Changes in hormone levels during the menstrual cycle results in shedding of the uterine lining and bleeding, which is called menstrual bleeding. Generally, for all women in their reproductive age, menstrual bleeding lasts for 5 to 7 days in every 4 to 5 weeks.
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I have been experiencing abnormal menstruation, where I get my periods twice a year, and I am planning to conceive. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a problem of abnormal menstruation. The period happens twice a year. I did not experience any symptoms in my stomach or vagina. I tried to meet the doctor before, but the doctor asked me to take a birth control pill. But I am trying to get a baby. Please help. Thanks. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. If you are experiencing irregular periods, consult your gynecologist specializing in reproductive health or fertility. They can help evaluate your menstrual cycle and identify any underlying conditions causing the irregularity. In terms of ge... Read Full »
My menstrual cycle is irregular, starting within 10 days and lasting seven days, with heavy blood flow. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My menstrual cycle is irregular. Last month, it began in the middle of the month, and I was shocked to see I got within ten days and continued till seven days with heavy blood flow. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is very common, especially in young populations. Irregular periods, acne, and excessive weight gain are commonly seen in PCOS and thyroid disorders. I would suggest doing an ultrasou... Read Full »
My periods have been quite irregular for the past six months, and I have breast pain during my menstruation. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28-year-old, and my periods have been quite irregular past six months. I have breast pain during my menstruation. The pain is severe during the first two days of menstrual cycle. Is it normal to have that kind of pain? Sometimes the pain starts one week before menstrual cycle. I am ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is normal to get some pain during or just before menstruation. You can self-examine the breast to see if there is any lump, discoloration, or abnormality. Sometimes it might be because of a small lump which can be easily managed with medi... Read Full »
Is my period heavy and thick due to miscarriage?
Query: Hi doctor, I missed my periods for two months, and now, I have got my periods. It is very heavy, thick like a mucus and the flow is continuous. Why? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the type of bleeding you are getting. Get one ultrasound pelvis done to see the cause. I suggest you tablet Meftaris (Mefenamic acid and Tranexamic acid) for the time being to reduce blood loss. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or ... Read Full »
I took an I-pill after 13 hours of sexual activity. How do I know if it is withdrawal bleeding or periods?
Query: Hello doctor, I usually get my periods after a 40-day cycle due to a health issue. This month it did not happen, so I was working out and eating right to get my periods. I had no sex since my last menstruation, so I felt safe and skipped the pregnancy test. Yesterday, while pulling out the condom af... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You will have withdrawal bleeding within five days. In both withdrawal bleeding and periods, the endometrial lining is shed, so it does not make any difference whether its withdrawal bleeding or periods. In th... Read Full »
I got my period after three months and I have been bleeding for the past 25 days. Why so?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I am having irregular periods. I got my period after 3 months and I am bleeding for the past 25 days. I went for a full check-up and they said I do not have any PCOD or PCOS issues but they said my blood count is very low. I am bleeding for the past 25 days and the... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you do CBC (complete blood count) and if platelets or WBC are low then get yourself admitted and start platelets, fresh frozen plasma (FFP), and other injection treatments. You can take the Tranexid M (Tr... Read Full »
I delivered my baby last month and got my period this month, but I have bleeding with lochia. Why?
Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 27-year-old female weighing 64 kg. I delivered my baby last month and got my period this month. I have pain and bleeding with lochia. I am taking Faa-20 iron supplements once a day, prescribed by my gynecologist. Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you answer the following questions: 1. How do you know it is lochia? 2. Did you see any sacs or membranes? I also suggest you do the following tests to check your pregnancy status: 1. Serum beta-hCG test 2. Transvaginal scan. I... Read Full »
I have been diagnosed with a chocolate cyst. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old. I have no pelvic pain before, after, or during periods. My periods are coming every month, but the amount of blood is reduced. As we planned to conceive, we decided to have an ultrasound, and the reports showed that I have cysts that are around 5.2 cm in size. What s... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Chocolate cysts are a type of ovarian cyst that is filled with old blood and tissue. They are usually caused by endometriosis, a condition where the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of it, causing inflam... Read Full »
I had an I-pill after unprotected sex, and my last period was very scanty, with only a little flow. Is there anything to be worried about?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old female. I had unprotected sex and had I-pill. My period came on the 28th day of my menstrual cycle this month, but it was very scanty, with only a little flow on the first and second days and only spotting on the third day. I took a urine pregnancy test four days afte... Read Full »
Answer: Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. You have taken emergency contraceptive pills. These hormones interfere with the normal process of fertilization and prevent the chances of conception. After emergency contraceptive pills, normally, there is withdrawal blee... Read Full »
Why did my period last for more than three weeks?
Query: Hello doctor, My menstrual period had lasted for more than three weeks and had not ended. What to do? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Your condition needs immediate attention, as with continuous bleeding, you might have symptoms of anemia. I suggest you do the serum beta-hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) pregnancy test to confirm your pregnan... Read Full »