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Is It Normal For My Period To Be Lasting Ten Plus Days
Not normal, but?: A ten day flow is not usually normal but doesn't have to be alarming. You don't state how heavy the flow is or any other characteristics or problems. You may have had an an-ovulatory cycle. There may be other reasons. Medications? Illness? Missed pills? If it continues or if there are other concerns or problems, call or see your pcp/gyn and get examined and treated. Pregnancy/miscarriage? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Irregular 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. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more
Hi, normaly my period is for 4or5days but this month my period is lasting for 12 days that to it is very lightly like drops....What is the reason?
Usually my menstruation lasts for five days last time it lasts only for three days and it was light .is that normal ?
Yes: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Can be: periods can occur every 28-35 days for women. While most women associate period at the same time every month, there can be variations and sometimes you may have them a few days earlier or later. If you start bleeding twice a month, then see your doctor for further evaluation. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
I have a lot of pain/contractions during my period and for a few months it lasted for 9-11 days but is now back to about 6 days. Is this normal?
Yes: You're still young enough for your periods to readjust themselves. ...Read more
I'm a forty five yeared old woman. Is it abnormal for your period to be last longer, a week and three days.
Possibly: This could be part of normal changes of the beginning of menopause... Or this could be a precancerous or cancerous condition. You should see a gynecologist to get an endometrial biopsy (biopsy of the cells in the lining of the uterus). This will make sure there are no cancerous cells in the uterus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I usually spot for two days then my period lasts a week. So that's a total 9 days. Is that normal?
Amemorrhea: Factors that can cause slight and sometimes more significant changes in regularity of menses include psychological stressors, change in weight and/or diet, change in usual degree of physical activity(like an increase in the intensity of your workout) and some medications.So it is common. But, if you may be pregnant, obtain testing right away. See your doctor if persists to eval for medical causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Periods always use to last 5/6 days now only lasts 2 days for the past few months. Why is this? Is this normal or worrying?
Normal period..: The normal length of a menstrual period is from anywhere from 3 to 7 days. Longer and shorter periods deserve formal evaluation. Reasons could include: pregnancy if recent, infections, hormonal imbalances, stress, drastic dietary changes, among others. I would start with a pregnancy test and if negative see your GYN provider for evaluation or wait for your next cycle and go if it happens again. ...Read more
Got mirena (levonorgestrel) a few days before my period and now my period has lasted for more than 16 days? Is something wrong? Does it need to be taken out?
Maybe: Sometimes the body will expel an iud get an ultrasound and an exam. ...Read more
Breasts have been sore for two weeks now the normal for me is a few days before period, my period is supposed to start this week, doesnt feel normal?
Is it normal for a period to last almost 4 days only? And no, this isn't my first period either. I've had mine for over 5 years.
Yes: This is most likely normal unless there is more than 10 days of difference between periods. ...Read more
Common problem : 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. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
No: A period that lasts for 15 days is not normal. If this is the first time then it is unlikely to be dangerous and it may resolve without any intervention. If this happens to you every month then you should discuss treatment options with your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more
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