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Why did my period last only 3 days

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
38 years experience Gynecology
Common: A brown discharge is old blood so it is very common at the beginning and end of periods. Get checked if the discharge causes itching, burning, or is m ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably normal.: Completely normal to have minor variation in cycles as you describe.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Various reasons: Frequent episodes of bleeding like you describe is not normal. There may be an infection, uterine fibroids, or hormonal problems. I think you should s ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Delayed ovulation.: It sounds like you had a delayed ovulation. If you are concerned you're pregnant, you can check test. The cycles usually revert to normal the subseque ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not normal: It is not normal in healthy child bearing females and you should have it checked with your gynecologist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Schappa
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anovulatory cycles: Sounds like you're having anovulatory cycles and the bleeding that is occurring every two weeks is due to sloughing of the uterine lining. There can b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common: Being late on a period is extremely common, so there's no immediate cause for alarm. You have not given any information about yourself, so if you are ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Long period cycles: What you describe most likely means that you are not ovulating. In this situation, the ovaries continue to produce estrogen and the lining of your ute ... Read More

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