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why my period is irregular from beinging

By Anonymous May 11, 2016 - 11:31pm
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I have a irregular period..that come once in 2 months
Now my ultrasound reports shows that my uterus is little bit bulky ..i m 20 years old unmarried girl
And starting of my period there is a irregular period problem

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Hi Anon

Thank you for your post!

It sounds like you may have some reproductive issues here including possible hormonal irregularities causing an irregular menstrual cycle.

You will need to have more testing to know what's going on exactly.

When you say your uterus is "bulky" do you mean it's enlarged?

Many women don't even realize their uteruses are enlarged. A doctor can detect it during an internal exam, sonogram or CT scan.

Besides pregnancy, there are several causes of an enlarged uterus. According to WebMD, two of the most common causes are uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. Uterine fibroids are common, non-cancerous tumors of the muscular wall of the uterus, affecting as many as eight in 10 women by the age of 50.

LiveStrong.com reported fibroids usually grow larger as women age, usually until menopause. Fibroids enlarge the uterus and can sometimes be felt in the lower abdomen as hard lumps. They can cause heavy periods and cramping, back pain, urinary difficulty, constipation and abdominal pressure due to the pressure on nearby organs

Adenomyosis is a normally benign, but often painful condition where endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, exists inside the uterus and grows into its the muscular walls. The symptoms of this condition include heavy periods, spotting between periods and severe menstrual cramping and pain.

According to the Mayo Clinic, the uterus may increase to double or triple its normal size with adenomyosis. It usually occurs after women have had children, and it disappears after menopause.

There are other possible causes of an enlarged uterus.

Pelvic congestion syndrome has a collection of different symptoms. According to LiveStrong.com, they include chronic dull pain, pressure and heaviness in the pelvis that worsens after long periods of standing, or during/after sexual intercourse. It’s believed to be associated with varicose veins in the abdomen that develop during pregnancy and continue to grow over time.

Anon, please keep working with your doctor to find the underlying issue and then talk about treatment.

Read more here: http://www.empowher.com/condition/adenomyosis


May 12, 2016 - 6:07am
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