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Why Is My Period 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
Today is my 11 day on my period. I'm worryed I've actually never had my period for this long. I got the depo shot on March 26,2015 is this the reason why my period is so long? Is it ever gunna end? What should I do? Should I be worried? Help!! I'm scared.
Could be the depo: shot, if it does not stop in the next week call your gyn. ...Read more
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?
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
What does it mean when my period is lasting longer than usual? It's usually 5 days but this time it's lasting over 10 days. This had never happened before.
Intermenstrual bleed: It is not uncommon for women with normal menstrual cycles to have an episode of either bleeding between cycles, missed period, heavier or longer period than normal. These episodes are often due to sudden hormonal changes, possibly due to recent illness, stress, weight changes, certain meds, living with other menstruating women, or pregnancy. If they keep lasting longer than 8 days get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My period is usually no longer then 5 days! This Period is going on day 8. I'm active during this period, could that be why it's so long?
Menstrual flow: Duration of bleeding can vary cycle to cycle. The fact that you were sexually active during menstruation could give the appearance of longer, heavier flow as menstrual blood would mix with the ejaculate. The color would also give some insight. Is it bright red: active free flow. Dark red or brownish: old blood, no longer active flow. I would simply keep track and if persists seek evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took the EC pill take action on thursday the 19th my period started on 12th why does it seem like im having a full blown period how long is this for?
Check preg test: Plan b is essentially a large dose of Progesterone hormone designed to mess up the normal hormonal balance to block or delay ovulation. ItregulaR periods after are common. Important to check a preg test to make sure it worked and then schedule a visit with your obgyn to start more effective long term birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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