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I've had my period for three weeks now. Is that normal?

I've had my period for three weeks now. Is that normal?

No: A period should not last more than 10 days and will usually be less than 7 days. Bleeding for 21 days is never normal. You should see your doctor. ...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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Hi, I've had my period three weeks ago on April 5th, 2016. for the past few days I've been bleeding lightly, and Today it came out a lot ?

Hi, I've had my period three weeks ago on April 5th, 2016. for the past few days I've been bleeding lightly, and Today it came out a lot ?

Your cycle is in: flux right now and will probably reset it self again in 1-2 months if you allow it to. Bleeding irregularly is not uncommon in your age group. You need to watch out for vaginal discharge and/or pain/itching, those symptoms suggesting infection. If you have lots of bleeding for 2-3 weeks on end then perhaps you will need to shock your hormones into resetting. A healthcare provider can help. ...Read more

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Worried, I've had my period for three weeks nonstop!!! Huge blood clots and now I'm even vomiting a lot!! What could be the problem??

Worried, I've had my period for three weeks nonstop!!! Huge blood clots and now I'm even vomiting a lot!! What could be the problem??

Get evaluated : Many possible reasons to have vaginal bleeding: hormonal problems, infection, if you are taking birth control meds, pregnancy or miscarriage( with remnants if tissues left in your uterus), tumors. Most of the time and at your age the issue is benign and easy to treat. In any case, make sure you get formal evaluation for a final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to end your period early? I'm 16 and I've had my period for 3 weeks after not having it for 2-3 months.

Is there anyway to end your period early? I'm 16 and I've had my period for 3 weeks after not having it for 2-3 months.

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 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've had my period for 3 weeks after not having it for 2-3 months. Now its a light pink discharge after being little heavy.What's going on? I'm 16.

I've had my period for 3 weeks after not having it for 2-3 months. Now its a light pink discharge after being little heavy.What's going on? I'm 16.

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 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've had my period for 3 weeks now,continuous heavy flow, should I be worried?

I've had my period for 3 weeks now,continuous heavy
 flow, should I be worried?

Yes: Bleeding heavily for 3 weeks is always worrisome. You should see your doctor, an urgent care clinic, or if all else fails, an emergency room today. ...Read more

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Period question? Hi. I've had my period for 3 weeks and it's still going. I am not miscarrying and I am having headaches. I also did not have my period for a long time before this started, help!

Period question? Hi. I've had my period for 3 weeks and it's still going. I am not miscarrying and I am having headaches. I also did not have my period for a long time before this started, help!

Having : Having a long, heavy period is typical when you haven't had a period for a long time. This happens when a woman doesn't ovulate regularly. This can happen when a person has gained or lost weight, has a hormone imbalance, or is getting close to menopause. Not having regular periods also puts a woman at risk for a uterine pre-cancer or cancer. Consider the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud to protect against a pre-cancer or cancer. ...Read more

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First time in the Depo-Provera shot i got the shot in september, I've had my period for 3 weeks already. Is that normal? Any meds to control it

First time in the Depo-Provera shot i got the shot in september, I've had my period for 3 weeks already. Is that normal? Any meds to control it

Depo and bleeding: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is known for irregular and unpredictable bleeding. Some patients have no periods at all after they're on Depo-Provera for longer time periods. If you want controlled predictable periods, you should consider another form of birth control. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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