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Why Is My Period Lasting So Long
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
Why i my period lasting so long? In october of 2011 (age 12, 7th grade) i got my first period. It was a light flow and lasted about 4 days. I didn't get my next period until january of 2012 (age 13) and that period was a whole month long! i never told my
Why is my period lasting longer than a month now? This week it has been really heavy. It has decreased in flow now but it is still here.
Is my period lasting longer because i had sex on the last day of my cycle? I am 19 years old. I started my period on the 1st. I was suposed to end on the 7th but later the night of the 7th i had sex and then started to bleed heavier. It is the 10th and i
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
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
Probably Not: You are likely at the tail end of your period and it should be completely ending in the next few days. If you are still having brown discharge after that time, you should see your doctor to rule out infection as the cause of the discharge. ...Read more
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