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A 23-year-old female asked:

What causes menstral period to come early?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular bleeding : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What can cause a heavy menstral period?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Many things see your: Gyn for a workup, could be hromones not working right, blood clotting abnormalities, fibroids, adenomyosis of the uterus, endometrial hyperplasia or rarely at your age cancer, so you need blood work , cultures nad an ultrasound and then yoiur gyn can prescibe the proper treatment.

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