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IM IRREGULER AM I WAZ DO TO GET A PERIOD JUNE 2 AND I FEEL CRAMPING AND I SPOT OF BLOOD FOR 1 HOUR SINCE THEN I GAIN 6 POUND AND HAVE LOTS OF CRAVING


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replied July 25th, 2010
Menstruation Answer A14625
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

You need to consult a gynecologist. High level of stress, dramatic changes in your life style, high cholesterol, hormonal imbalance as seen in thyroid problems and PCOS, chain smoking, may be some of the common causes of your irregular periods.

Cushing’s disease and disorders of adrenal gland, tumors of the ovaries and adrenals, insulin resistance and obesity are some of the other factors. Prolonged use of oral contraceptive pills is another cause.

Diagnosis is by blood tests like blood insulin levels, serum testosterone and androgen levels and by ultrasound. I sincerely advice you to consult a gynecologist and get it evaluated.
Hope this helps. Take care!



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