A 43-year-old female asked:
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what would cause a five day cycle to stop blood flow for a full day and on fifth day have gushes of light pink blood?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
An abnormal period: It is very common to have an abnormal period form time to time especially as you get into your 40s. If this continues to happen consider seeing an obgyn to discuss options for menstrual cycle control. Endometrial ablations are quite effective.
Answered on Dec 14, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hormonal: Imbalances.
Answered on Dec 14, 2013
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