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I've been on my period for too long? Had the implant=7 month bleed. 2 types of pills=still bleeding, Depo-Provera worked but I've been bleeding for a month help

I've been on my period for too long? Had the implant=7 month bleed. 2 types of pills=still bleeding, Depo-Provera worked but I've been bleeding for a month help

See doctor: More evaluation needed. Would have to know exactly what hormones/contraceptives you have been on and need an exam and possibly ultrasound to determine any abnormal causes. ...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 is lasting too long after taking microgynon 30, is it normal?

My period is lasting too long after taking microgynon 30, is it normal?

Not sure: Need more info to know if it is normal. How many days are you bleeding? What day (in your cycle pack)do you start bleeding? With this additional information, we can give you a more specific answer ...Read more

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Hi I just had my normal period not too long ago and it lasted 5 days but now it has been 3 days since my period ended and I'm still bleeding light Red?

Hi I just had my normal period not too long ago and it lasted 5 days but now it has been 3 days since my period ended and I'm still bleeding light Red?

Likely old blood: The light red discharge is likely old menstrual blood that was not removed when you ended your period 5 days ago. If you start having more heavy flow again or pain you could speak to your physician for advice. ...Read more

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How long is too long to have a period? I've been having mine for about 4 weeks now. It's not heavy just annoying. What could cause this?

How long is too long to have a period?  I've been having mine for about 4 weeks now.  It's not heavy just annoying. What could cause this?

Too long: A period should not normally last longer than a week and 4 weeks is definitely too long. You need to get in to a gynecologist for a full history, exam, and appropriate testing ASAP. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My period came on last month on the 11-17 and this month 8-16 then it just came back on not too long ago. I'm on the shot. What's wrong with me?

My period came on last month on the 11-17 and this month 8-16 then it just came back on not too long ago. I'm on the shot. What's wrong with me?

Hormones a bit off?: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. If the doctor wants to rule-out pregnancy, he can do a test, which is very accurate. ...Read more

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Is ovulating for too long bad? even if there is no pain whatsoever? what causes a woman to ovulate for a long period of time? Let's say 2 weeks.

Is ovulating for too long bad? even if there is no pain whatsoever? what causes a woman to ovulate for a long period of time? Let's say 2 weeks.

Doesn't happen: The process leading to ovulation lasts two weeks but ovulation itself does not. 48 hours is about all it takes for an egg to "explode" out of the dominant follicle. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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