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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Indirectly: Both can reflect a disruption of your normal cycles so can be symptomatic of the same process. One does not cause the other.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have been: Bleeding more than a week - contact you gynecologist to evaluate.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Knedler
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See your doctor: Because bleeding at 49 is likely a hormone imbalance, there are medications that can help, but they require a prescription and an examination to deter ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Hormonal: Might be due to hormonal fluctuations. Observe in to the next few cycles. See your GP if not settling
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Williams
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Having periods that are rare with sometimes several months between them may be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome aka (pcos) . On the other hand yo ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Implantation: If you are bleeding at the time of your expected period you are having a period. Plain and simple as that. Please promise me that you will not ever le ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: 1. Several types of medications including including birth control meds. 2. A medication that increases the clotting and decreases the bleeding. 3. Mir ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If it works . . .: It will be generally safe to use. For very heavy bleeding it can be taken up to 5 days, but for just prolonged bleeding you should only need it for a ... Read More

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