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Why Do My Periods Last So Long
My periods are completely irregular and unpredictable. I never know how heavy they'll be or how long they'll last. What can I do about this?
Not sure.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more
I've got my periods three times this much, they're really light like they aren't there and don't last long what does it mean?
Endometrial ablation: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation such as genesys hta if you are done having children. These can be done in the safely and comfortably in the office. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 6 months ago my periods have became irregular. I will go 2 months without a period then have a period that last 3 weeks or longer. Why is this?
Likely not ovulating: This is commonly because you are not ovulating regularly. This can be because of stress, changes in weight,diet, or exercise, medications, or diseases such as thyroid disease, insulin resistance/diabetes, or PCOS. You need to see your doctor to find out what the cause is in your case. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a period for 3 weeks. My periods have always been irregular but they never last this long. Should i be worried?
Yes,to be concerned.: It is menorrahgia if not related to pregnancy.Please visit your pcp/get referred to a gynaecologist , to get regularization of periods after r/o pregnancy and prolonged beed from retained preg. Products of concept. R/o hormonal imbalan. Includ. Ovarian, adrenal thyroid(prolactin, piuitary)disturbances. Also need pelvic exam to get r/o any cysts/tumors of ovary, fibroids of uterus, endometrial polyp. ...Read more
My periods are more heavier and I bleed more. They last longer days and im in too much pain where I can't sit. It's too painful too sit?
I have pco's for last 15yrs. I am 29yrs now. I take 5 tabs of registrone every month to get my periods. will this have long term effect if i continue?
Amazing to me: B"sd Norethindrone is a form of progesterone, which "prepares" the uterus lining after exposure to estrogen. on stopping the pills the lining is "unsupported" and menstruation ensues. Ongoing monthly rx is not commonly used in my experience - but do not see any adverse effect. Endocrinologist approach is to try and reverse the hormonal abnormalities in PCOS and usually normal menses follow. ...Read more
My period was 23 days late and now i'm on the 10th day of my period and i'm worried. My periods are usually late, but never last this long. Help.
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