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How long can you go without a period

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Every year minimum: Every year ... It is best to avoid problems and the best medicine is prevention. Find doctors you trust and respect and see them regularly!

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Huh?: One thing has nothing to do with the other.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: If your doctor gave you Progesterone because you haven't had a period in a few months, then i will tell patients to expect a "humdinger" that can last ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolonged period: Your period is prolonged for any number of reasons but 3 weeks on a continual basis will cause a low blood level.(anemia) You need to see a MD soon to ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It you starve yourself long enough, you are eventually likely to stop having periods. Otherwise, it will not effect periods.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several reasons. Bleeding this long needs evaluation and treatment. Speak with your gynecologist or family doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Smith
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: You need to see a doctor immediately for evaluation. Also check a pregnancy test.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a urine preg test: If neg , do a blood preg test, if that is - then you need other blood testing , an exam and ultrasound.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Walken-davis
Specializes in
Rather don't: Find out if you are menopausal yet. Have a blood test.If you are menopausal you could discuss the option of HRT with your doctor. You should have a gy ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Longer w seniority: Some maybe able to bat again after few minutes (in teenager/early adulthood) but this time lengthens over the years--i have seen a man in his late 60s ... Read More

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