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Causes of long periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   how can i help U?
User :   m suffering from very long days periods
User :   they got complete in almost 7 8 days
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   ur age/marital status
User :   very less flow bt nt painful
User :   i am 23 unmarried
Doctor :   do u mean u have irregular periods
User :   yea yuo can say
Doctor :   since how long?
User :   pls suggest me somthing
User :   from past few months
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   was it fine before?
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   not exactly bt they used to b finished in 3 4 days
Doctor :   Menstrual cycles vary in length from one woman to another.
Doctor :   Menstrual flow lasts about 3 to 7 days. A menstrual period is considered late if it is 5 or more days overdue according to the usual pattern of periods. A period is considered missed if there is no menstrual flow for 6 or more weeks.
Doctor :   its cause might be due to:-
Doctor :   Stress
Doctor :   Hormone imbalance
User :   ok doctor
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   If the irregularity is due to stress then your periods should return when the activities or situations that are stressing you are eliminated

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