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On birth control, had lengthy and unusual periods, sharp back and pelvic pains, headaches. Cause of concern?

I am a 25 year old female on birth control . I started my period on Monday which was really 3 days earlier than normal with light brown discharge then started bleeding light red blood I have been on my period for seven days and I usually only have it for 3 or 4 days. I have been having sharp pains in my back, pelvic pain and headaches . I have even had pain in my hips. Should I be concerned.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Pelvic pain radiating to hips , irregular bleeding, headaches , on birth control , so such type of stomach may be due to .
1 Fibroid in uterus , diagnosis can be confirmed by ultrasound of uterus .
2 PCOD or infection of fallopian tube , diagnosis can be confirmed by ultrasound of both ovaries with tubes.
3 Irregular bleeding present with pelvic pain so may be due to hormonal imbalance , diagnosis can be confirmed by examination of blood for eastrogen, androgen, F S H/L H ratio.
In my opinion consult a gynecologist and get his opinion as physical examination is very important in this case.
Good luck. Dr. HET
Answered: Wed, 30 Oct 2013
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