I gave birth to my son April of 2007. My period was pretty much irregular since then. When I had a check up, my doctor told me I had bilateral polycystic ovaries. She put me on hormonal therapy. I take Provera/Deporeva, 10 tabs, every month, & wait for my menses. Last year (2010), I was still on Deporeva. My last cycle was from August 5-14, and had my period at August 21. When I came back to my doctor on September, she told me not to drink Deporeva because I might be ovulating. My menstruation came October 1. My doctor told me not to take the Deporeva again bcos she thinks I will ovulate. But since October 1 up to November there was no menses. I came back to the clinic Nov. 18 and she told me I wasn't pregnant & wait for my menses. But when I got back at Dec. 6 she gave me the news that I was pregnant, which I don't understand.
I had a Dilatation & Curettage last January 13, 2011. I just want to ask if when should I expect my menses to return. And if I can start running again?
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Irregular menses/periods indicate anovulatory cycles most of the time. There could be other hormonal and local factors also involved resulting in absent periods. These could be derangements in pituitary or ovarian hormones, return of PCOD changes, damage to endometrium due to the D&C, ovarian failure, repeat pregnancy etc. The exact reason for your absent periods needs to be confirmed to comment on the probable restarting of periods and your return to your daily activities. Visit your gynecologist for further discussion and management for your absent periods.
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