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Irregular periods, putting on weight. Prescribed megest pills. Treatment options?

hullo doctor am 20yr old i have been suffering from irregular past 1 1/2yr i hav consult my family doctor she adviced me to take megest 10mg pills before 10days of periods but am still facing it so plz tell me how to get rid of this problem..i have notice that i have put on so much of weight is this bcoz of irregular periods??i even more look elder than my siblings..plz help me out thank you
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Use of progesterone only helps to relieve the hormone imbalance temporarily. For a better cure, you need a complete evaluation. Please go for a proper check up, a trans-vaginal/pelvic sonogram, complete hormone profile, tests for insulin resistance etc. Once the causative factor has been identified, management becomes easier. Meanwhile start maintaining your body weight by healthy diet and regular exercise. Avoid stress and please be assured that this hormone imbalance is easy to correct. Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 8 Mar 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Mahaveer Patil 's  Response
Hope this message finds u in good health.
I have gone through ur msg and understand your concern.

it may be due to some sort of hormonal imbalances or variations in the body,though there may be other reasons as well

Nothing to worry about, You should eventually get back to normal.

Take multi vitamin and calcium supplements
Do consult a gynecologist if symptoms worsen

Get back to me for any FOLLOW UP QUERIES anytime.

Regards,Dr Mahaveer Patil...(MBBS,MS,Mch)
Answered: Sat, 6 Aug 2016
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