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2 periods in a month, heavy flow - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my periods usually last about 3-5 days and are generally light. this month i have had 2 periods. but the second one was light and lasted about 4 days then stopped, but it started again and its a heavy flow. ive been on my period for almost 14 days and i am not taking birth control. what could be the cause?
Doctor :   hello
User :   im 20 yrs old and i have no insurance im desperatly looking for some answers
Doctor :   so you have been menstruating for 14 days now ?>
User :   about that yes
Doctor :   well i am sorry but you have no other option but to see a gynecologist
User :   you dont know of any possibilities that it might be or what could be causing it
Doctor :   its called dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Doctor :   and the causes are many
User :   thank you
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