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Prolonged menstruation problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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I am 49and have regular periods but now I have been mesturating for 3 weeks, at 2 weeks Dr put me on medroxypr for 10 days and still mesturating. Whats next? And when does this become way too long?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   so how many days have gone by with you on the medicine ?
User :   9 Days
Doctor :   and you are menstruating the same ?
Doctor :   or have it decreased ?
User :   Not as heavy as before the medicine.
Doctor :   is it substantial decrease ?
User :   Using 2 super tampons per day insted of every 2 hours.
Doctor :   see the recommended doseduration is about 10 to 16 days. so you still have time
Doctor :   so i will suggest that you please carry on with it
Doctor :   also it does seems to be having a effect
Doctor :   so just be patient
User :   My Dr said it would stop my period and then would start again with in 10 days. Ok Thanks
Doctor :   its still under the recommended dosage duration
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   Ok I will wait awhile then
Doctor :   ok
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