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Periods Lasting Two Weeks
I have a Mirena IUD, I've had it for a year now. And I'm starting to notice that my periods are lasting two week or longer. What could be wrong?
Change in pattern: Most patients with Mirena have no periods or light periods. When patients report a sudden change in their bleeding patterns on Mirena I want to see them in the office. I want to do an exam and sometimes a sonogram to confirm the IUD is still in correct location. Sometimes the IUD is partially expelled. Infections such as Gonorrhea and chlamydia can also cause bleeding and testing should be done ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Choice is up to you: Abnormal periods need evaluation; sonogram, lab tests. Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken during period), Mirena iud. Minimally invasive options: endometrial ablation (in-office), hysteroscopy polyp removal or fibroid resection; and only if these treatments fail then consider hysterectomy - vaginal or laparoscopic if possible. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am 44 years old and periods have been lasting about two weeks every time, and only have about two weeks between them. Is that normal?
Maybe,maybe not: Changes in periods deserve attention. 44 is younger than average age for menopause (51), but perimenopause can cause this kind of change.However, so can more serious things. Thyroid disease, diabetes, bleeding disorders, medications can do this, as can pregnancy!changes in the lining of the uterus including fibroids, "precancers" or cancer can cause bleeding too. Best to be seen. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Since i got off of birth control i've had two periods, each lasting for over 2 weeks with a thick, dark, stringy, yet very lite flow. Why is this?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hi. I am having some menstral issues. My periods are heavy. Lasting around two weeks. It also have huge blood clots all the time in the blood.
I'm 32 and have normal periods. This month its lasting 2 weeks and not stopping. My flow was less than normal and had no cramping. What is going on?
Options: An occasional off month is common and does not usually indicate a problem. If it continues see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hey, currently on the nexplanon implant birth control on my 2nd year and for these past few months I've had period either every other week or periods lasting as long as 2 weeks . This June I have experienced fatigue and nausea before each period began and
Nexplanon: You should have been counseled that the major side effect of progesterone only contraception is abnormal bleeding. This could be bleeding every day or no bleeding at all or anything in between. The bleeding pattern you describe,especially with early use, could be entirely normal. Keep a menstrual calendar to follow your pattern as one is developed. You may indeed have more bleeding than clear days ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I'm 40, periods are light and every two weeks, for last 2 months, lasting 3-4 days not a week. Usually regular every 21 days. Why the change?
Starting last month, i've had two periods twice a month about 5-7 days apart. And four months ago i had a period lasting 2 weeks. What's going on?
Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Ttc came off pill yr ago periods all over. Last 5 cycles have been 8 weeks apart and this time i had two periods in 3 weeks lasting 5 days! help?
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