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Well, Ive had my period 2 or 3 times this month. But I know…

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Well, Ive had my...

Well, Ive had my period 2 or 3 times this month

Doctor's Assistant: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?

No, but I know for sure I had it the first week of december & Im on it now

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Its a lot of blood, its making me dizzy, I have severe cramps and I usually use tampons but when I use a super tampon now, it runs right through within the next 30 mins

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Also, when I press down on my lower stomach area, It feels as if its swollen or
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

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OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Following can be the causes of your bleeding multiple time / recurrent period:

1) Fibroids and polyps of uterus

2) Endometrial hyperplasia; due to high estrogen.

3) Bleeding disorders.

4) Hyperinsulinemia

5) Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

6) High prolactin

7) Coagulation disorders.

8) Infections.

You may need following investigations for diagnosing the cause:

Pelvic ultrasonography

Sonohysterography (saline-infusion sonography)

Pap smear

Hysteroscopy

Endometrial biopsy

Complete blood count (CBC)

Total iron-binding capacity

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

Thyroid function tests

Prolactin level

Liver function tests

Kidney function tests

Hormone assays; Luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone and androgen.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Okay, did you receive my last message? Why does the inside of my stomach feel swollen
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Inside of the stomach can be swollen due to;

1) Pelvic inflammatory disease

2) Hormonal aberrations

3) Fibroid uterus.

These all can be responsible for the multiple / recurrent periods.

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