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How long dose your period last usually ?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 4-7 days

The average period lasts 4-7 days.
The average cycle length (from the first day of one period to the first day of the next) is 28 days. If your periods are irregular, you might consider visiting your doctor for an evaluation.

In brief: 4-7 days

The average period lasts 4-7 days.
The average cycle length (from the first day of one period to the first day of the next) is 28 days. If your periods are irregular, you might consider visiting your doctor for an evaluation.
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 3 to 5 days average

The average length of the menstrual period is 3 to 5 days.
Up to 7 days is not uncommon and 10 days of bleeding is not considered abnormal. If you bleed more the 10 days each cycle you should be seen by your gynecologist for evaluation.

In brief: 3 to 5 days average

The average length of the menstrual period is 3 to 5 days.
Up to 7 days is not uncommon and 10 days of bleeding is not considered abnormal. If you bleed more the 10 days each cycle you should be seen by your gynecologist for evaluation.
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