Menstruation

What is Menstruation?

Menstruation is the periodic discharge of blood and mucosal tissue (the endometrium) from the uterus thro' vagina. It starts at menarche at or before sexual maturity (maturation), and ceases at or near menopause (commonly considered the end of a female's reproductive life).

Questions and answers on "Menstruation"

Could you please tell me how much more or longer a girl will grow after menstruation starts?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
averagely

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.
On average, girl will grow for more 3-4 years after menstruation begins, and averagely they will grow for more 5-10 cm. WIsh you good health. Regards

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I had a urinalysis done and my RBC ua is 11-30. I was on my period while taking this. Did that have anything with the high number?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hello There! Thank you for asking HealthCareMagic.

I have gone through your question and i understand your concern.
Yes, while you are with your period,urine may be contaminated with the blood of your menstruation.
In this case the blood in urine is from your...

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Hi, I am 51 years old, I haven't had a period in approx 6 months. I have a brown discharge with fibres, it does not smell and I have no pain or itchiness. I am quite worried

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Comsiderations

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for submitting your question.

During the time around menopause (perimenopause), menstruation can be very abnormal. Menopause is generally defined as absence of menstruation for an entire year. It can take several years for...

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My menstruation has delayed by 5 days. I had a protected intercourse with my partner 13th and my menses date was 20 but today its 25. I took an oral contraceptive on 23th but still there are no signs of menstruation. Please help me out with possible treatments as soon as possible

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Urine pregnancy test

Detailed Answer:
hello and welcome to health care magic forum. since you have taken unwanted 72 tablet after 72 hours of intercourse so it's mostly ineffective . I will advise you to take an urine pregnancy test and write to me as early as possible. regards Dr...

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Hi, I am 26 and just found out it was the end of the month and no menstruation. Just did a test at home and it's positive, but I still feel my normal menstruation signs. Could it be the test is wrong? If pregnant, I think it's 3-4 weeks old and am thinking of a abortion. What method is best and safer?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Thank you for your query

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.

The test can be rarely wrong but to be sure get a blood hCG test done.

Best method is to surgically evacuate but if you do not want to go to a gynecologist then take MTP pills....

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I had an abotion 6 weeks ago and still no period is this normal? What should i do

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Don't worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear and thanks for your query.

If you haven't had unprotected intercourse from the abortion done until now, there is nothing to worry about .

Most women have menstruation after 4 to 5 weeks after abortion done, some late from excess stress that may...

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How long does it take for bleeding to stop after taking pause 500 , I m 46 yrs old

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Pause 500 takes few days to act,should be taken few days before mentruation

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.
Pause 500 is a drug used to decrease the excessive menstrual flow.
It may be taken before onset of menstruation.
It will act when...

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can i take luthenyl while menstrating

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Depends on why it was prescribed

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Normegesterol acetate (Lutenyl) has many uses besides it has steroids and acts against gonadal hormones.
Can you tell me who prescribed it and why was it prescribed you first?
Are you trying to get pregnant?
Generally prescribed...

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hellow, can you please assist me to avoid pregnancy as report saying positive, menstruation delayed for a 7 days. can you please tell me what tablet we can take to bring menstruation

plz write me the tablet as mentioned above

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Ultrasound scan needed

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I read your query and I understand your concerns about .

Following is my reply:

1. You cannot avoid pregnancy if it is already positive on test.

2. First you need to get an ultrasound scan examination to check if it is not ectopic...

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Hi i did a endometrium scan on day 20 of my 28 day cycke and the thickness was 8.2mm. Is that normal for that part of cycle?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, this normal!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

Yes, this thickness is normal for the late phase of the menstrual cycle.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Thanks for trusting us with...

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Recent questions on  Menstruation

doctor1 MD

Hello, I am 44 years old and I went to my gyn last week for my annual and a few days ago I found out that my pap was normal. During my visit, my gyn suggested ablation (the type with the balloon and hot water) to combat heavy periods that are sometimes irregular. Surprisingly, not a lot of women agree to have this procedure when menstruation issues are typical and minimal; however, the procedure is VERY tempting. Are there any major long term concerns with this procedure? Why aren t more women having it done?

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Hi, I m 20 years old and a month ago stopped taking Citalopram. Since then I have had no period but slight menstrual cramping, when on the drug I was having almost a constant period... Is it normal for my periods to stop like this? I m also on the birth control pill.

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pls my menstruation was supposed to come on sunday 16th december 2012, it actually come faintly and stoped the next day that is monday 17th december. I have carried out pregnancy test and it is positive I have taken cytotech for two days nothing came out and now I have taken gynaecoside pls tell me what to do

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My problem is with regards to my menstrual cycle. I was taking pills last month and the last pill was 4 days ago, so i was wondering why until now my menstruation has not started yet. its the fifth day now. please help me. Im so worried. I also had a pregnancy test and the result was negative.

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I get a lower back pain which is excrucitating right after my cycle ends.its remians for 4-5 days. And have to take painkillers.Its very debiliating.The feeling is like something in stuck inside which is unable to come out.My lower portion gets...

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My wife is having side and back pain sometimes mild to severe she had her gallbladder out 9 months ago not sure what could be causing it. she also started birth control in September

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I started menstruation last Saturday but had unprotected sex today, can I get pregnant since this is also my first menstruation after child birth?

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