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The period that never ends!

I started my period on September 8th, and it's still going on. I do have an appointment to see my doctor on Friday. I was just wondering if anyone else had experienced anything like this. Hoping to have some idea what is going on before I go in.

This had happened before, but not to this extent. Every few months I'll have a longer period, usually about 2 weeks. But this one is showing no sign of stopping.

Does anyone have any advice or stories to share? Any ideas on why this may be happening?

Thanks to all!!

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tracy0812

Asked by tracy0812 at 5:57 AM on Sep. 27, 2011 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • menopause?
    ColleenF30

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 6:04 AM on Sep. 27, 2011

  • Are you on birth control?
    GomezMami2908

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 6:15 AM on Sep. 27, 2011

  • You may have uterine fibroids which you can have heavy bleeding with your period.
    sta517

    Answer by sta517 at 6:22 AM on Sep. 27, 2011

  • No, no birth control. I had my tubes ties about 5 years ago. Because I have high bleed pressure, my doctor felt it wasn't a safe option for me.
    tracy0812

    Comment by tracy0812 (original poster) at 6:23 AM on Sep. 27, 2011

  • Look it up it will explain what fibroids are: Type in about Fibroid Bleeding. I have had these.
    sta517

    Answer by sta517 at 6:25 AM on Sep. 27, 2011

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