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Is it normal for my period to be lasting ten plus days?

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 more

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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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Is it normal. For my period to be two days early?

Is it normal. For my period to be two days early?

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

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Usually my menstruation lasts for five days last time it lasts only for three days and it was light .is that normal ?

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

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Is it normal for my period to be one week early?

Is it normal for my period to be one week early?

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

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I'm a forty five yeared old woman. Is it abnormal for your period to be last longer, a week and three days.

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 more

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I usually spot for two days then my period lasts a week. So that's a total 9 days. Is that normal?

I usually spot for two days then my period lasts a week. So that's a total 9 days. Is that normal?

Premenstrual spottin: Yes, it is completely normal to spot prior to your period. If you spot between your periods, this could be ovulatory spotting or a uterine polyp. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my period to be two days late ?

Is it normal for my period to be two days late ?

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Healthtap topic page: Here is a link to the Healthtap topic page on breast pain where there are tons of answers to frequently asked questions regarding breast pain. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more

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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.

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.

Absolutely : Many women are extremely regular and others vary greatly . It would not be abnormal for you to have a 4 day period. If pregnancy is a question, do a home pregnancy test. If your period becomes a concern follow up with your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to come a few days earlier than last period? Virgin.

Is it normal for your period to come a few days earlier than last period? Virgin.

Yes: This is most likely normal unless there is more than 10 days of difference between periods. ...Read more

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Period on and off for 9days for 7months bad now this time is for five days is this normal ?

Period on and off for 9days for 7months bad now this time is for five days is this normal ?

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

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I have my period for more than two weeks. 15 days to be exact, Is this normal?

I have my period for more than two weeks. 15 days to be exact, Is this normal?

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

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Is it normal to have quite a heavy period for two weeks?

Is it normal to have quite a heavy period for two weeks?

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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Is it normal for menses to last just a day?

Is it normal for menses to last just a day?

Can be: At age 47 periods can become significantly shorter and less frequent... ...Read more

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