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Irregular Periods – Symptoms and Causes

As per professional medical practitioners, about 30% of the women suffer from irregular periods during their childbearing years. Periods ideally occur every 21 to 35 days. Oligomenorrhea or irregular periods is a condition wherein a woman misses her periods for 35 days or more without a cause (pregnancy).

- May be self-diagnosed
- Treatment options available
- A medical history may be enquired
- Associate symptoms may be examined
- Blood tests and/or ultrasounds may be required

Symptoms

If a woman misses her periods for over 35 days, the condition can be termed as irregular periods. The condition leads to an irregular flow of blood during menstruation of a woman during her childbearing years. Blood clots of about 2.5cm in diameter may also be spotted.

Treatment

Self-care: Reducing stress factors, keeping a check on medication intake, and avoiding overeating and excessive exercising may help.
Medicines: Hormone therapy is advised in some cases, while thyroid medication is also given at times per need.
In some case cases, surgery may be suggested to remove fibroids.

Specialists: For conditions related to periods, the gynecologist examines the patient and proceeds with the necessary treatment. At mfine, you will receive a comprehensive treatment plan for a quick recovery.

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