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Period, heavy third day. Can medicines be taken to stop the flow? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hello Doctor Good Morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:This is XXXXXXX here
User:This is my third day of periods and the flow is high, and i have to attend a family function in a temple on Sunday.
User:Can i take any medicine to stop the flow
Doctor:Is is not advisalbe
Doctor:and there is no drug that can help you in reducing the flow
User:oh ok
User:but is there something else... this is a very important function and you know with periods we can enter temple... thats why i am asking...
Doctor: XXXXXXX as it is your third day today, the flow will decrease
Doctor:by sunday, it may stop too
User:but normally i have slight bleeding for abt 6 days
Doctor:See, once the periods has started, there is no way we can stop it
User:ok :(
Doctor:if only you want to postpone the periods, that can be done
User:ok doctor, Thank you.
Doctor:Thank you too
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