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Why is my period lasting so long?

Why is my period lasting so long?

Likely irregular: Ovulation. This doesn't allow for the hormonal variations that create an orderly and monthly withdrawel. There are other things. Though low probability, endometrial cancer is a possibility so go in. ...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 last period started 3/15/15 I took a preg. Test on 04/26/15 and came neg. why has my period delayed so long?

My last period started 3/15/15 I took a preg. Test on 04/26/15 and came neg. why has my period delayed so long?

Probably benign: There are many reasons for missed cycles. Stress, weight loss, medicines. And, of course, pregnancy. It is pretty common for women to have occasional irregularity in the lengths of their menstrual cycles and this is most likely that. However, I'd definitely repeat your pregnancy test to confirm it is still negative. If 3 months go by and you still have no period hormonal test are in order. ...Read more

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Got Depo-Provera shot 3mon ago, been bleeding for a month.Time for the shot again but don't want to if i keep bleeding. Why have i had my period for so long?

Got Depo-Provera shot 3mon ago, been bleeding for a month.Time for the shot again but don't want to if i keep bleeding. Why have i had my period for so long?

Side effects : It's pretty common to have spotting (or even bleeding) with the depo shot. Usually it's better the second time you get it, but let your doc know. Sometimes they will give some birth control pills to help the spotting go away. Talk to your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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After a week and a half of thinking i missed my period i suddenly get it. But what took my period so long to come? I didn't get decembers period?

After a week and a half of thinking i missed my period i suddenly get it. But what took my period so long to come? I didn't get decembers period?

Never to know: This common situation is often difficult to determine the cause. Missed periods in young females are quite common and are often related to extremes, such as dieting, exercise, obesity, or stress. If your periods do not normalize to your regular experience you may want to consult your gynecologist about this. ...Read more

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My period is lasting longer than usual?

My period is lasting longer than usual?

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

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What can cause long periods without my period?

What can cause long periods without my period?

Anovulation: Anovulatory cycles are cycles in which the ovary fails to release an egg. This disrupts hormonal levels and leads to abnormal or no bleeding. ...Read more

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What could cause my period to be longer than normal?

What could cause my period to be longer than normal?

Many things: Longer menstrual flow is usually caused by a hormonal change (even pregnancy), a problem in the uterus, or a blood clotting defect. More than 7 day periods or a sudden change for you can indicate a problem and should be checked. ...Read more

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Any tips? My period is currently late/really long cycle?

Any tips? My period is currently late/really long cycle?

Late periods: Reasons for late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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