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A 42-year-old female asked:

Took provera, (medroxyprogesterone) got w/d bleed for4 days. 4 days later bleeding again. now 5th day and not getting lighter.how long should this last? period now?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 years experience
One week or longer.: Sometimes can last as long as a week. If the lining of the uterus was thick (due to missed periods) then bleeding can last longer as all that tissue sloughs off.
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