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Having frequent periods, profuse bleeding during periods. Prescribed medicines. Having skin infection near lips, feeling moody. Suggestions?

My daughter is 12 years old.She attained maturity 3 months before and every month she is getting profuse bleeding and the time gap between the periods is reducing . It was 28 days and then 23 days and now 20 days. the doctor has advised her with half tablet of T. Modus from 14th day to 28th day. Is it ok for her age. Will she not have any side effects. She is having skin infection near her lips and looks pale and irritable and moody most of the time. Please advise
Asked On : Sat, 15 Dec 2012
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gud morning..
i understand ur anxiety for ur child .but at the very outset i would like to inform u that during menarche ie starting of the menses ,these disturbances r common in most of the girls..i feel its been may b nearly 4-5 mths only since ur child got the first menses..
so for atleast 1 yr or even 2 yrs u need not b afraid of these sort of irregular periods as these are the consequence of anxiety or irregular diet or improper hormonal balance..
skin inf is one of the side effects of tab modus or any hormones ,so nothing to worry..
as per my opinion i feel u can better stop the tablets and just give diet full of iron content like green leafs and then follow up for 1 mth ..if everything is ok ,then nothing to worry..sometimes even family history is also there..
so better stop the tabs and wait with good diet for 1 or 2 mths ..
Answered: Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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