A female asked:

Should i go to emergancy room for this? i have been menstrual bleeding for months now and the last two days it has been really bad, i have been bleeding threw overnight pads and tampons that hold the most, every 1 to 2 hours and sometimes going threw my c

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Make : Make an appointment to see your doctor urgently. If you can not get in, go to an urgent care or an emergency room. If the bleeding is accompanied by dizziness, weakness and fatigue you may be losing too much blood and be suffering from anemia. It is crucial you get assessed. Your doctors treatment plan may include hormone therapy (such as the birth control pill) to help regulate your cycle. Also, in extreme cases, some doctors have reocmmended a Mirena (levonorgestrel) intrauterine device, as the hormone in this device is known to remedy heavy bleeding.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hemorrhaging: If you are going through BOTH a extra-heavy overnight pad and a super tampon every hour - would go to an emergency room.
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