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A 34-year-old member asked:

How much menstrual bleeding is normal?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 37 years experience
Allows Activities: The functional answer is bleeding that doesn't interfere with your daily activities (work, exercise). If you have accidents staining sheets or clothes, have to avoid certain activities, or can't leave your home then you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment options. There are many things we can do so you're free of suffering bleeding that is too much, too often, or too long.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual bleeding: The duration of menstrual bleeding is generally 3 to 5 days. The quantity varies, but if you are saturating more than 3 pads/ 30 minutes or having bleeding greater than 7 days, then that would be abnormal and require GYN MD evaluation. Keep a menstrual calendar for 3 months to take to the GYN MD appontment to demonstrate your individual menstrual bleeding pattern for determination.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

Menstrual bleeding only right side on my pad why? Before it was normal

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Normal: There is no law that states menstrual flow has to be evenly distributed.
Last updated Aug 29, 2018


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