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Hurst, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

My sis in law has been having 15 day periods each month. her obgyn says it's from a steroid shot she got awhile back. is that plausible? other ideas?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Plausible : Steroid shots can disrupt menstrual cycles, as can a variety of health problems or even just stress. It would depend on your sister-in-law's particular circumstances as to what additional testing might be advised.
Last updated Dec 8, 2016


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