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I get my period every few months and sometimes even less frequently. When I do get it, it lasts for a month straight. Is this normal?

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Dr. Howard Schreiber
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pcos,anovulation

Lack of regular ovulation, pcos or recent weight gain can can cause this problem and evaluation is necessary.
See a gynecologist.

In brief: Pcos,anovulation

Lack of regular ovulation, pcos or recent weight gain can can cause this problem and evaluation is necessary.
See a gynecologist.
Dr. Howard Schreiber
Dr. Howard Schreiber
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Schreiber is absolutely right. Pituitary disease is less common than several other causes, though more dangerous.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely not

This should prompt a workup by your primary care physician.
I am especially worried about pituitary disease.

In brief: Absolutely not

This should prompt a workup by your primary care physician.
I am especially worried about pituitary disease.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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