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My period has lasted 10 days now, should I be worried? My periods usually last 7 days. I started on march 4 and am still going. It is not heavy at all, i only see blood when i wipe and there is a little but on the tampon. I'm trying not to be too detail b

My period has lasted 10 days now, should I be worried? My periods usually last 7 days. I started on march 4 and am still going. It is not heavy at all, i only see blood when i wipe and there is a little but on the tampon. I'm trying not to be too detail b

If : If there is a chance you could be pregnant take a pregnancy test. If it is negative, or there is no chance and if the bleeding persists beyond 14 days or so, you should see your doctor. Your doctor can give you a pill called Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to stop thr bleeding. Also a more detailed history and evaluation may be done to determine a cause versus monitoring. Best of luck. ...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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My period has lasted 10 days now, and has varied from heavy dark red to brown to light spotting depending on the day. Could it be an early miscarriage?

My period has lasted 10 days now, and has varied from heavy dark red to brown to light spotting depending on the day. Could it be an early miscarriage?

Possible: The only way to know for sure is to check a pregnancy test. They are readily available and relatively cheap to purchase. Otherwise it could be that you didn't ovulate this cycle and are having some breakthrough bleeding. It might be time to see about getting on the birth control pill. ...Read more

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My period has lasted more than 10 days I have never been pregnat and I do have irregular periods what should I do?

My period has lasted more than 10 days I have never been pregnat and I do have irregular periods what should I do?

See your doctor: This is beginning to extend past what we consider normal and should be further evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it bad that my period has lasted for 9 or ten days?

Is it bad that my period has lasted for 9 or ten days?

Not necessarily: It really depends upon whether this was the first time or whether you have been doing this for several or many months. ...Read more

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What can cause a period to last over 10 days?

What can cause a period to last over 10 days?

Get med eval.: Normal menstrual periods do not last longer than 7 days. Possible causes / risks for excessively long periods include but are not limited to: uterine fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis , endometrial cancer, type i diabetes mellitus, bleeding disorders (l.E., von willebrand dz), clotting problems, infection, ovarian cyst, endometriosis ; hashimoto thyroiditis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a period lasts over 10 days?

What does it mean when a period lasts over 10 days?

Get med eval.: Normal menstrual periods do not last longer than 7 days. Possible causes / risks for excessively long periods include but are not limited to: uterine fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis , endometrial cancer, type i diabetes mellitus, bleeding disorders (l.E., von willebrand dz), clotting problems, infection, ovarian cyst, endometriosis ; hashimoto thyroiditis. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if a period comes early and last longer than 10 days?

What could be wrong if a period comes early and last longer than 10 days?

One-time symptom?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, after a missed period, or 3 wks after sex. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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