Irregular Menstruation, Black Menstrual Blood, Painful Vaginal Discharge?
Let me tell you a little, yes, I am an 18 year old woman, at the beginning my period was not even 11 years old. My menstrual cycle was fine, but the volume of menstruation was quite large until I was 14 years old.rnAfter entering high school my menstrual cycle changed every 3 months, consecutively until once every 6 months, with different variations, until I was 18 years old, I think I should care
The menstrual cycle can change every month. Normal menstrual cycle ranges from 21-35 days. While the length of menstruation lasts between 3-7 days.
From the situation you are experiencing, irregular menstruation up to 6 months without menstruation, accompanied by pain during menstruation, may be caused by endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition in which the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows where it shouldn't. This layer can grow in various places, for example in the uterine muscle, or outside the uterus.
The exact cause of endometriosis is not known with certainty. However, one of the factors that play a role is the high level of the hormone estrogen. Endometriosis can cause symptoms such as:
pain during menstruation, pain is usually moderate to heavy, irregular menstruation, abdominal bloating, large volume of blood during menstruation, but apart from that, the situation you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Ovarian cyst polycystic ovarian disease, uterine myoma, therefore, to determine the cause of the condition you are experiencing, you should immediately consult an obstetrician (SpOG) so that the doctor can examine your condition directly. maybe later additional tests such as blood tests or ultrasound will be carried out if necessary.
It is recommended that you do not smoke, and do not consume alcohol. avoid excessive stress. consume enough vegetables and fruit. Avoid taking any medicine or herbal medicine.
the following articles you can read about endometriosis
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