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Prolonged menstrual cycle for last 15 days

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Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair

OBGYN

Practicing since :1986

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Posted on Thu, 4 Apr 2019 in Pregnancy
Question: Prolonged menstrual cycle for last 15 days
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Need more details

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Greetings
Are you suffering from any HORMONAL ISSUES esply low thyroid or PCOS?
what is your weight and height?
Are you married or sexually active?
Is it first time you are having this problem or always like this?
Feel free to ask your doubt with more details
REGARDS
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair 14 minutes later
Hi,

I was diagnosed with PCOS 4 years ago and had taken birth control pills to regulate it for a few months. I wasn't diagnosed with thyroid back then but had issues in insulin test. But it is 4 years ago.

I have period issues on and off since 4 years but this time it is since 15 days that I have spotting and having intermittent bleeding. How do I stop this as its very difficult to deal with this now. I am sexually active

My weight is 59 and height 5 1
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You will need medicines

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Greetings
I can understand your situation.
PCOS cannot be cured but can be controlled with medicines.
In your case it is due to hormonal variations due to PCOS.
You will need a gynaec check up directly as to decide on tablets.Initially hormones may be taken .The tablet and dose varies from person to person.
You may continue with oc pills like XXXXXXX for some time to regularise your cycles.
I hope my answer helps you.
You definitely need a direct check up with gynaecologist.
REGARDS
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair 11 minutes later
Thanks Doctor - Is there any side effect of taking bc pills for menstrual cycle regulation? I am very scared of taking it for months - like I did last time
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Nothing serious.Initially you can take .At least for 6 months.
REGARDS
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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