Conditions with symptom: 'heavy period'
Hi, i am 13 and i started my period nearly a year ago. The last period i had it was extremely heavy, i had to keep changing my pads every 20-30 minutes. I had terrible period pain and as a result of this i was sick twice whilst on my period on the same day. I have missed my period which was due at the beginning of the month, and i wondered whether there is a solution to period pain (apart from painkillers) and why my period was this heavy? Also do you think that because my period was so heavy that time it was sort of like two periods merging into one? Note: I have started using tampons.
are you using the highest absorbancy pads available? if not, then this will reduce the amount you need to change them! some women are heavier and have more pain than others. it is due to your hormone levels. no, it wasnt two period merging into one! that doesnt happen! (i am a biologist!) there isnt much you can do about period pain apart from painkillers. however if the heaviness and the pain starts to become a regular occurance then you should speak to your mum and go see your GP. i am not sure if they will give the oral contraceptive pill to someone your age but they might. the pill doesnt just act as a contraceptive, because it is a dose of hormones it regulates the level of hormones and elevates symptoms such as period pain and heavy flow. i hope this helps you. good luck!
I am thirty two and 6 months ago had my first baby. I had to have a emergency c-section and bled quite heavy during and after. Three months after having my baby i had my first period which was better that any other period i have ever had, it was not painful or heavy and only lasted 5 days. I then had 3 months without a period and i am now having my period, I am in my 10th day and it is quite heavy but i am having quite a bit of lower back pain. What is the normal length and should i see a doctor or is this just my body getting back to normal after having a baby.
I am travelling over seas for 3 1/2 weeks with a group of 60 teenagers, both girls and boys in a choir tour. We will be staying in hostels, where we have to share rooms with other girls of up to 12. The bathrooms will be shared and i am quite worried about my period. I have a heavy period and I often have to get up 2-3 times at night time on my heavy days and that is with doubling up pads. I am worried that I will leak everywhere. I am trying everything to make my period come a week early (there are some crazy ways!!)so that i only get the end of my period at the start of the trip, but nothing seems to be working and it ended up that my period came 1 week late instead of early. I have just finished my period and i am leaving for america in 19 days. Is there anything that I can do to make it easier for me in America. I was thinking about using the diva cup, but I am too scared to ask my mum or use it. Please help! P.S Please don't say that other girls go through it, because not everyone has a heavy period and they don't understand.
Am 20 yrs old, my period has been heavy ever since I started when I was 13yrs... The past 2 weeks my temperature has been up and down, but mostly up, burning up, and after a week of the up/down temperature I started my period for this month but its really really light, hardly anything its so light but I still have the pain of a heavy period that I normally have. It's now been 2 weeks of the temperature and its still going strong and a week of my period (not that it's much of a period). Am getting a bit worried. And because of the burning up temperature I can't wear more then a top which meant I got soaked in the heavy rain we had, so now got a bit of a cough.
mine looks mostly like number 4, actually it really looks like number 4! anyway i have really thick heavy discharge every day its either white and creamy or clear and stretchy... i know these are normal but i get them every day and so heavy! it really embarrasses me and i just want to know if i can stop it being so heavy and consistant... i am 13 years old and i have a regular period every 3 weeks and thats also really heavy
Hi I am Linda and i started period 2 days ago and I have heavy period and small blood clot . And my parent know I am having my period but they does not know I am have heavy period with small blood clots so should I tell them this?
I had the contraceptive implant put in about a year ago and were told that you could either have no period, a 'normal'period or a heavy one but I've been on for three months now and before that I was on for quite a while as well, there was only a week break between the two periods. They are usually light but sometimes quite heavy, is this normal or is something wrong?
I also have the implant. This is my third one now and I have had varying effects of periods over the past 7-8 years. This last one I've had Is now called nexplannon and for the first few months it was ok but for months now my periods have been heavy. Painful. And weekly with a day or two break In between. I have been taking the pill to manage my periods but 3 weeks ago I ran out and it's been awful ever since. They are very painful. Extremely heavy. But 3 full periods in 3 weeks is awful. Time to get back on the pill. Only thing is being pumped with all these hormones does nothing for your sex drive
hi am helen and just turned 50 I had a period on the end of jan that ended on 4 feb bleed for a 7 days the first few days were heavy I had a weeks rest and I started another period on the 11th feb which again lasted 7days again which was heavy the doctor said my horman count are ok as I had a blood test for something else last year am a bit worried
i have fibroids which i have really very heavy periods. my doctor advice i should take family planning pills. i have started taking the pills three months ago and the heavy period has stopped. now am experiencing very heavy discharge, i have to wear pads all the time, i had even to break up with my partner because of this. please help me, is there any treatment for this?
Please help! I am a 27 year old woman and I have been on my period for nearly 2 months. I have irregular cycle so some months I miss my period which I am used to now. A month into my heavy period I felt this was not normal so I went to see my GP and he gave me Tranexamic Acid Tablets to take 3 times a day for 4 days. The heavy bleading has stoped but I am still bleeding but very light, sometimes very dark and clotted. I refuse to let my boyfriend close to me intimately because I feel so uncomfortable and I feel there's something wrong with me. Is this normal? Please help! THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.
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