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Menstrual Irregularity

Menstrual irregularity refers to changes in the regularity, duration, or flow of menstrual periods. Menstrual irregularity is common and can be caused by various factors, including hormonal imbalances, pregnancy, breastfeeding, menopause, weight changes, stress, or certain medical conditions. Symptoms of menstrual irregularity may include missed periods, heavy or prolonged bleeding, or irregular bleeding between periods. Treatment options for menstrual irregularity depend on the underlying cause and may include medication, lifestyle changes, or surgery.

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My periods are irregular, and I have cramps and spotting. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing cramping and spotting since yesterday. Yesterday it was just a dot, but today, more than that. My period date is yet to come. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Have you recently quit or started any contraceptives, hormones, or medications? Do you have any medical history of clotting or bleeding disorder? Have you previously noticed any pelvic infection, trauma, or pelvic region skin lesion? My advice is to have one tra...  Read Full »

My sister has a hormonal imbalance. Will Copper-T help?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister was experiencing irregular periods and sometimes bleeding was heavy during the menstrual period. We consulted a gynecologist. She suggested taking pelvis scan where they observed that endometrium line became thick. They informed that it was due to hormonal imbalance. Later we...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I do not think the doctor has advised copper-T. I think she would have advised intrauterine hormonal device called LNG (Levonorgestrel) which contains hormone progesterone. It will regularise the cycles and control heavy flow and need not take oral medicines. It is u...  Read Full »

What is the medicine to be taken to get regular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old married female. I have PCOD problem, and I have not taken any treatment yet. I did not get periods from the last three months. What medication should I take to get regular periods?  Read Full »

Dr. Sathawane Aparna Mulchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First, you need to undergo investigations like an ultrasound of the pelvis, thyroid and prolactin profile. If you have already done the tests, then no need to repeat them. As you did not get periods for three months, get a urine pregnancy test done to rule out pregnancy....  Read Full »

I am having irregular periods and feeling fatigued. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 48 years old. I have been experiencing irregular periods, which I realize as normal as I am entering menopause age. Last month, I did not get my period. But, this month it has been a heavy and lengthy one for more than 17 days now. I felt the normal fatigue and today, I have been fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you have bleeding and you have to change two to three pads per day, then you do not have to do anything for bleeding on urgent basis. At 48 years of age, if you are bleeding heavily, then better get an appointment and check your cervix and the other things. If requir...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting periods despite taking medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old female. My weight is 91, and I have three children. I am not having my menstrual period for the past four years. After running some tests, doctors confirmed it is high prolactin, and gave me drugs, but it did not help. I want to find out if there going to be any dama...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It points out that you had early menopause, which occurs in 5 to 10 percent of women at age less than 40 years of age. And yes it has adverse effects same just like menopause in another woman at the usual age. So you must consult your local doctor and get a prescrip...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting periods after giving birth?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old. I had no periods for the past five years, after giving birth. I suspect hypothalamic amenorrhea. I had one round of Clomid during my ovulation period, but I had no pregnancy. During the last few months, I stopped my exercise, and so I gained weight. Can I try natura...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Just by using Clomid (Clomifene) or Letrozole, you may not have your periods. Did you have any significant bleeding post delivery? Your weight looks fine. No periods for five years is too long, and present hormone levels will be unknown. I suggest you have any of the...  Read Full »

What could be the permanent solution for irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 22 years old. She is suffering from irregular periods. She is taking Diane-35 to get regular periods. If she stops the tablet, then her periods will go missing. What is the permanent solution for her? Please suggest. Additionally, she has thyroid problem. She is under regula...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As I can presume, your sister is having cystic ovaries with irregular menstruation termed polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Here, the ovaries produce hormones in a disordered manner as well as there is no production of egg. Probably it can be due to obesity or hypot...  Read Full »

Can Dronis help me in conception and why is it prescribed?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married 15 months back. From then I am trying to conceive. I am having irregular periods only after marriage. For the past two months, my period occurred in a gap of 45 days. When I consulted my doctor, I got to know it as PCOS. I am using B-long tablet in the morning, afternoon ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As you told you are having irregular periods and you have been taking treatment for PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), it is good. For getting pregnant there are some treatment methods available, you have to take something for ovulation ind...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling nauseous despite a negative pregnancy test?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old female, who started taking birth control pills eight months back, but I only took it for a week and stopped taking them. In that same week, I had unprotected sex with my fiance, and I had my periods the next day. The next month I got my periods two weeks earlier, and I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I see two problems in your history. Let me tell you the reason and solution. Birth control pills come in a pack of 21 or 21 active plus seven dummy pills, or the single dose of an emergency contraceptive pill. Whichever you take, will suppress...  Read Full »

I have irregular and painful periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,Initially, I have not been using any contraceptives for the last five years, and I have never conceived before. My menstrual cycles have been irregular for as long as I can recall. There are instances where I skip one to three months, and sometimes up to five months, while other times, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern.I am so sorry to hear the pain you have experienced. You seem to be dealing with irregular periods and severe pain that affects your daily life. I can provide some general information that might be helpful.Irregular periods can have a variet...  Read Full »

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