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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No and no: Kegel's will not affect the duration of your period. And it is not normal for you to have uterine contractions with the exercises - pelvic floor exerc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No !: Abnormal uterine bleeding should be evaluated by a gynecologist. An ultrasound and hormonal testing will help.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: The cycle can be altered to a great extent with oral contraceptive pills. It is quite possible to delay the cycle for days, weeks, and even months. W ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Could be normal: It is possibly a normal change in your pattern, however changes in period can also be related to underlying medical problems. See a gynecologist for ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Heavy period?: Haven't heard of "heavy implantation bleeding". Possibly an internet phenomenon? If worried about pregnancy, always use reliable contraception properl ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Short cycle/bleeding: At 40, and with an FSH of 10.3, the ovaries are requiring almost a menopausal level of FSH to ovulate a mature egg, which also creates a much higher l ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not consistently: Not on a consistent basis, but if it's happened once or twice its likely not to worry about. I'm also assuming you mean when not on ocp or hormonal me ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No it is not: Please see your gynecologist. You could be at risk for developing anemia.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sure,: Vaginal secretions occur all the time.

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