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Should I be worried if my period is abnormally light

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is a very large: Size clot, please advise your gynecologist promptly. If you are hemorrhaging then please go to the nearest emergency room.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: That is a normal variation. Not to worry.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes see your Gynecol: Yes you should be concerned and consult your gynecologist to get it treated.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to occasionally have their periods last longer/shorter, come early/late or miss them all together. If u had unprotected ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It would be prudent: To consult your doctor as dizziness suggests that you may be anemic.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Get checked: Depending on age, most likely this will no be a proble but get checked to rule out causes that might need to evaluated more.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, h... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Heavy periods : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Need to be seen: By your doctor/gynecologist, as this is considered abnormal vaginal bleeding, good luck
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Long & short of it: The lining of the uterus grows significantly post Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) discontinuance and therefore the "longer" periods. While taking t... Read More

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