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Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
If it continues: It's well worth your time to see a doctor, this can't be sorted out reliably online.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Muscle cramps: Muscle cramps can be caused by dehydration or electrolyte abnormalities.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
20 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal bleeding: This is normal after discontinuation of any contraceptive method, especially DepoProvera. give it another week. If the bleeding persist see Your GYN
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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No.: Prolonged menstrual periods usually indicate a hormonal imbalance. If the lining of the uterus isn't shed completely each month, it can build up and c ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
A : A period lasting more than the normal 5-7 days, and ongoing bleeding is a classic sign of the onset of menopause and a change in hormone levels. Many ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
No: A period that lasts for 15 days is not normal. If this is the first time then it is unlikely to be dangerous and it may resolve without any intervent ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolonged bleeding: If your periods have been 28-32 days apart, and pregnancy is possible, get a serum HCG test to be sure you are not pregnant, since pregnancies outside ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is called dysfunctional uterine bleeding. There are many reasons. The most common are hormonal fluctuations, uterine fibroids, and endometrial hy ... Read More
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