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Why Is My Period So Long
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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
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
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
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
Every 28 days. : Normally if your periods are regular it should be pretty close to this. ...Read more
Periods: 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 more
Menorrhagia: You have prolonged bleeding. This is not likely your period, but a form of dysfunctional bleeding for a variety of reasons. Please see a gynecologist or at least your family physician. I would call first thing Monday morning so you can get in. The issue is that you are likely becoming anemic and need some medical help to stop the bleeding. ...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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