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Athens, GA
A 31-year-old female asked:

i had a period on the 13 of this month and it last for two days and now it's back on.. what's going on.

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need pregnancy test: I would make sure you are not pregnant first and foremost. Stress has been known to cause a second period for women, but so can your thyroid, i would have that checked again. You may have fibroids which can cause intermittent bleeding as well. I would see your md for an exam and blood work.
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Unclear: There are many causes for such an occurrence. You should make an appointment for evaluation with your family practice or gynecology physician.

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