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I am having my period for 2 and half weeks now.? i am still bleeding averagely heavy not too much pains. do not take birth control pills

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Dr. Audrey Prefer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
You need to be seen!: Menstrual periods occur every 21-35 days, and last any where from 3-10 days, anything outside these parameters is abnormal, and as such should prompt medical attention. Good Luck
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