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I just finished my period about 4 days ago (heavy bleeding, sore breasts and some cramping). I was surprised when i started bleeding again. ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Heavy periods

There are multiple options.
Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed.

In brief: Heavy periods

There are multiple options.
Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed.
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