Menstrual Bleeding

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What is heavy menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I was diagnosed to have iron deficiency anemia. My primary doctor thinks this is due to heavy menstrual bleeding. Therefore, he advised me to see the gynecologist. I never thought I had heavy periods. What is the actual definition of heavy menstrual bleeding? My period alway...  Read Full »
Dr. Sonal Prasad
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, your menstruation will be considered as heavy. More than 80 mL of blood loss, bleeding for more than six days and passage of clots indicates heavy flow. Do not be scared about visiting a gynecologist. Since you are a virgin, you will not undergo internal or per sp...  Read Full »
What can be done for heavy menstruation with pain and vomiting?
Query: Hi doctor, Every month, I have a very heavy menstruation, especially on the first day. I cannot move or do anything because of pain. My head, stomach, and lower back ache very badly. I vomit a lot and even when my stomach is empty, I feel like I want to vomit. I tried many painkillers, but they d...  Read Full »
Dr. Sabita Laskar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Heavy menstrual bleeding could be due to hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism means, your thyroid gland is not producing enough thyroid hormones. Excessive bleeding could also be due to infection in your uterus. Another possible cause is a benign tumor in your uterus. ...  Read Full »
Does stress affect my menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, I consulted with you the last time whether I can be pregnant as I had sex with my partner on the eighth day of my period and we used condoms as protection. You told that I would not get pregnant. Today I am on the fifth day of my period. On the first two days, the bleeding was no...  Read Full »
Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Be relaxed. Once you have your periods, it is enough evidence that there is no pregnancy. Yes, the mind controls the periods' dates, amount of bleeding and ovulation too. With so much stress, your period will show changes. I am 100% sure that there is no pregnancy....  Read Full »
How to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from prolonged menstrual bleeding. The bleeding did not stop for the past one month. I have PCOD and I am overweight. How to stop the bleeding? Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Sonal Prasad
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to PCOD - polycystic ovarian disease often gets presented with heavy menstruation. I suggest tablet Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) one tablet three times a day till bleeding stops. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. This wil...  Read Full »
What can cause irregular menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from irregular bleeding for the past six weeks. I have been using Mirena for the past 10 years for birth control and PCOD. After Mirena my periods had stopped and I would get them once in six months for a day. In six weeks, I have got this bleeding for the third time. It l...  Read Full »
Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your history, it appears that you are having abnormal uterine bleeding and the cause can be many. As you told that you are diabetic, I would advise you to get a transvaginal scan first and followed by endometrial sampling to rule out the cause. In your case...  Read Full »
I am on birth control pill for excessive bleeding. Is there any other option to treat my condition?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 53-year-old female who has been on a low dosage of BCP continuously for past 17 years due to periods that never stopped and was bedridden for six months due to having no more blood left to pump my heart. Secondly, I was hospitalized and had three blood transfusions. Medically ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you are 53 years now and your primary concern was menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) which causes anemia and other issues. If it has been controlled with birth control since the last six months, then this indicates hormonal imbalances. Now at 53, you should b...  Read Full »
Heavy Period Bleeding and How to Manage Them
Article Overview: This article talks about when menstrual bleeding is considered as heavy, what are the symptoms, how to deal with this problem and what are the treatment options.  Read Article »
Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Heavy menstrual bleeding, a condition medically known as menorrhagia, is associated with severe bleeding during menstruation. Heavy bleeding leads to discomfort, anemia, giddiness, and is quantified by the number of pads used during the periods. Symptoms of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Menstrual bleed ...  Read Article »
How can I get my period immediately?
Query: Hello doctor,My period has delayed two days. I want to get period in one day. I am going on a trip so I want to get period immediately. How can I get it? Please suggest me any medicine.  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hormones are used to delay or prepone menstrual bleeding. Hormones or medicines need to start in advance like a week or six days before. If you are going in one or two days and the due date is also within one or two days, then hormone might not be as effective as it wou...  Read Full »
Should I start a new pack of Femilon on the first day of every period?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 35 years old and my weight is 56 kg. My daughter is 3 years 3 months old. My doctor advised me to take one Femilon tablet daily from the first day of my period for contraception purpose. Last day of my period was 22nd of last month. At 21st night of this month, I felt that my perio...  Read Full »
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is a hormonal contraceptive pill which could reduce the amount of menstrual bleeding. This will occur in this cycle as well as probably in all your next cycles and this is entirely normal. The recommendation is to continue the pills for 21 days throughout and...  Read Full »
Is my missed period due to stress?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old female who weighs 139 kg. I am concerned about my periods. I had my last period two months ago, but have not had one since then. I feel that I ovulated on time after my last period, and have basically had PMS ever since. I have very tender breasts, lower left sided a...  Read Full »
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The problem was bound to start sooner, if not later. The reason for the absence of menstrual bleeding is due to being grossly overweight. 139 kg is something you should be concerned about. Yes, stress and anxiety can be a cause of absent cycle as well as cystic ovari...  Read Full »


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