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Light periods, want to conceive. What could be the reason, treatment?

Hello. my name is shakira and i am 26 years old. lately my periods have become extremely light they are regular but are very light. am trying to concieve as well but itsn ot happeneing. can you suggest what it could be? i dont have any illness or disease whatsoever i believe. i am worried about my lighter period thanks
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

You haven't mentioned the color of bleeding.

During menstrual period the color of bleeding is bright red and it contains many clots in it.

The amount of blood lost during a period ranges between 20-80 ml.

If amount of blood lost during period is less than 20 ml, it can be taken as light period.

At your age the cause can be like stress, excessive exercise, eating disorder, thyroid condition, hormonal imbalance, use of contraceptive pills, PCOS, autoimmune disorder etc.

To establish diagnosis, thorough examination and some investigations are required.

Thus, you should consult a Gynecologist in person for examination.

Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic and posting your query.

Hope you found my response to your query informative and helpful.

If you have further concerns in this regard, you can submit those with Healthcaremagic as well.

With good wishes,
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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