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Regular periods but limited bleeding, swollen feet. Normal?

HI i am 35 years old female working as a medical transcriptionist. I have 2 children, 8 and 3 years old, 2 cesarean sections, now a days, my periods which is regular (28 days), but the bleeding is limited to 1-2 days only. i have no other symptoms, except swelling of the feet if i sit too long. Is it normal to have scanty bleeding?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Yes it is normal to have bleeding for 2 days. Infact menstrual bleeding in terms of amount and time varies from person to person.

The swelling on your feet can be postural due to your occupation and can be prevent by taking breaks when you can walk or do some leg exercises.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sunil 's  Response

Thanks for posting your query.

As you are experiencing feet swelling, make sure it is not due to constriction position causing compression of vessels and swelling. Any sprain & strain may also cause pain and swelling. Rule out Deep Vein Thrombosis, cardiac and kidney disease.

You are advised to visit your doctor and get necessary tests like ECG, urea & creatinine,TSH & T3, Doppler U/S etc to rule out conditions.

Hope it helps.

Take Care!
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Critical Care Specialist Dr. Sadiq Mughal's  Response
Hi thanks for your question.
Bleeding for 1 to 2 days is normal and there is nothing to worry.You are right in accessing cause of edema as your posture and this is normal physiologic process..
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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