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my period was heavy for only 1 day

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contraception use?: Did you use any form of contraception. If not, you can be pregnant again. Run a pregnancy test to be certain you are not.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend GYN eval.: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disord ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change in Ovulation: This type of pattern may be caused by changes ovulation and a can continued to be monitored. Alternatively, hormonal tests can also be performed to s ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Please see your gyn for a workup. You need an exam, blood work, and check a pregnancy test since u are not using birth control, and you will need a pe ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get evaluated: The marina iud is expected to lighten your periods. If your menses are now heavier that indicates that the iud might not be in place or might not be w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Could be both: PCOS is a hormonal disorder and affects 15% of women. Irregular bleeding , ultrasound criteria and elevated male hormones are common. Many bleeding pa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Great: If the pain is worse the week before period then it may be endometriosis. Medical treatments and looking with laparoscopy are good ways to check.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nasfat Shehadeh
28 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Few days: Could be used during the heavy menses only, it does act fast.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis can present in many different ways. Some will have very painful heavy menstrual cycles and others will have actually no pain and light m ... Read More
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