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Reason for prolonged and heavy period - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have had a prolonged period for the past several weeks and it has got worse within the past few hours??
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did this happen before?
User :   I have been irregular ever since i got off birthcontrol 2 years ago
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   never gone on this long
User :   24
User :   female
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are there any clots in the bleeding?
User :   yes
Doctor :   I suggest that you take a Tab. Mefenamic Acid twice a day after food
Doctor :   for a day
Doctor :   Take plenty of bed rest
Doctor :   Meanwhile you should visit a Gynecologist and get this evaluated.
User :   I also have HPV could this be a cause?
Doctor :   Periods are irregular after discontinuing birth control pills for a few cycles
Doctor :   HPV is not known to cause heavy menstrual bleed
Doctor :   Are you with me?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available round the clock.
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