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Hi there, I have had my period for two weeks now. I'm just wondering the pathophysiology and what causes this? I have the rods implanted

Hi there, I have had my period for two weeks now. I'm just wondering the pathophysiology and what causes this? I have the rods implanted

Common: Birth control impants such as Nexplanon contain Progesterone only. Irregular bleeding is a common side effect of Progesterone only methods. The endometrial lining is thinned out by the chronic Progesterone exposure. Without Estrogen to counter balance it bleeding can occur at times. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I have had my period for two weeks now with very light bleeding. What could be causing this?

I have had my period for two weeks now with very light bleeding. What could be causing this?

Irergular periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. If you are trying to conceive the schedule a visit. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have had my period for two weeks. If the bleeding doesn't stop should I go to a doctor?

I have had my period for two weeks. If the bleeding doesn't stop should I go to a doctor?

Yes: There are many causes of prolonged menstrual bleeding and you should be evaluated by a physician. I recommend not waiting another week. ...Read more

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I have had my period for two weeks. I missed a birth control pill, took it the next morning and started a week later. Light but hasn't stopped.

I have had my period for two weeks. I missed a birth control pill, took it the next morning and started a week later. Light but hasn't stopped.

Pill related: This abnormal bleeding is due to the missing pill. Once you decided to be on the pill, you need to take them as prescribed. Even one missed pill can cause this bleeding, and also expose you to getting pregnant.. The bleeding should stop as you start on a new pack, if not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I missed 2 active birth control pills in my third week. Ever since I have had my period for two weeks. What is going on?

I missed 2 active birth control pills in my third week. Ever since I have had my period for two weeks. What is going on?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that I have had my period every two weeks or less since january?

What could be the reason that I have had my period every two weeks or less since january?

Menstrual cycles: It is common for teenagers to skip a period and have irregular cycles. It is also more likely to happen if you are very athletic, gain or lose weight, using birth control pills, or have an eating disorder. Still, if you are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I would track your cycles to see if it happens often and see your doctor if you notice that it becomes more irregular. ...Read more

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What is the reason that I have had my period every two weeks since the beginning of january?

What is the reason that I have had my period every two weeks since the beginning of january?

Usually: Due to a hormonal imbalance and not ovulating. If it continues you should see doc as you can get anemia. There is help. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied after my last baby about a year ago and for the last 2 months I have had my period every two weeks it's that normal?

I had my tubes tied after my last baby about a year ago and for the last 2 months I have had my period every two weeks it's that normal?

Not always normal: Having a period every 2 weeks for the last 2 months is not normal. Some women do have some spotting at time of ovulation. But this is usually quite light and last just 1-3 days. If it's flow that like a typical period, there may be something medically that needs attention. Best to get an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had my period for 2 weeks and half and its a heavy flow, tthis happen once before that was 3 months ago why? Will my period ever stop?

I have had my period for 2 weeks and half and its a heavy flow, tthis happen once before that was 3 months ago why? Will my period ever stop?

Irergular periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. If you are trying to conceive the schedule a visit. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more