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After polyp removal surgery, menstrual bleeding reduces and in some cases completely stops. Polyp removal through endometrial ablation involves removing the lining that facilitates fetus growth, according to John Hopkins... More »

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The typical recovery time after the removal of uterine polyps through dilation and curettage is a few days, according to Mayo Clinic. Immediately following the operation, patients may need to rest for a few hours in a re... More »

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Hormonal birth control products, such as the pill, patch and ring, can be used to delay or eliminate menstrual bleeding, explains Women'sHealth. Women who do not use hormonal birth control can use norethisterone, a proge... More »

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen, ketoprofen and ibuprofen help to slow heavy menstrual bleeding, according to Dr. Christiane Northrup, M.D. To achieve this effect, take one of these drugs one to two... More »

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A woman can stop her menstrual cycle by taking birth control pills continuously, according to WebMD and Mayo Clinic. These types of menstrual suppression contraceptives were first approved in the United States in 2003. More »

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The typical menstrual cycle for adult women lasts 28 days, but it can range from 21 to 35 days, reports Womenshealth.gov. Teenage girls may have a menstrual cycle that lasts from 21 to 45 days. More »

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A short menstrual cycle, which is defined as one that lasts fewer than 21 days, typically signifies that ovulation has not occurred or that it has occurred early in the monthly cycle, according to Shady Grove Fertility. ... More »

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