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A 30-year-old member asked:

Should i be worried if my period has lasted more than 15 days?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: Depending on age, most likely this will no be a proble but get checked to rule out causes that might need to evaluated more.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

Should i be worried if my period last more than 8 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Heavy periods : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others.
A 21-year-old female asked:

Is your period suppose to last 15 days ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
No way jose: A normal menses lasts 3-7 days. You evaluation, and will probably need hormonal regulation to normalize your periods.
A 20-year-old female asked:

My last period was in jan 15, should i be worried?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends.: If you have had unprotected sex and are fertile, then check a home pregnancy test. Positive or negative, get checked and find out why you are missing periods. If not pregnant, and prenatal care if you are. If you're not pregnant, it could be a hormonal imbalance, or something else. The only way to know what is going on is to see a doc for an examination and appropriate testing.
A 45-year-old female asked:

I have my period now for 15 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not normal: Menstrual bleeding for over a week is not normal. Please contact your physician or your gynecologist promptly
A 20-year-old female asked:

Why is my period lasting for 15 days and over when it use to last the least 7 days .............

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Well, if your: Sure it's not a pregnancy issue the most common cause is irregular ovulation. I would go in and see doc and get on the pill before you become anemic. Look up poly cystic ovarian syndrome and see if that fits. It's very common and the most likely issue.
Last updated May 7, 2014


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