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Period Longer Than Usual
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
You ovulate: 14 days before your next period starts. ...Read more
Period lasted longer than usual (7 days) usually lasts for 4 - 5 days went very brownish onto my underwear without a pad bad cramps day after period?
I'm on Junel fe 1/20 and my period lasted longer than usual. It would take 4 days. Now it's been 6 days. What's wrong ?
Normal variant: Normal variation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not related: You could have a "late " period but it would not be related to the length of your last period. Your period should start 14 days after ovulation - most women ovulate about 14 to 16 days after the period starts. The length of the period would not affect when you ovulate, hence would not affect when your next period would start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My last period was longer than usual, it took 5days instead of 3.my next period is in 10 days,for 3days now I'm feeling baby like movement, am I pregn?
Take a test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Period is longer than usual after taking BCP for the first time, also is it safe to have sex when on period and the pill?
BCP: It is not unusual for your periods to be different on the pill. This is especially true the first few months. They should normalize after 3-6 months or you may want to consult your doctor. You can always have sex during your period, you are still protected. Remember BCP's don't protect against STD's so use appropriate protection. ...Read more
Last month's period was longer than usual. This month I am late. Could that affect it? My pregnancy tests have come back negative.
I started taking folic acid and a multi vit last month we ttc, i noticed that this month my period was longer than usual, is this a good sign or not?
Probable coincidence: Vitamins should have no effect on the length of your period. It is common for the length of periods to vary somewhat so this is almost certainly a coincidence. Folic acid/multivitamins lower the chances of birth defects so are important to continue. It takes an average of 6 months to conceive and is not worrisome unless it takes more than a year. ...Read more
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