A 25-year-old male asked:
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i had my period for my 5 days now and i am still very heavy and cramping up stiill and just wondering what may be going on?

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Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
First...: Make sure you aren't pregnant. See your doctor to make sure you don't have fibroids or other problem with your uterus which may be the culprit. There are many medical treatment options that are available to help you.
Answered on May 1, 2018
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hormones: You may have a hormone imbalance or if you are sexually active you may be concerned with possible miscarriage or tubal pregnancy.If it continues need to be checked.
Answered on Feb 7, 2013

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