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A 27-year-old female asked:

What could possibly be going on? first periods this year were massively painful, heavy, and had large clots. past two periods were on time and normal flow, but ended after three days. i'm 27 years old, family history of cysts/fibroids.?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx

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