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A 25-year-old female asked:

Got period 4 days early. 1st week normal, not as heavy as usual. 2nd week spotting. haven't had sex in 4 months. periods heavy since. neg pt.

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
DUB NEEDS EVAL: DUB = DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING is relatively common but needs an eval. Blood work including thyroid and hormonal studies. Also an abdominal and pelvic ultrasound to evaluate for fibroids and adenomyosis. You have anemia and may benefit from iron supplements.

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