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My Period Is Lasting Longer Than Usual
Can happen: Many things can through off the length of a period or vaginal bleeding.....unknown pregnancy, hormonal imbalance, masses, polyps, fibroids, infection, illness. Consider following up with a doctor if bleeding is > 1 maxi pad an hour for 2 hours straight, if it continues, if associated with fever, odor, shortness of breath dizziness.....or if this pattern recurs > 3 months. ...Read more
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
Possible: That can happen. Variable in most women. ...Read more
What does it mean when my period is lasting longer than usual? It's usually 5 days but this time it's lasting over 10 days. This had never happened before.
Intermenstrual bleed: It is not uncommon for women with normal menstrual cycles to have an episode of either bleeding between cycles, missed period, heavier or longer period than normal. These episodes are often due to sudden hormonal changes, possibly due to recent illness, stress, weight changes, certain meds, living with other menstruating women, or pregnancy. If they keep lasting longer than 8 days get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My period is lasting longer than usual and it doesn't look like blood, more like a brown liquid only. ?
It is : Tapering off. The brown color is old blood. ...Read more
Took my birth control through my period and my period is lasting longer than usual but is light, is this normal, should I stop my birth control ?
Do u want a baby now: That's the key question that you have to ask and answer. BCPs are very effective if taken as directed, over 99%. You have to follow the directions scrupulously. If you don't accidents do happen. ...Read more
Hi I have just had a baby three months ago and my first period is lasting longer than usual I have had it so far for 24 days is that normal?
Yes: Your first few cycles will typically he different but they will usually settle back to close to what you are used to. ...Read more
What does it mean if my period is lasting a few days longer than usual and is bright pink and only shows up when i wipe on the extra days?
Probably normal: Periods lasting up to 7 days are normal--even when some of the days are very light. Your periods can be regulated if you would like. ...Read more
Dx 5 months ago with three small fibroids, 2 of them subserosal and one being 1.3cm intramural with possible submucosal extension.Period is lasting longer than usual thismonth. Have had extra stress and worry this month could it cause longer period?
Irregular periods: Hormonal disorders or problems or an infection can do this. Stress is one of the most frequent cause throws off the women's period. Brown period means old blood from the previous period making it's way out cleaning the vagina provided that you do not have any other symptoms such as pain, itching , inflammation of the vagina , etc. suggesting a genital tract infection. Your gyn can regulate . ...Read more
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