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A 30-year-old female asked:

My cycle is normally 6 days.... i started a few days early and on the 5th day it was very heavy and painful. this is the 8th day and i'm still heavy ?

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Dr. R Holbrook jr.
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Pregnancy test?: If you are not pregnant, this may be due to not ovulating. See Planned Parenthood or your doctor. The doctor, after examining you, may give you some progesterone pills to take, or offer you a hormone shot.
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