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Walnut Creek, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Could it be normal for periods to get lighter over yrs? first 48 hrs usually feel so heavy, but little to no spotting curr. no bc, not sex. active.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes.: This is possible. It is also possible for periods to become more heavy or more regular or even less regular. Sometimes it is what it is.
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