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I'm 48 i've had a history of heavy flow periods, my last period was two months ago.. i have had a steady history of heavy periods with blood clots, although i haven't had a period since two months ago here it is month 3 since i've had a period and i feel

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
You : You may be perimenopausal. Perimenopause is also sometimes called premenopause. You may have irregular periods, heavy periods, light periods during the time before your periods stop altogether. You may want to discuss this with your gynecologist.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: Agree with Dr. F. If you had sex since your last period, you should do a pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Take oral iron and multivitamins to prevent anemia.

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