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Late period, spotted, got light period den heavy & light. Stayed light & still bleeding for a wk w/ cramps now when period only last 4 days. Plz help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Sx's

Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.
e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy.

In brief: Sx's

Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.
e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy.
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