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I had prolonged periods..Low iron. Should I try to stop all periods for a while? Healthier than taking iron?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Maybe

The first step is to find out why the periods are prolonged by a gyn md who may not only recommend iron rx but if there is pelvic pathology causing the prolonged periods suggest methods to resolve the problem rather than a "stopgap" measure such as period cessation.

In brief: Maybe

The first step is to find out why the periods are prolonged by a gyn md who may not only recommend iron rx but if there is pelvic pathology causing the prolonged periods suggest methods to resolve the problem rather than a "stopgap" measure such as period cessation.
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