A 18-year-old female asked:
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why is my period lasting longer than 8 days ? and is very heavy .

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Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heavy flow: Bleeding for more than 7 days, or heavier than a pad or tampon in an hour on a regular basis require evaluation by a gynecologist. Please schedule an appointment.
Answered on Apr 24, 2016

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