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i have been on my period for 5 days is that normal

A 29-year-old female asked:
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Irregular bleeding: This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. If symptoms continue you will need to see a doctor.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes it can, especially if taking any hormones or under stress.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 year: After stopping depotprovera it can take up to a year for menstrual cycles to become regular again.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monitor: If only period is longer or shorter, lighter or heavier period from time to time this is pretty normal. Every. Doesn't have to be exactly the same. I ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More or less: What you described seems to fit with usual variations in menstrual cycles. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a commo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Any new or unexplained vaginal bleeding needs medical evaluation. There are too many possible causes to even guess what the problem is in your case. S ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doctor: Unlikely anything worrisome is happening, but cannot give you a diagnosis online. If the bleeding persists call your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Menses: 21 to 35 days is the norm.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalya Danilyants
16 years experience Gynecology
Normal Periods: Hello EmalieM, Normal menses is every 21-35 days with average being 28 days. First day of flow is the first day of a menstrual cycle. To characteri ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esly Caldwell
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormal: See your physician, soon.

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