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A 17-year-old female asked:

is it normal for my period to have lasted a day and a half last month? usually 3days. could it because of iron pills?

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Dr. William Hamilton
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Unlikely.: Variations in menstrual bleeding are very common. It is unlikely iron supplements are responsible for the change in bleeding patterns. If periods continue to be abnormal, consult your gynecologist.

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Last updated May 5, 2016

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