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Irregular periods, reddish brown discharge, vaginal itching. Regestrone safe to use?

hi, i m xxx... age-XXXXX. m having irregular periods since begining-16yrs. had periods just for 6-7times in 3 yrs. smtimes reddish brownish coloured sticky material is also excreted... also .have itching in groin ......doc. suggested me regestrone-5mg. 3 tab. per day for it safe??? before also took treatment when i was 17 doc. gave me some tab. but i don t remember the name of tab. plz..... suggest me smthing.....
Asked On : Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Your doctor has given you progesterone tablets for withdrawal bleeding. This can temporarily help but to prevent future recurrences and to regularize the future cycles better to get evaluated.
At the time of menarche some amount of abnormality can be there during periods. But usually with passage of time the periods should regularize.
Irregularity in periods can occur due to poly cystic ovary disease, thyroid abnormalities, stress and strain etc. So by undergoing physical examination and ultrasound the cause can be found out and treatment can be given according;y.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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