be seen which leads to what doctor’s diagnose as spotting.Although spotting is very normal, a couple of factors that may contribute to it is an improper hormonal balance, just undergone ovulation, or at times implantation bleeding.

In rare severe cases, spotting can be due to infections, polyps, or minor trauma in the uterus.

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Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharges are a common occurrence and is usually shown by a brown to grey discharge. In some scenarios an odor may imitate but should only be seen rarely.The most common remedy for vaginal discharge is to practice proper hygiene and the keep area very dry. If however, the issue persisted, a more serious issue may be root cause such as a yeast infection.

Over the counter medications such as Monistat which help fight yeast infections, but it is always good to first have a chat with your local doctor or our online doctors for a free chat at your convenience.

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Period Cramps

Period cramps occur at the starting of a women’s menstrual cycle. Women during this time start experience severe low abdominal exercise pain for which painkillers may not be able to solve.Normal treatment of period cramps is through painkiller medications such as Acetaminophen which is an over the counter medication. The recommendation is also to check with your doctor to rule out Endometriosis.

Endometriosis is a disorder where the lining of the uterus grows outside as opposed to the insides of the uterus, or when any ordinary tissue in the uterus bleeds in other parts of the body. Endometriosis shows itself through severe abdominal pain which may mask itself as a period cramp.

Consult your doctor for period cramps with an unusual amount of pain in order to be diagnosed with Endometriosis. If the diagnosis rules out Endometriosis, your doctor may prescribe for you painkillers reducing the discomfort of period pains. Consult your doctor or you can begin chatting our doctors for a free at your convenience.

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