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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: It may indicate an underlying problem with the ovaries or the hormones produced. It may actually indicate that the ovaries are not producing as many e ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
If : If there is any chance you could be pregnant, please take a pregnancy test to be sure. If it is negative, you may need to see your doctor to evaluate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interval or duration: Abnormally long intervals can be due to anovulation(no ovulation). Abnormally long durations of 6 or more days of bleeding can be caused by several di ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Is your menstrual: Cycle now lasting over 30 days or have you been bleeding for over 30 days? If the later that is abnormal and needs to be medically evaluated. If you a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If your periods: Last longer than a week - would seek gyn eval.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
OK: It can take up to 18 months for your cycle to return to normal.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: The amount of daylight may affect the length of the menstrual cycle.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Periods vary.: Not all women have the typical 28 day cycle. Some are 21 days or shorter; others, like you, have quite extended cycles. So long as you are otherwise h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. Polyps, fibroids, infections, hormonal imbalances and many other causes are possib ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Long period" ?'s: Need more detail, but "prolonged bleeding" may indicate pregnancy out side the womb (ectopic), so obtain a serum HCG and if positive, see your physici ... Read More

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