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Should I be worried if my period is abnormally light

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: That is a normal variation. Not to worry.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes see your Gynecol: Yes you should be concerned and consult your gynecologist to get it treated.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It would be prudent: To consult your doctor as dizziness suggests that you may be anemic.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: By your doctor/gynecologist, as this is considered abnormal vaginal bleeding, good luck
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A 38-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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