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my period only lasted 2 days and was heavy

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: It is common for the cycle to vary over time and what you describe is well within the range of normal.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
39 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly nothing: If you have other signs of pregnancy (morning sickness, etc) or pain, should see your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: irregular. Spotting can because by several things hormones, infections, pregnancy.seeing OB/GYN doctor and get an a valuation do a home pregnancy test ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: A lighter than normal period is sometimes seen during pregnancy. You may want to do a pregnancy test.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible causes: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in earl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No guessing here: We do not live in a world where we diagnose pregnancy by guessing. You have a delayed period. Please do a pregnancy test.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cycle length: The normal interval or cycle length, from first day of bleeding to next first day of bleeding can be between 21 and 32 days. A cycle length of 22 days ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variation: Slight variation from month to month is normal and expected. If you would like more consistent cycles consider starting one of the many birth control ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a pregnancy test: The unusual bleeding can be a sign of pregnancy. If your test is negative, then the bleeding is most commonly from not ovulating. If it keeps happenin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Period change: Could be variation, sometimes w/ stress can vary.Could have been miscarriage . Would need ultrasound as once you miscarry HCG goes down, but may consi ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No chance: Having sex at your menstrual time cannot make you pregnant. How can you not know this? Having a period represents not being pregnant. His can you not ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
First,check a: pregnancy test. Next, are you under stress or eating poorly? These can affect your periods.. Do you exercise vigorously? This can affect your periods ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your : Your bleeding could be dysfunctional uterine bleeding, from irregular hormones, or it is possible that you could be pregnant. Some pregnancies cause ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Periods can change over time. If you are having periods every 28 days that are normal in terms of duration and flow, its unlikely that you are pregna ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Abnomal menses: Sounds as if you've conceived. It's a little late for implantation bleeding.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Take a pregnancy test. An abnormally light period may be due to pregnancy.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: If you mean that you bled heavily for 34 days, that is definitely not normal and you need to be seen ASAP. If on the other hand you mean that your men ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in earl ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Time to see doctor: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. Since you missed two periods it is time to see your doctor. Consul ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular menses: There is a wide variety of reasons to have irregular vaginal bleeding, including pregnancy. Have you done a pregnancy test? If not,then that would be ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Though you should take a pregnancy test as it was abnormal.
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