The article was consulted professionally by Bsck II Pham Thi Xuan Minh – Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Share99 Hai Phong International Health Hub.
Entering puberty, changes in the body can affect the psychology of girls. In particular, menstruation is undoubtedly one of the focuses that cause anxiety. The questions answered will help children better understand the menstrual cycle and the problems that occur during menstruation, thereby helping to take better care of themselves.
1. Is the irregular menstrual cycle worrying?
Irregular menstrual cycles are uns concerning phenomena, especially in the first few years from the beginning of menstruation. Causes of irregular menstruation can be caused by a prolonged psychological state of stress, excessive movement, disease factors and excessive weight gain or loss. This phenomenon can also occur when you are pregnant. If you do not have menstruation for more than 2 consecutive cycles, you should see your doctor for advice.
2. Is taming the cause of toxic shock syndrome (TSS)?
Tam tamer rarely causes toxic shock syndrome (TSS). To reduce the likelihood of infection, it is recommended to change the tam tam tamer every 4 hours or when dirty. You should also choose good quality tam taming products. If there are symptoms of fever, chills, diarrhea, nausea or a rash 2-3 days after the onc start of menstruation, you should immediately go to the doctor.
3. How much blood during menstruation is excessive?
The amount of blood flowing during menstruation is not as much as many people think. The amount of blood lost after each menstrual cycle ranges from 3-4 tablespoons of blood. If the blood is bleeding so much that you have to use 10 pieces of tam pads a day or use 1 piece of tam pad per hour, you should see a doctor.
4. How long does menstruation last?
For the majority of women, the duration of menstruation takes place in 3-5 days. You don't need to worry if it's not in the upper range because a normal menstrual cycle lasts at least 2 days to as long as 7 days. If you are outside about 2-7 days, you need to see a doctor for a visit.
5. Why do tam tamings come in a variety of sizes?
Tam tamers are designed differently based on the amount of menstrual blood flowing during each person's menstruation. Super absorbent and large-sized bandages are suitable for people with high blood volume, those that are less permeable, smaller sizes are suitable for people with less kinh blood. Therefore, you should choose the type of tam tamer based on the amount of menstruation blood. It is recommended to change the tamer every 4 hours and use separate pads at night to reduce bacterial growth.
6. Is it possible to become pregnant during menstruation?
You can still get pregnant if you have sex during menstruation. To minimize your likelihood of getting pregnant, you should visit your doctor for advice on safe contraception at any time of the month. You should also have a gynecologic examination and ask your doctor for advice to protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
7. How to relieve pain during menstruation?
To relieve pain during menstruation, you can use the following several ways:
- Take painkillers: Some preferred painkillers include Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen and Naproxen;
- Use a warm compress on the lower back and stomach area;
- Bathe with warm water;
- Strengthen greens and fruits and avoid taking stimulants such as tobacco, coffee.
8. Why does it feel right during menstruation?
During menstruation, water is retained more in the body making you feel edema. To drain water from the body, you should opt for a low-salt diet and it is not recommended to drink coffee.
9. Should I use a highly absorbent tam tamer?
The woman's vagina is very sensitive so it is necessary to choose the right type of tam tam tamer. Choose a strong or weak absorbent tamer depending on your daily blood flow. If tam tam tam tamer of high absorbent type causes pain or allergies, it should not continue to use. Instead, you should choose a tamer with a lower absorbentness.
10. Why do women crave junk food during menstruation?
Hormones are believed to be the main cause of cravings. You may have an appetite for sweet foods such as ice cream, chocolate and chips during menstruation. However, these are not healthy foods. Instead, you should choose other healthy foods such as fruits, high-fat foods such as salmon, nuts or butter.
11. How to control premensmens menstrual symptoms (PMS)?
To relieve premens menstrualsymptoms , you should exercise, do not eat salty food and drink less coffee for a period of 1 week before menstruation. If you feel discomfort or pain beyond your control, you should see your doctor for examination and advice. You can also recommend to your doctor about the use of the drug.
12. Can menstruation still take place that can exclude the possibility of pregnancy?
In rare cases, women can still menstruation early in pregnancy. Therefore, if the bleeding is abnormal or feels nauseous, fatigue during menstruation, it is recommended to see a doctor for a health check-up in which to check if pregnant or not.
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