U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Pakistan
A 31-year-old female asked:

i have got an iud inserted since last 3 to 4 months. everything is ok except periods last for 10 days now. this irritates.can they b reduced to 5 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 26 years experience
Try provera (medroxyprogesterone): Takr Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 5 days 10 mg twice a day starting 10 days before expected period it may help or you may have to remove iud if bleeding is making you anemic.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Apr 1, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.